Meet SlideRoom Superstar the Museum of The African Diaspora

One of my favorite things about working for SlideRoom is learning about all the really interesting organizations that use SlideRoom. I am a self-proclaimed “museum nerd.” I absolutely love museums. It was my goal once to work in museums, helping lead visitors to find new and interesting ideas through the objects our cultures produce.  Now,Read More

SlideRoom™ Facilitates Holistic, Multimedia-friendly Admissions at Frost School of Music

In the arts, it’s natural for academic programs to strive to transcend traditional metrics for admission such as GPA and test scores, and to incorporate application components which amplify a prospective student’s actual artistic capabilities. With this in mind, it’s no surprise that University of Miami’s Frost School of Music recently announced that it hasRead More

Stanford University’s Clinical Summer Internship (CSI) program goes paperless

“I definitely would recommend SlideRoom…I was shocked at how easy it was to set up. It’s been a big improvement over our previous system.” – Kimya Stidum, Former Program Coordinator THE CHALLENGE When Kimya Stidum joined Stanford in 2015 as the program coordinator of its Clinical Summer Internship (CSI), she inherited an inefficient application process.Read More

MASS Design Group strengthens diversity of applicants and increases collaboration during its application review process

How SlideRoom facilitated a holistic application review, helping the firm make steady progress towards its diversity and inclusion goals The Challenge As an award-winning nonprofit architecture firm involved in social impact projects around the globe, MASS Design Group attracts many applications for employment and internships — nearly 2,000 annually. The organization wanted to build aRead More

Case Study: Santa Monica College

Community colleges have long been an integral part of the higher education landscape, and now their popularity is increasing. Offering a transition from high school to university as well as a range of practical certifications and associate’s degrees, community colleges are an invaluable resource to their local regions. These schools not only offer an affordableRead More

Designing a More Equitable Africa

Africa’s rapid population growth requires new thinking about how to support the infastructure development that will be needed in light of the projected surge. The World Bank estimates that by 2050, 1.2 billion people will be living in urban areas throughout Africa. According to MASS Design Group, there will be a need for 85,000 clinics,Read More

Spotlight on NASA Space Telescope

Located on the campus of The Johns Hopkins University, the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) is operated by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) for NASA. They operate the science program for the Hubble Space Telescope and will conduct the science and mission operations for the James Webb Space Telescope. In additionRead More

Spotlight on AICAD

AICAD – the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design – is a non-profit consortium of 42 leading art schools in the US and Canada. Membership includes colleges in the US and Canada that are: private, non-profit, free-standing, specialized colleges of art and design, BFA and/or MFA degree granting, and accredited by NASAD (theRead More

How SAIC Uses SlideRoom to Streamline IT Infrastructure for Admissions

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs to more than 3,500 students from around the globe. In 2007, they were one of the earliest schools to adopt SlideRoom for portfolio review. Since that time, they have grown into using all of SlideRoom’s evaluation features forRead More

Spotlight on Burning Man

The Burning Man annual festival has become a seminal event with attendance reaching over 60,000 people in 2014. Started twenty-eight years ago in San Francisco, the week-long event eventually moved to Black Rock City in Northern Nevada where it has continued to flourish. The gathering is often described as an iconic experiment in community, self-expression,Read More