Social Innovation

Looking Back at the Winterhouse Symposium

Last August 7-9, the School of Design hosted the seventh annual Winterhouse Symposium. Terry Irwin, Head of the School of Design, and Associate Professor Kristin Hughes curated and coordinated the Symposium’s events. The 2016 cohort of 23 participants included School of Design faculty members Hannah du Plessis and Marc Rettig, as well as Ph.D. student Silvia Mata-Marin.

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Behind the Board is an organization which seeks to establish creative opportunities for aspiring teenagers in the Hazelwood community. At Behind the Board, Hazelwood teens will collaborate with mentors and local business owners to hand-paint sandwich boards for these businesses. This program will not only provide a safe environment for teenagers to gain exposure in business environments, but will help build relationships throughout the Hazelwood community as a whole.

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