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This post is part of a human-centered design (HCD) theme for February. Students reflect on their experiences within the HCD class and how the acquired skills have impacted their lives. Two other articles related to this theme that you can check out are this one from Forbes by the president of Harvey Mudd College, and […]

Linked below is an article from student-run newspaper, The Student Life (TSL) by Becky Hoving, on the Human-Centered Design class.

Linked below is a Forbes article by Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College, on the importance of teaching creativity in higher ed.  

On Wednesday, January 24th, Ruben Murray—a junior at Pomona College and an International Relations major—organized a screening at the Hive of his short documentary, MBERU NAKPAT: The Wrestling Fisherman. This event was attended by several students from the Claremont Colleges, eager to communally experience what their colleague had created. Ruben’s insightful documentary focuses on the […]

In June, the Hive hosted a Future of Design in Higher Education conference, frequently referred to as The Convening. The event was a continuation of the January Convening in Dallas organized by Kate Canales (Southern Methodist University) and Doreen Lorenzo (University of Texas at Austin). In attendance, we had 40 design educators from 25 institutions […]

Hideas is an initiative by Hive student staff, Olivia Cornfield, that allows members of the 5C community to share their ideas with each other via a recording station in one of the rooms at the Hive, the Vault. This is a collage podcast, compiling voices from the community, for the community, to create community. For […]

The Hive is pleased to announce that we have awarded 11 grants to teams of faculty and staff from the Claremont Colleges to infuse creative collaboration and active learning into their courses and teaching. This semester, we have awarded eight course activity grants for Fall ’17 courses to support course activities by individual faculty members […]

On Sunday, Rick and Susan Sontag of the eponymous Rick and Susan Sontag Center for Collaborative Creativity (thats us!) received honorary degrees at Pomona College’s 124th Commencement. Rick and Susan, both alumni of the Claremont Colleges, are instrumental to the Hive’s existence, so we were happy to see the two honored by Pomona. They currently serve as […]

Summer time! Congratulations for making it through another semester! In case you were wondering, we are happy to announce that we will be open over summer starting Monday, May 15th. For all of you still on campus, drop by and create between 9AM and 5PM from Monday through Friday. Send us an email before you come by! We’ll […]