ArleneMoses

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

meerkats

Meet Your Mentors

Our FREE, fully online, 4-week biomimicry course starts in a few days: Monday, March 20. (Still time to register!). I wanted to introduce you to the two mentors -Alyssa and Shannon- that will be joining me in the course to help with student engagement. Both mentors are alumni of MCAD’s Master of Arts in Sustainable

dolls

#14: Don’t be Cool.

Originally published by Bruce Mau in 2008, this list of 43 recommendations rocked the design world. The Manifesto Project and his design firm continues to adapt, grow and evolve. We think this list applies to everyone who wants to lead a curious life, not just designers. An Incomplete Manifesto for Growth by Bruce Mau Allow

kingfisher

Biomimicry in T-10 Days!

Don’t miss your chance to learn about biomimicry for FREE! 4-week, fully online classes starts March 20! We are proud to announce that MCAD’s Master of Arts in Sustainable Design program is partnering with Canvas.net for a 3rd time to offer a FREE, online biomimicry course entitled, Biomimicry: A Sustainable Design Methodology. We’ve had great

cuf-p7rviaeakeq-jpg_large

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.

grads

MASD Alumni Association

Despite being in a fully online program that doesn’t require any trips to campus -or Minnesota in the winter, for that matter- three of the MASD graduating class got ourselves to MCAD and attended graduation together in December 2016. Jillian Schultz and I (Shannon Reece) had a great time afterwards, “meeting” our teachers (for the

gum

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

ISSP_Edu_partner_white_background

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

mcadwalk

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

pinecones

Faculty Focus: Pine Cone Inspiration

“I’ve been very inspired, by pine cones.” As odd as that may sound, this comment by a participant in our Net Impact session, Biomimicry and Beyond: Re-Aligning Business with Nature was not unusual. The session was very well attended (standing room only) and very well received. Several people came up afterward saying it was the

1 2 3 20