Monthly Archives: April 2012

OU Professors use unique classroom methods, exercises to boost creativity

by Arianna Pickard - The Oklahoma Daily Positive emotions and personal memories are important aspects of the creative design process in the classrooms of two OU professors. Architecture professor David Boeck and interior design professor Hans-Peter Wachter have started incorporating techniques to encourage creativity in design and help students understand their own design style. The professors use

Creative Oklahoma Documentary, Reinventing Yourself, Premieres May 3

April 27, 2012   OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA. – Creative Oklahoma announces the premiere of its second film in the ReCreating America public television series, Reinventing Yourself, with award-winning producer David Kennard of San Francisco-based InCA Productions. This one-hour film, Reinventing Yourself, premieres statewide on May 3, 2012 at 9 pm on Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA).

The Creative Monopoly

By DAVID BROOKS OP-ED COLUMNIST – The New York Times   As a young man, Peter Thiel competed to get into Stanford. Then he competed to get into Stanford Law School. Then he competed to become a clerk for a federal judge. Thiel won all those competitions. But then he competed to get a Supreme Court clerkship.

Is the Digital World Killing Creativity? [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Sam Laird - Mashable Sure, you can use that smartphone to create an emotionally stirring Instagram of the waffles you had for brunch in mere seconds. But that same device can also serve as a ball and chain for the working world: emails constantly arrive, even during off hours; LinkedIn requests buzz after networking events; and has that important new

Why creative entrepreneurship is vital to small business owners

By CARL NORDGREN - Special to Globe and Mail  We asked serial entrepreneur and creative populist Carl Nordgren to weigh in on the concept of the creative entrepreneur. In this Q&A, he answers some of the most commonly asked questions. Why do you call yourself a creative populist? I believe that each of us and all of

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