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Pat commented on Design Thinking for/in Higher Education

Great course—would love to hear about the outcome. I actually had a similar idea and presented it during my MFA thesis defense back in 2007. I was asked the question, “Do you think that design will continue to be the provenance of Art Schools,” and I responded, “No.” They were shocked. Do you remember the book, Cluetrain Manifesto . . . The train keeps leaving the station, and no one gets on! Enrollment is declining, new players emerge daily—we HAVE to get out of our silos and get on that train, yesterday!!!

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Pat commented on White Sp ace . . . Choose Your Own Adventure

Hi, Kate,

Thank you so much for your kind words and links. StartUp Weekends are a great way to test the waters and work out kinks. And just like this challenge, you meet such amazing people and your resources magnify by powers of ten. Your idea for rural and underserved communities is outstanding. I especially love your inclusion of mental health services. Our ideas are quite sympatico!