semester program

What College Students Are Saying About Yestermorrow

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
"When I design something, I always wonder how it can be built." -TheoTheo can't remember a time when he wasn't helping in his dad's shop. He grew up tinkering with bicycles, old cars, and built a kayak when he was fourteen.Now that Theo's studying architecture in college, he longs for more. "I want to explore all the social issues that impact...

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Yestermorrow Launches Semester Program in Sustainable Design/Build

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
Yestermorrow and UMass Amherst will offer a cutting-edge semester program this fall as an alternative to typical “study-abroad” options. Starting in late August 2011, Yestermorrow’s Semester in Sustainable Design/Build will give 15 undergraduate students from diverse colleges and universities a chance to immerse themselves in the hands-on...

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Yestermorrow Hires José Galarza as Director of Semester Programs

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
Yestermorrow Design/Build School has hired José Galarza as the school’s first Director of Semester Programs. This new position was created to help launch Yestermorrow’s Sustainable Design/Build Semester Program for undergraduates in Fall 2011 and a graduate-level Integrative Design/Build Semester in Spring 2012. José Galarza is an...

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Semester Programs Update

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
Here at Yestermorrow we are ramping up to launch our new Semester Programs, offering both an undergraduate 16-week Sustainable Design/Build Semester Program in Fall 2011 as well as a 6-month graduate level program in Integrative Design/Build in the spring/summer of 2012. This major initiative is the result of many years of dreaming, planning...

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We Won! Thank you all for your help.

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
Thanks to everyone who voted and helped Yestermorrow win the Revelation to Action competition for a $5,000 prize which will go towards development of our new semester program in sustainable design/build.I had the opportunity to travel to Boston yesterday for an awards ceremony sponsored by Ashoka and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (the sponsors of...

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