Design Bloc

2019 ~ Present


Use design thinking and design behaviors in a team environment to:

A: understand campus and community issues using an empathetic approach,

B: engage with campus and external community members using a rapid prototyping methodology, and 

C: implement change and design interventions that contribute to positive outcomes that create a novel world.

Issues Involved or Addressed

Design thinking, design behaviors, multi-disciplinary teamwork and experiential learning.

Methods and Technologies

  • Design Thinking and Design Process
  • Multi-disciplinary Teamwork
  • Rapid Prototyping & Iteration
  • Contextual Awareness
  • Empathy
  • Entrepreneurial Sustainability
  • Creative Craft
  • Ethnography

Academic Majors of Interest

  • All Disciplines
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physiology
  • Business Administration, Management
  • City and Regional Planning
  • College of Architecture
  • College of Computing
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Sciences
  • Computational Media
  • Computational Science and Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Public Policy
  • Sports, Society, and Technology
  • Urban Design

Preferred Interests and Preparation

Any BS undergrad major in any college/department interested in learning about and implementing design thinking to address campus and greater community issues.

Meeting Schedule & Location



Meeting Location: 

Klaus 1440

Meeting Day: 


Team Advisors