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Tag: Julia Maddox

University of Rochester reimagines its future

University of Rochester reimagines its future

July 9, 2020

A new initiative asks the University community to reimagine the institution “from square one,” drawing on the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic and financial challenges.

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How to fail properly and often

How to fail properly and often

March 19, 2019

Julia Maddox, director of the University’s Barbara J. Burger iZone in Rush Rhees Library, talks about creating a safe space for students to try things, and fail, while reducing the pressure to have to succeed all the time.

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In the zone at Rush Rhees Library’s iZone

In the zone at Rush Rhees Library’s iZone

February 16, 2018

iZone, a new collaborative gathering point under construction at on the first floor of Rush Rhees Library, was created in response to undergraduate students’ expressed desire for a collaborative space for innovation. It will perform triple duty as a program, a community, and a space and is slated to be open by fall 2018.

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Julia Maddox appointed director of Barbara J. Burger iZone

Julia Maddox appointed director of Barbara J. Burger iZone

January 18, 2017

Maddox will play a pivotal role in the design of the collaborative, technology-rich space within Rush Rhees Library.

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