Create spaces on campus that promote student creativity and entrepreneurship.
Get an overview of different types of student-focused innovation spaces that campuses across the country are creating, and learn tips for starting your own project. Our expert instructor from The Garage at Northwestern University and Gensler and Associates will give you suggestions for how you can better define your future innovation space by helping you answer key questions, such as:
After participating in this webcast, you will be able to immediately begin defining your own innovation space.
As a part of this webcast, you will see pictures of innovation spaces on multiple campuses. Seeing these different spaces will allow you to better understand what these spaces look like and have a more informed conversation about starting your own initiative.
This webcast is designed for institutions looking to plan or adopt a student-focused innovation space, which could include professionals from a number of different areas on campus, including:
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After participating in this online training, you will be able to take initial steps to define your innovation space on campus.
Melissa is the Executive Director of The Garage, the hub for student entrepreneurship and innovation at Northwestern. Melissa is an exGoogler, Startup veteran, and entrepreneur with a decade of experience at consumer technologies companies in Silicon Valley. She has worked in-house at Google, YouTube, Polyvore (acquired by Yahoo) and Luvocracy (acquired by WalMart Labs). Most recently, she built her own influencer marketing agency called Storylark. Melissa holds a B.A. in computer science from Dartmouth College.
A Gensler Principal and Registered Architect, David is a Leader of Gensler’s Education Practice Area and leads the Chicago office’s Community Studio. He heads up a team focused on research-based design for educational environments that is redefining the campus in response to today’s digital-native student. Actively leading conversations with administrators, professors and futurists exploring the future of the campus, David and his team have published the results of several studies that show how space can support learning and transform the overall campus experience. David serves on the Academic Advisory Board at the University of Kansas School of Architecture, where he earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree, and he is working with the school to develop new curriculum for the profession’s next generation. He is the Chairman of the Board of the Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA), an organization charged with creating a high-performing urban environment in the Chicago’s Loop, which includes America’s Urban Campus and the 50,000 students that call the district home. He is the Founding Chairperson of the Chicago Placemaking Committee and Founding Member of the Wabash Arts Corridor Advisory Board. David serves with the Chicago Department of Transportation’s Placemaking Advisory Committee, which is looking to redefine the placemaking standards for the city of Chicago.
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