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Putting It All on the Table

The New York Times

Student Develops an App That’s Like Uber for Disabled People

Fast Company

Sappi 2014 Ideas that Matter Grant Recipients: Michelle Kwon, Meghan Lazier, and Robin Newman from Design for Social Innovation at SVA

Sappi Fine Paper North America’s Ideas that Matter program is aimed at helping designers create and implement print projects for charitable causes. Since 1999, the program has funded over 500 nonprofit projects, contributing more than $12.5 million to causes that use design as a positive force in society. The program is open to North American…

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DSI and Peace Corps Announce Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Partnership

MFA Design for Social Innovation Department will provide scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers New York, N.Y., April 17, 2014 – The Peace Corps today announced the launch of a new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program in partnership with the MFA Design for Social Innovation Department at the School of Visual Arts, New York (SVA).…

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Let Them Eat Bugs: Startup Hopes to Spur Public Hunger for Insects

DSI first-year student Meryl Natow’s start-up was featured in Boston.com Check your sexism if you still think women are squeamish around bugs. Three women at Cambridge start-up Six Foods aren’t just handling insects, they’re eating them. Laura D’Asaro, Rose Wang, and Meryl Natow hope to create buzz in the food industry by building a business…

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Games For Change Uses Video Games For Social Projects

DSI Faculty Member Asi Burak was featured in The New York Times about the Games for Change Festival. Read the article originally posted in the NY Times on April 22, 2014.

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