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Sustainability @ NYU: BioDesign

Annick Saralegui is a Gallatin Senior studying the intersection of design, microbiology, and sustainability through her concentration “Environmental Design for the Regenerative Economy.” In her most recent endeavor, she founded a climate science, culture, biology and design magazine known as “Symbiont.” This blog post and video are a part of Design Week 2021: Designing Waste Out, presented by Design Lab @ NYU MakerSpace. Design Week is an annual week of events focused on a critical aspect of design.…
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Sustainability @ NYU: Fishel Aquaponics

Project and blog post by E.J. and E.W. Aquaponic farming produces environmentally sustainable food by leveraging natural relationships between water, fish, and plants. In an aquaponic system, water from a fish tank is cycled through a vegetable bed. The fish waste in this water provides organic fertilizer to the plants; as the roots absorb the fish waste, they purify the water for the fish. In contrast to conventional agriculture, a well-designed aquaponic system requires no…
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Sustainability @ NYU: Longboards

Project and blog post by Isabela “Isay” Acenas At 4PM, the mechanics shop my parents work in closes, but at 4:01PM, I’m setting up for class in the back corner of the warehouse. Saws, screwdrivers, and safety glasses are on each worktable. Although remote learning has been difficult to manage across a 3-hour time difference, it has also allowed me to spend time in the warehouse I grew up in and dive deeper into woodworking…

How to make an LED Light Board!

This post was written by Edward Quito, the winner of the November MakerSpace Mini Grant. Design process This project was a gift to my sister, who asked me to create LEDs for her room. Rather than have simple LED lights strung around her bedroom, I thought of concentrating them into a unique design instead. I also wanted to incorporate her artwork into the design, which ended up being the corner flowers. As for the placement…

New Fellowship Opportunities: NYU Female Founders Fellowship and NYU First Generation to College Founders Fellowship

The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute has announced two new fellowship and funding opportunities: the Female Founders Fellowship and the First Generation to College Founders Fellowship. The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute is excited to share a new Female Founders Fellowship to better support student entrepreneurs who are committed to advancing gender equality in entrepreneurship! The program will equip 15-25 fellows each year, with the following support: Training: Fellows will have access to comprehensive startup training and mentorship through The NYU Entrepreneurial…
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