• Systems and Models Flowcharts

    As we are beginning our Organizational Systems and Models class, we are defining what systems and models are. It’s important to start out by understanding how systems thinking is unique and the disciplines that underlie the thinking. Models are important to accompany systems learning because a system isn’t a linear idea and models provide a …

  • Out of the Equation

    For Field Experience, our class visited the Chicago Council on Global Affairs: Global Chicago.  We listened to three representatives talk about their mission and how they function to connect Chicago globally.  The purpose of this field experience was to learn about local organizations that build global connections.  Global Chicago takes on this task by establishing …

  • Econ Fundamentals Connecting to Consumerism

    I did this research paper as a milestone for our Economic Fundamentals course. In the class, we studied how the banking system was structured. We watched Inside Job as a source that provides a different perspective on the economic crisis of 2008. This documentary shows faults in the banking system and the effects those faults have …

  • Short Movie for Porcelain Home

    I saw the element of change to be very important in connecting the Kabuki music with Japanese history; so, I wanted to make a video that captured the idea of harsh changes. The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki came to mind when I thought of difficult times in Japan, and, by then, I had already …