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Rodrigo Munoz

Rodrigo Muñoz, ’16, Goes From Graduate Student to Professor

Within a month of graduating from DSI, Rodrigo Muñoz has become a professor at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) in Ecuador, where he’ll be teaching at the School of Communications and Contemporary Arts (COCOA). His courses will range from Fundamentals of Design and Software to advanced Thesis and Research studies. USFQ is a…

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From Graphic Designer to College Professor

Rodrigo Muñoz came to DSI with a clear goal: He wanted to improve education in his country, Ecuador. And within a month of graduating from DSI, Rodrigo became a professor at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador, where he started teaching at the School of Communications and Contemporary Arts. His courses range from…

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Rodrigo Muñoz

DSI Global Guest Lecture Series speakers: Rodrigo Muñoz title: Founder – Andes Materials date: January 22nd, 2019 Student Q&A

It Makes Sense

by Rodrigo Muñoz and Rinat Sherzer

“Enhancing tactile experiences to connect to soothing memories and bring them to life through illustrations as a means to better relate with anxiety.”

These Four Groups Are Using Design to Induce Social Change

A recap of ideas that emerged from Better World By Design 2016, the annual design conference led by RISD and Brown students.

Sharing Rodrigo Muñoz’s Passion for Ecuador

I remember the first time I spoke to Rodrigo Muñoz, four years ago, on a Skype call from Quito to Manhattan. He was rock-solid in his conviction for what he wanted to do with his life: improve education in his country. His optimism during that conversation was as bright as the sun-washed equator on which…

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Two Alums Discover A Unique Way To Cope With Anxiety Through Art

About 40 million adults suffer from the symptoms that come with anxiety. Anyone who has ever felt anxious knows how much that feeling completely stinks. Of course, there are degrees of anxiety that can run the gamut from just a little nervous energy to feeling like you’re on the brink of death. Either way, none of those feelings are fun. It’s even harder trying to explain to others exactly what’s wrong, right?

International Students Information Session — 2015

Welcome to our international information session, wherever you are in the world. We have a tradition to post, after our New York reception, an online welcome of sorts to all our international applicants. In this film, you’ll find an overview of the program, and answers to the questions we are most often asked, from our first and second year students.

The DSI and DFA Mentorship Program: The Beginning of a Wonderful Relationship

Last Friday, The Barnard | Columbia Design for America (DFA) studio came to DSI to be mentored by our students and begin initial planning for our new collaborative program. With the guidance of a select group of first and second year students, the DFA students will be supported in their journey through the design process.

Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Ecuador visits DSI

Every year the the arts department of Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), COCOA (Colegio de Comunicacion y Artes Contemporáneas), Ecuador, extends an open invitation for students to travel to NYC. The students spend a week visiting schools, museums, performances, and other creative events.

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