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Carillon Communities

Exploring Big Questions that Matter to Our World

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Carillon Communities is a living-learning program
where students translate their curiosity into action
using creative problem solving and teamwork.


The Communities:

artist paints wall

Can art effect social change?

Art & Activism

colored pencils, graph, design

How do designers envision better futures?

Design in Practice

an army on a battlefield

How did ordinary people destroy American slavery?

Freedom Fighting

freedom fighting, protest, black and white

Why is the right to free speech so essential in a democracy and such a threat to totalitarianism?

Free Speech

wheat, field, harvest, tan

How is climate change impacting agriculture and its ability to feed a growing world population?


global health rendering

How do we ensure everyone has the information needed to live a long and healthy life?

Health Justice

hands holding hearts

How do I give?


illustration of cave drawings

Does information drive human history?


group therapy, hands, health

How do masculinities shape family health and well-being?

Masculinities and Family Health

earth from space

How does understanding Earth's past help us plan for the future?

Once & Future Planet

data illustration

Is data beautiful?

Visualizing Knowledge

climate illustration

What are weather and climate? 

Weather & Climate

Post-It notes on notebook as part of mind-map exercise

Learn teamwork and problem solving skills while working in diverse teams to creatively address aspects of your community’s Big Question

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