Last Wednesday for the Global Guest Lecture, both new and old converged for an evening of DSI alumni, current, and newly accepted students. Exchanging insights, wisdom, and current/post DSI life tips, our community continues to grow and strengthen. We are excited to see what will come next. Alums included Josh Treuhaft ’14 Founder of Salvage…
I love infographics. They are valuable tools in both the public and private sector. But often, through my internet wanderings, I come across an infographic that seems a little off. Instead of helping me consume data in a meaningful way, it leaves me feeling confused.
We’re delighted to share news of three DSI alums from the class of ’15 who join a growing community of DSI alumni driving positive change through social innovation design.
The first or second question people inevitably ask us is “what are your alums doing?” “What kind of jobs do they get?” We thought the best way to answer that questions is by showing you here, and letting you see what our graduates have to say about how they’re using what they learned at DSI…
VIEW 2017 THESIS PAGE HERE Watch individual presentations in the Projects section or Download the new DSI Thesis App Here The annual DSI Thesis Show presentations will be held on Thursday April 28th, from noon to 5pm at the SVA Beatrice Theater. Please join us as the Class of 2016 presents their thesis projects on the important issues of…
We are living in an age of rapid transformation and rethinking. Now more than ever, people around the world are questioning the way we’ve done things in the past, and have decided to envision a new future. But, in a world that moves fast — where there are no predictable outcomes — how do you define what skills are needed to change the world? There are no set pathways, no determined skill sets.
by Manolo Ampudia and Emily Herrick
“A facilitation method that develops active citizens — giving young adults in NYC the skills to understand how local government affects the wellbeing of their neighborhoods.”
Thesis topic preview videos from the Class of 2016.
Emily Herrick grew up on the outskirts of Chicago, Illinois and graduated from Illinois State University with double degrees in Graphic Design and Arts Technology, which she paired with a minor in Civic Engagement & Social Responsibility. She started her New York career as an interior book designer at Penguin Random House. Before Random House,…