Speakers from IDEO, the d.school and the Stanford School of Medicine discussed how to design for prevention at the Public Health Extravaganza Thursday evening. The Stanford Journal of Public Health sponsored the event.
Amid bright green rubber and metal mechanisms, a prosthetic leg leaning on a table and muffled noises from the back room, Krista Donaldson, CEO of D-Rev, a nonprofit that develops products to help the health and income of the impoverished on a global level, is busy at work.
The students’ plan is straightforward: Buy a red truck, fill it with tools and drive it to schools. The team — Jason Chua ’11 M.S. ’12, Prat Ganapathy M.S. ’12, Kathayoon Khalil Ph.D. ’14, Eugene Korsunskiy M.F.A. ’12, Diane Lee ’12 and Aaron Peck ’12 — calls itself SparkLab and hopes to deliver hands-on learning to Bay Area students.
The Embrace Infant Warmer, developed by Stanford students, won the 2011 People’s Choice Award in the Body Category, INDEX Award announced at the awards ceremony in Copenhagen.
As an English major, I’ve always been interested in different types of storytelling. I’m a fan of comics myself, as I’m sure a lot of you are. And of course, I love me some Batman as much as the next guy, but here’s a cool example of how comics can bring about social awareness and…
Imagine walking into your classroom every morning not knowing what it is going to look like. his might sound uncharacteristic of an academic setting, but that sense of constant change is exactly what makes the new Design School (d.school) building so unique.