"In grad school, I did my Master’s in Industrial Design and I found that there are a lot of people that are attracted to design in order to make things cool and shiny. I believe that it is a designer’s responsibility to address a lot of the challenges that design created and I wanted to design for people that were typically an afterthought in the design process – people whose accessibility was an afterthought."
Faculty Interview: Maija Renko, Driehaus College of Business
"Younger generations are seeing business as a means to achieve a variety of goals, not just for creating profit but also for solving problems."
Faculty Interview: Dr. Horace Hall, College of Education
"For future teachers who have the intention of going into less privileged spaces, it's important that they come to know and to realize the lives that exist there and how to help them navigate and negotiate that space with students, their parents, and the community at large. That is a way in which I think we become more fully human—when we can see others."
Faculty Interview: Dr. Barbara Willard, College of Communication
"Knowing what I know about climate change communication, it's important that you don't focus on the apocalyptic nature or the dark side, and that you don’t say 'There is no hope.' I’m one who likes to stress hope in the face of this dire situation."