Fall 2019 Prototyping fund

The Design lab at MakerSpace hosted the awardees of the Prototyping Fund to review various methods and tools for prototyping on October 4th. Participants were encouraged to use prototyping as a tool to answer a question at hand. Using this notion, over the span of the semester, participants will treat prototypes as “questions embodied” and translate their vision into something that can be used to collect feedback from users. The teams were advised by the…

J term Startup Sprint!

The J-Term Startup Sprint Info Sessions are here! Starting from Jan 7–17, get access to a $1,000 grant, $5,000 in perks, expert mentorship, workshops, and deep customer exploration to advance your startup! All applicants must attend an info session prior to applying. Click here to learn more and RSVP. Grab this opportunity to take your startup to the next level! Here are the details for the Info session dates/times:Fri 10/18, 4:00–5:30PM @ Leslie eLabMon 10/21, 4:00–5:30PM @ Leslie eLabThu…

Film Screening: You’re invited!

The NYU Ability Project invites you to the screening of The Ability Exchange, followed by a discussion with its director, Bing Wang (TSOA ’13) and Allan Goldstein, professor in the Department of Technology, Culture and Society at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. A light reception will follow. The Ability Exchange is a documentary film about an innovative disability studies course (Disability Studies: CAM 2204) at NYU Tandon where students and self-advocates with cerebral palsy team up to make…

DFA Design Jam highlights!

Design Jam for Accessibility in Urban Areas, a flagship event organized by NYU’s Design for America (DFA) student club was recently held at NYU Tandon’s MakerSpace in partnership with the Design Lab. Co-hosting this event was one of the initiatives taken by the Design Lab to encourage creative design thinking and prototyping. Through this event, students at New York University were presented with the rare opportunity of making the world more accessible. Students dived in to the multiple stages of…

Fellowship opportunity-Echoing Green

Want to solve the world’s most urgent problems? If you have the ideas and vision to bring positive change to the world, this opportunity is for you. All that matters is that you are committed to the problem you are solving and are ready to make a big impact. Through the two-year, full-time Fellowship, Echoing Green finds social entrepreneurs, and invests deeply in the growth of their ideas and leadership. Their goal is to find…
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