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

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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)

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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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Extreme 2021 Application is Live

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We are currently recruiting a group of excellent students to join our 2021 cohort. *** Please note that the application deadline has passed. Please contact the Teaching Team at for more information*** Click here to access the written application. The 2021 Winter/Spring Student Application form for Design for Extreme Affordability is now open. Our application […]

Zoom Info Sessions

Extreme 2021 Info Sessions

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Want to learn more about Extreme 2021? We have a number of Zoom info sessions coming up. Come learn about the class and get your questions answered.    Extreme Zoom Info Sessions Monday, September 28, 6pm-7pm PST: Wednesday, September 30, 12-1pm PST: Saturday, October 3, 10-11am PST:   Sign up here to […]


Social E & Design Lab Expo – Thurs. Oct. 10, 2019: 5:30 – 7:30 pm @

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You’re invited to the end of summer 2019 SOCIAL E & DESIGN LAB EXPO Thurs. Oct 10, 5:30 – 7:30pm @, atrium 550 Panama Mall, Stanford, CA 94305 Meet and celebrate the student teams continuing to work on their projects from the course Design for Extreme Affordability Join us for a celebratory expo-style evening! Teams will share their […]