Welcome to Fall 2020!

It’s always so exciting and inspiring to welcome a new set of students to our MA in Sustainable Design program! It is joy to learn about each one, what they bring to the program, and what they envision for the future. This fall we’re welcoming 15 new students to the program: Raven Bellefleur, Frank Brooks,

Congrats Spring 2020 grads!

We are proud to announce our newest MA in Sustainable Design graduates: Bianca Iacopelli and Audrey Hunt! Both have successfully completed eight courses ranging from Systems Thinking to Practice of Sustainable Design to Creative Leadership. In addition, each has completed an independent thesis project. You can see one project from each course, as well as their thesis projects, in their web-based

Introducing Climate Designers

A New Kind of Designer As we have now had time to settle into our own private spaces, create new socially-distant routines, and get nostalgic about pre-COVID grocery shopping sans face masks, I believe individuals have a heightened awareness  of how their daily personal choices affect businesses, people, and the planet.   Air pollution around the

Welcome to Spring 2020!

I hope everyone has had a wonderful holiday break!   It can be hard to start anew in the middle of the winter but I think we all love the feeling of hope that the new year brings— and the opportunity to welcome a new batch of Sustainable Design students! This spring we’re excited to

Congrats Fall 2019 MASD Grads!

We are proud to announce our newest MA in Sustainable Design graduates:  Ajda Mesic, Jazmyne Geis, Olivia Pedersen, and Whitley Mike! Each has successfully completed eight courses ranging from Systems Thinking to Practice of Sustainable Design to Creative Leadership. In addition, each has completed an independent thesis project. You can see one project from each

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

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