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CID Lecture: Improv as an Imperative for Innovation and Creativity

Join us on Thurdsay, November 17, 11:00 am - noon in the BYU Library Auditorium (HBLL

Why Design Simultaneously Unites and Divides Us

On September 22, 2016, Dr. Chris Mattson of BYU’s Mechancial Engineering Department delivered the inaugral lecture of the Creativity, Innovation, and Design (CID) lecture series, “Why Design Simultaneously Unites and Divides Us.” See the whole video on the CID YouTube page

5 Innovative Ways to Become Indispensable at Work

What must you do to “become indispensable at work by bringing in more money than you cost”?  Here are 5 ways to be star:

Behavior 1: Regularly propose cost-cutting ideas that work.

Behavior 2: Regularly propose revenue-producing ideas that work.

Behavior 3: Streamline company processes to save time and money.

Behavior 4: Improve personal productivity by increasing work quantity and quality.

Behavior 5: Propose and/or implement procedures to improve the cash flow of the company.

5 Lessons in Innovation from TEDxBYU

There’s nothing like a custom event lanyard to make you feel official. Thus, with my official TEDxBYU lanyard, sitting in the Covey Center auditorium for the official TEDxBYU event, I was feeling, well, official. 

Until doubts started to creep in. 

I want to change the world someday. How? I don’t know yet, exactly. But sitting there surrounded by bright BYU students and reading the accolades of those on the program, I began to feel a bit small in... Read More

Dancer Kat Ledbetter
DancEnsemble: Exploring the Process of Creation

Ideas, occasional setbacks, happy accidents, and strokes of inspiration are all part of the creative process for DancEnsemble, BYU’s student-choreographed contemporary dance group. Multiple student choreographers showcased the end results in a stunning show on March 13-14, 2015.

Contemporary dance has always placed high importance on individuality, and the dancEnsemble show reflected that emphasis. Choreographers drew their inspiration from themes ranging from Plato’s Cave to football announcers to body image, exploring their themes through dynamic art that was unique... Read More