Browse Exhibits (2 total)
GLASS DESIGN: TECHNOLOGY & INDUSTRY
A new transdisciplinary immersive learning class that exposed and explored technological advances in the renowned regional glass industry. Students and faculty from the School of Art and the Department of Architecture engaged in material research, interviews and insights from leaders in glass industry, award winning public artists, and local community arts leaders. Students' research led to the development of multiple new ‘Donor Wall’ proposals for Minnetrista Cultural Center as well as rethinking design objects in the era of a pandemic.
Transforming the Muncie Mall into a Community Sustainability Hub
Students in this course have worked to develop proposals to transform the Muncie Mall into a sustainability center for the Muncie community. Interdisciplinary student teams used specialized disciplinary knowledge and skills to plan projects that they have presented and discussed with local business and government leaders.
Community partners for this course are:
Jay Julian of the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce; Traci Lutton of the Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance; and Mayor Dan Ridenour of the City of Muncie Office of the Mayor.
Other course partners:
Tim Kean, Second Harvest; Ashley Mann, Minnetrista; Josh Gruver, Muncie Food Hub Partnership; Jon Anderson, Muncie Sports Commission; Zane Bishop, City of Muncie.
Conner Becker, Brittan Brady, Devin Bridget, Jessica Carroll, Georgia Cushing, Jack Field, Hannah Hubble, Alvin Languerre, Alexandra Lawburg, John Maegerlein, Caitlin Osburn, Erin Powell, Michael Shirley, Carter Solivan, Dominic Zelli