Making Sense of Connectedness

Students in our MA in Sustainable Design program have the opportunity to do a Practicum where they engage with a real-world sustainable design project in order to learn about a new industry or topic, enhance their skills, make connections, and contribute to their web-based portfolio. MASD student Anabel Sinn chose to do her Practicum with

Welcome to Fall 2019!

I hope everyone has had a wonderful summer!   As much as we may wish summer would last forever, I’m always excited to dive into a new school year — and welcome a new batch of Sustainable Design students! This fall we’re excited to welcome 5 new full time students to MCAD’s Master of Arts

Congrats MASD Spring 2019 grads!

We are proud to announce our newest MA in Sustainable Design graduates: Theresa Akers and Brenna Kelly! These MASD students graduated Saturday, May 18, 2019. Theresa Akers’s thesis is titled Artists and Phenomenologies of Climate Change: A Community Proposal. (Advisor Curt McNamara) Brenna Kelly’s thesis is titled Improving Sustainability of the Baby Product Market through

Get a chance to write the rules

Mark Chamberlain is a recent graduate of MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design program. Mark live in Minneapolis, MN.   What attracted you to MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design program? I wanted a different perspective on my professional work. I felt that the Sustainable Design program could offer me a new way to increase the value I

Aoife

“Let’s redesign everything!”

Aoife Fahey is a recent graduate of MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design Program.  Aoife lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.   What attracted you to MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design program? The Biomimicry module. I wanted to learn more about Biomimicry and after doing Cindy Gilbert’s MOOC I learned about the MCAD MASD. She told me that a lot

MichelleSantos

I’ve learned courage.

Michelle Santos, LEED AP, is an assistant project manager for a high-end residential builder in Palo Alto, and a Fall 2018 graduate of MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design Program. What attracted you to MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design program? The most unique qualities of the program are the interdisciplinary approach, having students from various backgrounds

Tim Coffin

From Air Force Pilot to Sustainable Entrepreneur

Tim Coffin, formerly a Military Pilot for Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), is a recent graduate of MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design Program.  Tim lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.   What attracted you to MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design program? I was at a time in my life where I was seeking further education; I

Heather Meyer goes global!

MA in Sustainable Design student Heather Meyer was invited to participate in the Salzburg Young Cultural Innovators Forum this fall (see Heather’s profile here).  Here’s a Q&A about her experience. Tell us what this Forum is all about. The Salzburg Global Forum is a gathering of 55 creators from around the world. It is held yearly

Welcome Fall 2018 cohort!

I hope everyone has had a wonderful summer!   The heat of late afternoons will be with us for a while longer, but the increasingly chilly mornings are a reminder that fall will be with us soon. For those of us in academia, fall means a new year of learning and exploring — and a

Your magic wand?

The students, faculty, and alumni of MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design program had the opportunity to interview leading thinkers and do-ers in the world of sustainability that were invited to speak at SB18. Each interview revolved around six questions, which led to engaging and inspiring discussions.  Of these six, I felt that one of the most