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7 Steps to (Re)Designing Your Life in a World with COVID-19

In a world changing in response to COVID-10, many of us find ourselves having completely restructured our lives and are in the midst of exploring entirely new ways to work, socialize, and imagine our professional journey ahead. Julia Lang, Taylor’s…

Julia Lang writes an article on the ten frameworks of life design

Julia Lang, Taylor’s Assistant Director of Career Education, has written What is Life Design? Taylor’s Ten Life Design Frameworks, a piece that condenses the underpinnings of our Life Design courses into ten core frameworks and mindsets while providing dozens of activities…

Julia Lang leads Life Design Education training for 50 Universities

On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, Julia Lang ran a webinar for Stanford University’s Life Design Studio to over 50 universities embedding life design on their campuses across the world. Julia shared how to recruit, train, and manage a fleet of…

Taylor Your Life for Graduate Students: Lessons Learned Pivoting to Zoom

By Julia Lang and Mehr Manzoor Our Taylor Your Life for Graduate Students workshop was just two weeks into its 5-week series when Tulane University announced campus was closing and all classes and programs would be moved online due to…

Reflecting on Taylor’s first Life Design Lab for Graduate Students

Reflecting on the TYL4Grads Launch in Fall 2019 Greatest areas of learning and growth from the first cohort of Graduate Students who participated in TYL4Grads (Taylor Your Life for Graduate Students), a 4-week life design lab By Julia Lang and…

Taylor Design Thinking at the Network of Sacred Heart Schools

From video chat to flatscreen TVs, robotic help, printed food, drones and smartwatches, today’s innovations were once pure fantasies. The Taylor Life Design team is making predictions for the future of education and demonstrating how cultivating a design thinking mindset…

Taylor offers free material for teaching students about social impact careers

By: Barri Bronston The Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking at Tulane University has developed an online library with materials such as instructor guides, videos, worksheets and other resources to assist educators in helping university students…

A Glimpse into the Lab, “TAYLOR Your Life”

“I have been to tons of career service workshops/seminars over the course of my years at Tulane, but none were as personal or ‘taylor-ed’ to my specific areas of interest and my non-professional life goals as TYL. The program helped…

TAYLOR Your Life: Changemaking Career Development Program Launches at Taylor

“Everything that makes our daily living easier, more productive, more enjoyable, and more pleasurable was created because of a problem, and because some designer or team of designers somewhere out there in the world sought to solve that problem…Designers imagine…

Taylor Fellow Reflects on Lecture by Liz Ogbu

“It seems really simple,” said Liz Ogbu as she described her solutions to design challenges at Jacaranda Health, a maternity clinic in Nairobi, Kenya… When we are searching for ways to truly impact the lives of others, we must listen…

Want to Find a Job You Love after Graduation?

I’m sure every Tulane student is feeling the stress of finding a job for after graduation right about now.  Preferably, a job that they love to do. Well, have no fear…. WoP is BACK! Read more at the student-curated Change…

Career Explorations in Architecture Summer Program

I am writing today on a cool and sunny morning in New Orleans. This note celebrates our Career Explorations in Architecture High School Program, established over 25 years ago. We are proud that this program will be running again this…

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