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Sustainability Now!

Going deeper into the ideas presented at the EarthTones Sustainable Design Retreat, adjunct faculty of MCAD’s Sustainable Design program -Holly Robbins and Wendy Jedlička- presented three workshop sessions of Sustainability Now! A Hands-on Workshop On Sustainability Practice for Today’s Designers at Design Camp, hosted in October 2017 by AIGA Minnesota. Design has an important role to

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It’s Time for (Re)Design

Calling all sustainable graphic designers! It’s time again for the international AIGA (Re)Design Awards. Enter your good work showing how your designs help people, the planet, and/or influence culture change. A broad range of categories for student, professional, and conceptual work. Entry deadline is November 11, 2017. Eligible projects include campaigns, experiences, messages, objects, processes,

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See You @Design Camp

Join MASD faculty members, Holly Robbins and Wendy Jedlicka, at AIGA Minnesota’s annual Design Camp. They will be offering 3 hands-on workshops on Sunday, October 8. About the workshop Sustainability Now! A Hands-on Workshop On Sustainability Practice for Today’s Designers Over 80-percent of today’s corporations do some sort of sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

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Welcome New Students!

We are delighted to welcome our fall 2017 cohort of students to the MA in Sustainable Design program at MCAD. We think that the solar eclipse is an auspicious beginning to their tenure in the program. Welcome new MA in Sustainable Design program students! Jazmyne Geis (Anthropology + Dance) – Hawai’i Ajda Mesic (Apparel Design

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The Pulse of Fashion

I had the immense pleasure of visiting the most bike-friendly city to attend the Copenhagen Fashion Summit this year which is a day devoted to learning and sharing about how global leaders in the fashion industry are trying to move the needle on environmental and social sustainability issues. Circular economy There was a big focus

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Katerva Award: SHE28 Wins!

I had the distinct honor and pleasure of serving as a judge on the Impact Panel for the Katerva Award, dubbed by Reuters as “The Nobel Prize for Sustainability.” I’m delighted to announce that Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE28) is the 2017 Grand Prize winner for the 2017 Katerva Awards. Congratulations, SHE28! SHE28 is a wonderful example

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Free Sustainability Webinar

Sign up in advance to join our next online, informational webinar on Tuesday, May 2 at 7 pm CT about the 100% online Master of Arts in Sustainable Design program at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD). Hosted by Cindy Gilbert, director of MA in Sustainable Design Program, and Mary Kazura, associate director

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This Week on Earth

Happy Earth Week! There are a few great educational events happening this week, that the MA in Sustainable Design (MASD) program is proud to sponsor and/or support, that we wanted you to know about. [Of course, these events are in addition to the historical March for Science that will take place in DC on April

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Faculty Focus: Arlene Birt on Climate Science Communications

In the past few weeks, I’ve been transported from one distinct sector of sustainability communications to another -from the rural Midwest U.S. to the heart of Europe- with the support of a 2017 MASD Faculty Travel Grant. Presenting to climate scientists in Europe at the Copernicus Climate Change Service general assembly (C3S), and to organic

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Sustainability Webinar

Sign up in advance to join our next online, informational webinar on Thursday, March 9 at 7 pm CT about the 100% online Master of Arts in Sustainable Design program at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD). This will be the last webinar before the April 1 Priority Application Deadline for Fall 2017.

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