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We are excited to share department news, event information, snapshots of student life and videos from the MFA Products of Design program. Check back frequently for updates.

Fall 2014: A Day in the Life

Fall 2014: A Day in the Life

On any given day, MFA Products of Design students engage in classes, workshops, hacking, lectures, peer learning, cooking, and graffiti. Below are some of the daily activities from this past October.

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Jobs, Internships, Enterprise: Where do our students go in the world?

Jobs, Internships, Enterprise: Where do our students go in the world?
One of the frequent questions we get from visitors, potential employers, and prospective students is "Where do your students go after they've graduated?" And "What summer internships inform their employment choices after the first year?" Our students have an amazing track record of landing sought-after internships and full-time positions. Below is the impressive list. We are incredibly proud our students have the opportunity to work with such an esteemed group of agencies, brands and organizations. Many of our students and… READ POST

Fall 2014 Visiting Lecture Series Announced!

We are thrilled to announce our Visiting Lecture Series lineup for the Fall 2014 semester: Caroline Baumann, Director, Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum: Thursday, September 18, 2014 Michael Anastassiades, Michael Anastassiades Studio: Monday, September 29, 2014 Nathan Shedroff, Chair, MBA in Design Strategy: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Michael Bierut, Partner, Pentagram: Wednesday, November 12, 2014[This lecture is open to the public, but seating is very limited; RSVP here.] Elizabeth Scharpf, Founder, Sustainable Health Enterprises: TBD Nate Silver, Founder, FiveThirtyEight: Wednesday, December 3, 2014[This lecture is open… READ POST

Orientation 2014: Day 2 Snapshots

Orientation 2014: Day 2 Snapshots

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Day two of the 2014 MFA Products of Design student orientation brought a futuring workshop led by Elliott Montgomery, faculty and partner of the Extrapolation Factory, and Jacob Park, Principal Sustainability Advisor at Forum for the Future. Here are some snapshots of Day 2 of this year's orientation! (Check out Day 1 snapshots here.) READ POST

Orientation 2014: Day 1 Snapshots

Orientation 2014: Day 1 Snapshots

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On Tuesday and Wednesday, August 26th and 27th, the MFA Products of Design program welcomed its third year of students—20 in all—who immersed themselves in two days of orientation comprised of logistics review, sharable economy workshops, food competitions, faculty reception, Visible Futures tour and futuring/speculative object creation and exhibition. Here are some snapshots of Day 1 of this year's orientation! (Check out Day 2 snapshots here.) READ POST