DSI Alyson Fraser Diaz talks Allied Media Conference & Hue Design Summit


Thesis Projects From Our First Graduates

Thank you first cohort, there will never be another; for your courage, commitment and perseverance. Thanks to every one of our extraordinary faculty, to Richard Wilde again and always.

An introduction to the what and why of Design for Social Innovation

Watch the movie, then APPLY.

Hyperakt Lunch Talks with Cheryl Heller

Cheryl Heller is the Founding Chair of the first MFA program in Design for Social Innovation at SVA and founder of CommonWise. She’s taught creativity to leaders and organizations around the world, helped grow businesses from small regional enterprises to multi-billion global market leaders, launched category-redefining divisions and products, reinvigorated moribund cultures, and designed strategies for dozens of successful entrepreneurs.

Raj Panjabi: Ebola’s Legacy Can Be a Thriving Community Health System

Raj Panjabi, CEO Last Mile Health We need more people thinking like this. We love you Raj Panjabi!

TEDxRVA: Cheryl Heller Shares The Story Of Co-Creating A Community Garden

When our program chair Cheryl Heller was asked to deliver a TEDx talk about creativity in Richmond, she saw a great teaching opportunity—for MFA Design for Social Innovation at SVA, and her undergraduate design class, but also for the greater Richmond community. As Cheryl’s Teaching Assistant, I was excited for the chance to practice the…

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