Faculty from Winston-Salem State University and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts are partnering to create four interdisciplinary design studios that will tackle some of the biggest problems facing the region, including equity, mobility, scientific literacy, education and environmental resilience.

The studios will be based at the Center for Design Innovation (CDI), a multi-campus research center for the University of North Carolina System located in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.

The faculty-led studios represent a new approach for CDI, said Jim DeCristo, vice chancellor for  economic development and chief of staff  for UNCSA and interim director for CDI.

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Originally published Dec. 12, 2019.