The Greer Environmental Sciences Center: An Immersive Science Experience at the Crossroads of Research and Stewardship

The Greer Environmental Sciences Center: An Immersive Science Experience at the Crossroads of Research and Stewardship

01.23.18

By facilitating an immersive learning experience, the LEED Gold Greer Center extends beyond its size to encourage a culture of collaboration and connect Virginia Wesleyan University to the ongoing study and stewardship of the Chesapeake Bay region.

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This Is Charlottesville Collaboration with Sarah Cramer Shields

This Is Charlottesville Collaboration with Sarah Cramer Shields

11.18.17

Sarah Cramer Shield's This Is Charlottesville project documents responses from professionals and community members about their connection to Charlottesville and what makes this a place of resilience, reinvention, and rediscovery.

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Design-Thinking with Students as Experts

Design-Thinking with Students as Experts

11.16.17

The Discovery Elementary School Seat Design Challenge invited 83 fifth graders to re-imagine the design of furniture to create a novel space in their school. Featuring a host of experts working alongside students and teachers, the maker curriculum covered a 6-month period—from an initial discovery and research phase to a high-intensity 2-week prototyping workshop.

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