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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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FREE Sustainable Design Webinar

Sign up in advance to join our next online, informational webinar on Thursday, January 5 at 1pm 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 of

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Faculty Focus: MASD Director Goes to Antarctica

This fall Cindy Gilbert, director of MCAD’s master of arts in sustainable design program, joined a small team that is working on a multi-year, multi-million dollar documentary about the life of Adélie penguins. Based at a remote field site in Antarctica, the team of four spent three weeks capturing the migration of the penguins from

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Alumni Update: Dawn Keene

Master of Arts in Sustainable Design (MASD) alum, Dawn Keene, (’13) was recently featured in Graphic Design USA’s digital magazine in the article Responsible Design Matters No Matter What You Call It. Dawn says, “…I pursued and completed a Masters of Arts in Sustainable Design at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and it

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Don’t Miss our Next Webinar: Nov 16

Sign up in advance to join our next MA in Sustainable Design informational webinar. Visit this page and scroll down to your preferred webinar date. Hosted by Cindy Gilbert, director of MA in Sustainable Design Program, and Mary Kazura, associate director of Admissions. Upcoming webinar dates: November 16 December 6 February 7 Image courtesy of

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Faculty Focus: Re-Aligning Business with Nature @Net Impact

It’s the time of year when the MA in Sustainable Design program faculty and get to repeatedly dive into reviewing thesis proposals and drafts. Regardless of the current state of their work, it is clear that every student in the program aspires to make the world a better place, to have an impact, perhaps to

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