Posts by Jessica Stewart

June 23, 2017

Volkswagen Brings Back the Beloved Microbus as an Electric Vehicle

Are we getting one step closer to having the beloved Volkswagen Microbus back in production? All signs point in the right direction, with VW CEO Herbert Diess' recent statements. “Emotional cars are very important for the brand,” he shared. “We are selling loads of Beetles still, particularly in US markets. But we will also have the Microbus that we showed, which we have recently decided we will build.

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June 22, 2017

Clever 12 Step Infographic Explains the Path of a Ph.D.

In 2012, Matt Might, a professor of computer science at the University of Utah, created The Illustrated Guide to the Ph.D. This clever data visualization has helped him explain what a Ph.D. is to his incoming doctoral student each year since. The clear, simple, and effective design will ring true for anyone who has gone through the Ph.D. process, and will provide clarity for anyone thinking about taking the plunge.

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June 20, 2017

Undiscovered Photos of Mt. St. Helens Eruption Found on Thrift Store Camera

A few years ago, Portland photographer Kati Dimoff developed a passion for found film. Every time she passed a thrift shop, she'd pop inside to see if any of the vintage cameras had undeveloped film inside. And while she's had some good finds over the years, her latest adventure is something special. In late May she purchased a 1936 Argus C2 for $20 from a local Goodwill.

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June 19, 2017

Interview: Photographer Documents the Faces of Homelessness in Award Winning Portrait Series

Brazilian photographer Pedro Oliveira began his journey with photography upon moving to the United States to pursue his education. In a short time, his work has gained high acclaim, with his series about homelessness Careful: Soul Inside garnering him awards and international press. In this moving series, which he began in June 2015, Oliveira couples soulful portraits of his subjects with their stories to bring awareness to the larger social issue of homelessness.

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