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Eye-Dentify(’20 Extreme project) Featured by Stanford News

Posted Posted in Alumni News, Current Extreme News, Front Page, Press Coverage, Uncategorized

The 2020 Extreme Eye-dentify team has continued to make great strides since the class! In partnership with their partner, the Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP), the team has been focused on addressing the challenge of manual data collection needed during the organization’s high-volume cataract surgical camps. The team’s progress and recent successful pilot in Ghana with their developed […]

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Nutshell Coolers hit the market (’18 Extreme Alums)

Posted Posted in Alumni News, Current Extreme News, Front Page, Press Coverage, Uncategorized

Fortuna Cools, an organization co-founded by 2018 Extreme Alum’s Tamara Mekler & David Cutler, have officially launched their first sustainable consumer product – the Nutshell Cooler! The cooler is collapsable, biodegradable, and insulated with leftover coconut husks from small-scale farmers in the Philippines (providing the rural community with an additional source of income and new jobs). The idea […]

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Stanford Service Corps Featured by GSB

Posted Posted in Current Extreme News, Press Coverage

“Before they travel to help people overseas, students in one of Stanford’s most sought-after courses apply their skills on campus.” Our Stanford Service Corps program, which is our hands-on method of teaching design thinking work to students, was featured on the Stanford Graduate School of Business website. Through Stanford Service Corps, our students practice their […]

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2018 Extreme Projects Featured by Fast Company

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Fast Company reports on Design for Extreme Affordability: “This class helps developing world solutions reach people in need”  From the article: “In the field of addressing poverty and developing-world issues, there are many solutions that emerge out of labs and think tanks in the developed world, but either never reach their intended markets, or do, only […]

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A Look Inside Extreme by the Financial Times

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Read the Financial Times coverage of the course Design for Extreme Affordability — “Classrooms with Designs on Real-Life Solutions” From the article: “…fellow students on Extreme — may only be a small subset of Stanford’s graduating classes, but they are making a significant impact far beyond the classroom.”