by Aashna Saraf On 25th March 2020, India announced a nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19. It’s been over 400 days since and schools have still been ordered to conduct remote learning. While older students could begrudgingly bear through zoom lectures and classes, the littlest learners were left behind in what some might call the greatest […]
by Nick Endicott Last semester, Giovanni Ortega of Pomona applied for a Course Development Grant from the Hive to assist in producing the Theater Department’s mainstage musical, Little Women. But due to constraints posed by COVID, the production had to be pushed to the spring. Not letting the allotment go to waste, the grant was […]
Check out this great article from our friends over at Mural! Fred Leichter, Founding Director of the Hive, helped to write this and is quoted heavily throughout. Click here to read!
by Tim Berg Recently I made a quick visit to the ceramics studio at Pitzer College and I noticed that the whiteboard calendar where I post class assignments and deadlines still read Spring Break 2020. I was struck by how much time has passed since the beginning of the pandemic, and just how much my […]
By Laura Zhang and Shannon Randolph Do you ever wonder how human-centered design (HCD) might be applied in the world? This summer, the Hive went abroad to Vietnam to pilot a Hive and EnviroLab Asia design research and internship program. A team of three students -Laura Zhang (PO ’19), Lena Tran (PI ’18), and […]
The Hive was born out of an understanding that students needed a space for collaboration and exploration of their creative capacity. In the spring and summer of 2018, we talked to students, staff, and faculty about our visual material and how it made them feel. One insight was that a coherent “new look” would build […]