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Bridgeport Classroom Turned Into Secret Lab

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) - Students at one shoreline high school got a big surprise this morning. Sikorsky Aircraft, and parent company Lockheed Martin, took over a classroom with high-tech science gear.

See video and continue reading on WTNH.com

The Rise of Science-Backed Subjective Well-Being

By Jamie Anderson & Fergus Anderson
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Designers have long understood the inextricable relationship between buildings and the people inside of them, but the direct link to human health and well-being has only recently come to the fore. Not only does the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) provide a framework to design spaces for maximizing long, healthy lives, but it also creates an environment that emphasizes Subjective Well-being (SWB). This concept aims to improve people’s perceived quality of experience – their personal feelings – about themselves and how they relate to others.

The Rise of Science-Backed Subjective Well-Being

By Jamie Anderson & Fergus Anderson
Blog

Designers have long understood the inextricable relationship between buildings and the people inside of them, but the direct link to human health and well-being has only recently come to the fore. Not only does the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) provide a framework to design spaces for maximizing long, healthy lives, but it also creates an environment that emphasizes Subjective Well-being (SWB). This concept aims to improve people’s perceived quality of experience – their personal feelings – about themselves and how they relate to others.

How Sappi Connects with Its Customers

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Sappi understands the importance of creating innovative solutions that meet evolving customer needs. Our future success depends on listening to, communicating with and responding to our customers. From award-winning product development to stunning promotional campaign materials and a groundbreaking retrospective collection, Sappi stands apart.

Customer collaboration is key to future growth

Sustainable by Design: GM’s Global Design Center Turns Waste into Works of Art

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At General Motors, we see waste as simply a resource out of place, and we strive to keep materials in use for as long as possible.

That’s true at our industry-leading 142 landfill-free sites around the world, and it is a driving force behind our goal to become a zero-waste manufacturer.

It’s also a good source of inspiration at our Global Design Center in Warren, Michigan, where more than 100 clay vehicle models are built each year.

Sappi North America Helps Give a Voice to Underserved Students

Ideas that Matter Makes a Big Impact with over $250,000 Donated to Grant Winners
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Award-winning non-profit 826 believes that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success. The organization, founded in 2002 by celebrated author Dave Eggers and acclaimed educator Nínive Calegari, provides underresourced students ages six to 18 with opportunities to explore their creativity and improve their writing skills through free programs hosted both in the classroom and after school.

Sappi North America Announces Recipients of the 18th Annual Ideas That Matter Grant

Ten design projects to receive funds to implement campaigns for social good through print mediums
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BOSTON, October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the ten grant recipients of its 18th annual Ideas that Matter program, where financial support is given to designers who create print integrated projects to maximize social impact.

Tetra Tech is #1 in Water for 14 Years

Using our technical expertise to achieve consistent top rankings from Engineering News-Record
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For the 14th year in a row, Engineering News-Record (ENR) has ranked Tetra Tech #1 in Water in its “Top 500 Design Firms” issue. Tetra Tech also advanced to the #5 spot out of 500 firms in the Design Firm ranking for 2017.

Redefining the Workplace Experience

By: Emerson Foster
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In the past, workplaces were designed with the employer in mind. The goal was to get the most productivity out of each employee—often without taking into account the quality of those employees lives. But as a new generation enters the workforce, ideas about how to keep employees productive are changing. We now know that employee engagement boosts productivity over the long term and that creativity keeps companies competitive in a changing world. As a result, workplace design is evolving to put the employee experience first.

element14, a Premier Farnell/Avnet Community, Launches ‘Upcycle Cycle it’ Design Challenge with Intel® Edison

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element14, a Premier Farnell / Avnet community, is the world’s largest electronic design community and has launched a new Design Challenge for designers and engineers called ‘Upcycle it’. Sponsored by Intel®, element14 will challenge 15 community members to Upcycle an unwanted or waste product to give it a new or enhanced lease of life. element14 invites all engineers, DIY hobbyists and tinkerers to upcycle an obsolete item, computer or appliance and make a useful IoT device. Engineers looking for inspiration can watch Ben Heck’s take on the challenge when he upcycled an 80s "ghetto blaster" using an Intel Edison kit for Arduino .

To learn more about the ‘Upcycle it’ design challenge and to submit an entry, visit http://www.element14.com/upcycleit

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element14, a Premier Farnell / Avnet community, is the world’s largest electronic design community and has launched a new Design Challenge for designers and engineers called ‘Upcycle it’. Sponsored by Intel®, element14 will challenge 15 community members to Upcycle an unwanted or waste product to give it a new or enhanced lease of life. element14 invites all engineers, DIY hobbyists and tinkerers to upcycle an obsolete item, computer or appliance and make a useful IoT device. Engineers looking for inspiration can watch Ben Heck’s take on the challenge when he upcycled an 80s "ghetto blaster" using an Intel Edison kit for Arduino .

To learn more about the ‘Upcycle it’ design challenge and to submit an entry, visit http://www.element14.com/upcycleit

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