Y-Prize: Design Thinking

Problem: BYU wants to intentionally place more emphasis on fulfilling the fourth BYU aim that a BYU education should lead to lifelong learning and service.

Eligibility: In order to participate in this Social Venture Competition, you must be currently enrolled in RECM 497 section 005.

Your Challenge: Use the design thinking process to design or redesign experiences for BYU students to promote lifelong learning and service. Student teams will:

  • Enroll in RECM 497R section 005
  • Participate in a series of design thinking workshop classes
  • Use content from workshops to guide design process
  • Submit final design proposals towards the end of the semester
  • Participate in final competition
    • 1st place-$3,000
    • 2nd place-$2,000
    • 3rd place-$1,000 

Get Involved: BYU students from all majors and disciplines are welcome to join the challenge. Enroll in RECM 497R section 005 and join the competition! To learn more about how to get involved, please email us at katiezackrison@gmail.com or rachelglazier5@gmail.com.