Hacking for Defense (H4D) is a course sponsored by the department of defense to rapidly address the nation’s emerging threats and security challenges. H4D is a cross disciplinary project-based capstone course that collaboratively focuses on a single grand challenge.
Design Innovation Courses
The entry point into collaborative design-infused problem-solving
Our goal is to grow and offer Cross-disciplinary Course Offerings - Project-based learning that relies on multiple perspectives and Studios that will engage stakeholders and industry, and may include travel components.
- Design Thinking to Design Innovation Courses: Opens ways to imagine and create and think critically.
- Design Innovation studio(s) + Electives: Such as our “Be Smarter than Your Smartphone” course. The history and techniques of Design Innovation.
- Grand Challenge Project Studios: Interdisciplinary teams of students and faculty take on complex challenges both small and large.