As the year comes to an end, I thank the Design Lab for developing both my hard and soft skills. I experienced the wonders of multidisciplinary collaboration, and just how much people love to share their interests with others. I believe the best way to learn is through simply speaking with others. In doing so, I was quickly able to learn their interests, and hey, some of them also became mine before I knew it!
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from Lab Notes
My first year at the Shapiro Design Lab is ending at this moment, as I sit in the Lab writing this blog post during my last Open Workshop shift. I have worked on many projects, consulted a few university course teams, and attended many campus-wide workshops. Through them all, I have gained a wonderfully positive view on the Lab and its ability to bring so much knowledge to one time and place.
After a ton of failed prints, annoyed workers, and wasted filament, I managed to 3D print a single phone case.
The goals of the workshop were to understand the science and research of unconscious bias, to become our own background and its impact on our perceptions, to identify how bias and the processes of the unconscious mind can impact decisions and results, and to apply new strategies for practicing more conscious awareness so that we are better able to advocate for inclusion in our organizations.
Design Lab Intern Doug McDonald reflects on his experience attending a "Deep Listening" workshop through the Library Diversity Council.
Design lab intern Carol Zhang shares her thoughts on a stress management workshop she attended.
Here's what the Shapiro Design Lab will be up to in 2017-18!
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