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UNITE: Collective Sustainability

Our Spring UNITE discussion focuses on our collective responsibility to design and implement sustainable practices. While individual responsibility is important, we often underplay the role that organizations play in securing ...

UNITE: Pioneers of Prosthetic Design

Amazing advances are happening in the fields of prosthetics and bionics. Surgeons and prosthetic designers are working together to change lives. This panel discussion highlights pioneers of prosthetic and bionic ...

UNITE • Designing for the Gig Economy

Onset of the Gig Economy The modern workplace is changing. According to experts, in just two years, half of us could be members of the so-called ‘gig economy’. In the gig ...

UNITE • The Business Case for Diversity

Why is it important to cultivate diversity in the workplace, and how does it affect a company’s creativity, culture, and bottom line? Join us for a panel discussion on making ...

UNITE • Maker Nation: Education to Industry

Makerspaces are becoming vital to college campuses and workplaces alike. Accessible makerspaces create opportunity for students and creative professionals to bring their visions to reality. With more and more companies ...

UNITE • Resilient Cities: Action for Readiness

Who is responsible for taking action? The concept of urban resilience is the ability of residents, institutions, neighborhoods, businesses, and infrastructure within a city to survive, adapt, and thrive especially when ...

UNITE: The Age of Automation

From smartphone assistants to automated merchandise fulfillment, automation has become an integral part of modern life. These days many of us don’t think twice about purchasing a subway pass or ...

Meet Spring’s UNITE Panelists

Before we dive into Now What? How Public Policy Shapes the Built Environment on March 23, let’s meet our panel of experts to learn more about their backgrounds. Meet our ...

Now What? How Public Policy Shapes the Built Environment

Develop a deeper understanding of the various ways that public policy can impact the built environment. Design plays an essential role in our daily lives: from the streets we walk on, ...

UNITE: Work Well/Live Well

Can the workplace shape the health and wellness of its employees? Our Winter UNITE panel discussion will examine the different aspects of wellness in the workplace, including the new WELL ...