More color, up close.

Final Fall SAGE Event: Building the Scholars Cup

For our Final Fall 2013 SAGE Event (identifying Skills, Accomplishments, and Goals for Enterprise), Second-Year Scholars participated in a collaborative design process with a team of artisans and designers from the Diablo Glass School in nearby Roxbury. One group of 15 Scholars conceptualized the color of the piece, while the other group of 15 Scholars […]

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The Scholars Ground Rules

During our orientation session, our group of Scholars established a set of common ground rules that will govern our interactions with one another over the course of the year. Scholars Ground Rules 2013 How do we create a group culture that is rigorous, supportive, exciting, and collaborative? Be timely. Positive energy and outlook, keeping an […]

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, a famous Hindu temple on Lake Bratan near Bedugul, Bali.

Learning to Change the World

Wow, summer is finally coming to a close. Four solid months of summer is a long time without classes, but luckily I had an exciting international experience lined up! I had the chance to go on a Dialogue of Civilizations program to Bali, Indonesia. After the program I also had lined up a twenty-day whirlwind […]

Sofia at the museum.

Location Piece #2

Here at the University Scholars we are a creative bunch. With this in mind, I asked our Scholars to work with me on an artistic assignment during late winter. Drawing inspiration from the work of the conceptual artist Douglas Huebler and his Location Piece #2 (1969), I asked the Scholars to photograph one or more […]