On Thursday Dec. 5, the second half of the Sustainability Minor seniors gave their Capstone Presentations to their peers and the Sustainability core faculty. These students are among the first to graduate from Otis with a Sustainability Minor in May 2014.
Julia Sieh, Architecture/Landscape/Interiors major, presented her research on Biomimetic Design in Architecture. (below)
Romel Pablo, Digital Media major, argued for the health benefits of mixed martial arts in his presentation, “MMA as Art, Lifestyle and Community: Sustainability Begins with You.” (below)
Zhen Hou, Digital Media major, presented “Our Ocean: Why we pollute and reasons we should care to stop.” (below)
Other students not pursuing the Sustainability Minor, but still invested in sustainability research included Illustration major Carlos Acero, Digital Media major Vincent Wang, and Fashion Design majors Sandra Martiñon and Hannah Chang (not pictured).
Carlos Acero‘s presentation “Understanding Sustainable and Un-sustainable Practices Among Latina/os” (below)
Vincent Wang‘s presentation “Local Beer Brewing as Sustainable Practice” (below)
Sandra Martiñon‘s presentation “Workers are People Too: Environmental justice, Sweatshops and the Fashion Industry” (below)
all photos by Elektra Grant & Claudia Hernandez Romero.