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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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Stick-to-it-ness

Want to be a genius? Or maybe simply achieve those pesky goals that slip out of your grasp? How can you stick to it, even when it gets tough? Listen to this Freakonomics Radio podcast to learn more about how “effort and grit means most” in getting what you want and achieving success in your

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MCAD Becomes ISSP Education Partner

MCAD and the MA in Sustainable Design program are pleased to announce that we are a new Education Partner with the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP). This new role as an ISSP Education Partner will help MCAD to continue to provide high quality sustainability education and training to our MASD students as well as

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FREE Sustainable Design Webinar

Sign up in advance to join our next online, informational webinar on Tuesday, February 7 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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Alumni Update: Susan Crow

MCAD’s Sustainable Design Program alum, Susan Crow, and her beautiful eco-lux jewelry were recently featured in an article entitled Look and Feel Good in These High-End Ethical Brands. The feature was originally published in HuffPost Style (Canada) in October 2016. We are very proud of you and your stunning sustainability-focused work, Susan! From the article

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Congratulations, Graduates!

Congratulations to our newest MA in Sustainable Design alumni. We are intensely proud of you and your hard work. We cannot wait to see the places you will go and the things that you will accomplish! Claire Lukens’ thesis was titled, Biking and the City: Increasing ridership as transportation through city implementation of assistance and

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