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Design for Social Innovation Newsletter: June 2017
It’s summer. School is out. Time to reflect, prepare, appreciate; to review the past and think about the year ahead. Another class nailed their thesis presentations, graduated and is out in the world, ready for it. Soon to be second year students are working at jobs and internships, researching the ideas that will grow into thesis projects next year. We prepare by welcoming new faculty,...
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 PM ET
MFA DSI Thesis Show 2017
Please join us as the MFA Design for Social Innovation Class of 2017 presents their thesis projects on the critical topics of today including: health, climate change, education, elderly care, language and much more.
Apr 13, 2017 10:05 AM ET
Designing a Way to Measure the Impact of Design
Those of us who practice, fund, commission, and teach the nascent discipline of social design agree without hesitation on a couple of things: People who experience this type of design in action believe it can transform the way we approach and solve social problems, and are investing a great deal of money and energy—by any measure—in developing the field based on results so far. We also...
Mar 15, 2017 10:00 AM ET
AIGA Design Leader Interview Series
For this first-ever interview series, AIGA spoke with Women Lead committee members and supporters who are stewarding in a new era of increased leadership and impact by women in design. (Increased design impact? Great for everyone.) Lynda Decker, co-chair of AIGA Women Lead, said of interviewing for...
Mar 14, 2017 9:30 AM ET
DSI Newsletter : February 2017
It’s the middle of winter here in New York, but at DSI it’s anything but gray and dull. Since our last newsletter, we hosted a summit measuring the impact of social design on human health, launched a collaboration with Cornell Tech University, celebrated the launch of faculty member Asi Burak’s new book, cheered as Mark Cuban became a partner in our alum’s company, and watched another cohort...
Feb 20, 2017 3:45 PM ET

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