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Paul Nini @paulnini ?

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Paul Nini is a Professor of Visual Communication Design and Chairperson of the Department of Design at The Ohio State University. He also currently serves on the Steering Committee of the AIGA Design Educators Community.

Paul Nini's Website:
http://design.osu.edu/

  • Paul Nini wrote a new blog post: The Stir Symposium   3 years, 5 months ago · View

    Envisioned and organized by graduate students in the Department of Design at The Ohio State University, The Stir Symposium seeks to provide an opportunity to collaborate, think about, and discover new ways to approach global issues. Participants will bring their own areas of expertise to the table, from disciplines such as Business, Architecture, Engineering, Design, Agriculture, [...]

  • Paul Nini wrote a new blog post: America’s Gaining Waistline + The Cost of Obesity   4 years, 1 month ago · View

    ThumbnailProblem: In less than 20 years, the percentage of Americans categorized as obese has tripled. In 1998, one in ten Americans were considered obese, in 2008, that number was one in three. 10% of all yearly medical costs are attributed to this problem — $147 billion dollars annually in the U.S. alone. Type 2 Diabetes is [...]

  • Paul Nini wrote a new blog post: Collaborative Design with a Community Settlement House   4 years, 1 month ago · View

    ThumbnailProblem: Studio-based design education needs to expand beyond the classroom. Design pedagogy can address social issues, cultivate cultural sensitivity and practice environmental stewardship through direct experience. Committed to this creed and the desire to foster a sense of social good through design practice, Susan Melsop, Assistant Professor in the Department of Design at The Ohio State University [...]

  • Paul Nini wrote a new blog post: Colores & Creaciones: Expanding Opportunities for Peruvian Artisans   4 years, 2 months ago · View

    ThumbnailProblem: Colores & Creaciones is a retail group in Cajamarca, Peru that represents nine handcraft artisan workshops. The artists utilize sustainable, ancestral techniques while incorporating modern aesthetics into their work. Their products include ceramics, jewelry, textiles, and toys. The group wishes to expand to a larger domestic and international market. In order to accomplish this goal, they [...]

  • ThumbnailProblem: Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables can lower the risk of heart disease and stroke, decrease blood pressure, and may even protect against cancers. Unfortunately, most Americans do not eat enough fruits and vegetables to receive those health benefits. It’s no coincidence that the leading causes of death in the U.S. are heart disease, cancer, and [...]

  • Paul Nini wrote a new blog post: Remedi: Improving Medication Adherence with the Elderly   4 years, 2 months ago · View

    ThumbnailProblem: Remembering to take medication on time and in the correct dosage can be difficult for the elderly, who often struggle with failing eyesight and/or hearing, as well as certain memory problems. Many elderly also suffer from chronic conditions that require a strict course of treatment. Failure to follow treatment plans can lead to medical complications, [...]

  • Paul Nini wrote a new blog post: Understanding U.S. Gas Consumption   4 years, 2 months ago · View

    ThumbnailProblem: Every day 244 million Americans consume more than 378 million gallons of gas. Most of us are blissfully unaware of our gasoline consumption — or for that matter, how gas is produced, or its relative cost around the world. We may wish to make ourselves less dependent on oil, but to do that, we must first [...]

  • Paul Nini wrote a new blog post: For Kids: A Nutrition Education Publication   4 years, 3 months ago · View

    ThumbnailProblem: Childhood obesity numbers are at an all-time high in the United States. For the first time in history, the next generation has a shorter projected lifespan than their parents. Establishing healthy eating habits from a young age is a crucial need, as it will help kids transition into a healthy adulthood. Objective: The goal for this project was [...]

  • Paul Nini became a registered member   4 years, 4 months ago · View

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