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Design for America

Design competition makes Vanderbilt libraries more meaningful for students

Feb. 13, 2018—Developing a formal plan to bring more librarians' expertise into the undergraduate research experience was among the winning ideas in the Wild Bunch Library Design Challenge for Vanderbilt students.

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Vanderbilt’s libraries host design competition to improve user experience

Jan. 26, 2018—Starting Feb. 3, the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will co-host a student competition that promotes the application of design thinking to improve the library user's experience.

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Students to create temporary park for Park(ing) Day Sept. 21

Sep. 19, 2012—Park(ing) Day, an annual worldwide event in which designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks, is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 21. In 2011, 975 parks were created in 162 cities in 35 countries on 6 continents. Organizers hope to top those numbers this year. Vanderbilt students with Design for America, an...

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