This video series explores how the humanities are not fading but evolving. Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are the engine of the future, but the humanities are the oil.
San Francisco-based Kimi Lee and Atlanta-based Ashley Woodman embrace an initial low-technology approach for creating products for Shutterfly, Inc.’s Tiny Prints stationery and customizable products division.
Stanford’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design partnered with Epicenter, an initiative focused on engineering students’ entrepreneurial potential, to host a workshop that put “design thinking” to work.
The challenge? To integrate entrepreneurship and innovation into the college engineering experience.
Stanford students designed music-playing helmets and lockable bike lights to increase bicycle safety on campus. A bicyclist who wasn’t wearing a helmet died on campus last year after being hit by a car.