MICA Social Design

Demonstrating the value of design in addressing social problems.

MICA's Center for Social Design prepares the next generation of creative leaders through collaborative practice-based learning opportunities, exploring social issues, testing processes & defining the future of design. Learn about what we do.

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MASD Social Design Exchange 2016
MASD Social Design Exchange 2016

Join us for an interactive evening with the MA in Social Design (MASD) Class of 2016 as they share their thesis projects and processes. This is a free, public event, but please RSVP here. Monday, May 2, 6-8:30 pm The BBOX, Maryland Institute College of Art 1601 W. Mount Royal Ave Baltimore MD 21217…

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LEAP 2: Value of Design Symposium
LEAP 2: Value of Design Symposium

A new generation of designers is emerging committed to applying their creative talents to address the critical, “wicked” social and environmental challenges of our time. An increasing number of educational institutions have responded by offering interdisciplinary educational opportunities for…

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MASD 2016 attends Clinton Global Initiative University
MASD 2016 attends Clinton Global Initiative University

This spring students from the 2016 MA in Social Design cohort were invited to attend the ninth annual CGI U meeting hosted by President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton from April 1-3, 2016 at the University of California, Berkeley in the San Francisco Bay Area. The meeting brings together more…

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Visualizing Information with Marek Tuszynski
Visualizing Information with Marek Tuszynski

In a modern world where we have far more information than we can process, visualizing information in regards to social issues can help viewers to find personal meaning, make decisions, and take action from a sea of information. Last November, information visualization connoisseur and Tactical Tech…

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We're Hiring!
We're Hiring!

The Center for Social Design is hiring a full-time faculty member. Come help us build the next iteration of the Center for Social Design and teach in the MA in Social Design graduate program. Learn more about the position and apply here: micahr.slideroom.com

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