Posted by Eric Newton
Journalism is ripe for reinvention. The right journalism schools can become engines that drive innovation. Creative minds at forward-facing research universities can rise to the challenge of renewing the role of journalism in society.
Take those three statements, sprinkle on what I say below, and you’ll see why I ...
May 29, 2015, 6:47 p.m., Posted by Matt Haggman
We have a terrific lineup of events set for this month in Miami that are supported by Knight Foundation. They include:
June 1: The Idea Center @ Miami Dade College hosts “Exponential Organizations – A Transformative Single Day Course with Salim Ismail”.
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Every Monday, Hacks/Hackers hosts OpenHack Miami at The LAB.
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Join Code for MIA for their weekly Civic Hack Night.
June 1: Website Building in HTML5 & CSS3 at The LAB Miami.
June 3: “Post-Investment”, the fifth installment of AGP’s Angel Education Series, will be held at the Kellogg School of Management.
May 29, 2015, 11:33 a.m., Posted by Carol Coletta
As American cities fill with new and smaller households, school populations are shrinking. And that means a lot of closed schools in communities with no idea how to repurpose them.
Enter Lindsey Scannapieco, principal with Scout, Ltd. and now the enthusiastic developer of the Edward Bok Technical School in South Philadelphia. It is a mammoth undertaking – an eight-story, 340,000-square-foot hulk of a building with two gyms, one of the city’s largest auditoriums, science labs, a commercial kitchen and more.
May 29, 2015, 9:38 a.m., Posted by Jason Chandler
Photo by Jason Chandler.
On April 21, FIorida International University architecture students enrolled in the Knight-sponsored Miami Urban Neighborhood Building Studio had their final review in the BEA Gallery at the Paul L. Cejas School of Architecture Building. Twent faculty and invited guests reviewed approximately 100 students projects. Notable attendees included Prof. Francis Lyn of Florida Atlantic University, architect Bill Lane and architect Margi Nothard of Glavovic Studio.
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