DFA CO-FOUNDER, HANNAH CHUNG, WINS STARTUP COMPETITION, PRAISE FROM WARREN BUFFETT

October 30, 2013Miscellaneous

This article is reproduced from Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering’s website: Hannah Chung, a recent McCormick graduate and co-creator of an educational toy for children with diabetes, won a pitch competition October 17 at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit. Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, one of the contest’s judges, complimented Chung on her “extremely good” presentation during … Read More

Vegetables Bike Racks in New Haven

October 17, 2013Design Phase, Development, Implement

Pulling up on his Specialized Allez bike, Ben Green faced a big decision: Tie up to the stylish squash? The inviting carrots? Or the happy broccoli? The Yale rising senior, a squash man at heart, is the “super intern” in the office of city traffic tsar Jim Travers.In less than ten months he has spearheaded … Read More

Lulu Mickelson: Social Activist and DJ All In One

October 3, 2013DFA Behind the Scenes, Leadership, Profiles

Recently featured on Barnard’s campus online magazine, we get a close look at Lulu Mickelson (’14 Urban Studies. Concentration: American History) What has been your role with Design for America?  After my first year on campus, I was frustrated with the top-down approach to community service most student organizations employed. I felt like undergrads were volunteering … Read More