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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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 lead the MA in Social Design graduate program. Learn more about the position and apply here: micahr.slideroom.com

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Black In Design
Black In Design

Black lives, black plight and the affects of systemic racism and white supremacy are taking their seats front and center in mainstream media. From Baltimore to Ferguson and everywhere in between, people far and wide are beginning to take note that ‘Black Lives Matter’. And because Black lives…

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Apply Now to Join MICA's MA in Social Design Program
Apply Now to Join MICA's MA in Social Design Program

Apply to the Master of Arts in Social Design at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), an intensive 1-year graduate program offering a human-centered, experiential, and interdisciplinary approach to understanding and addressing the challenges facing society. Grounded in a philosophy of…

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A More Beautiful Question: Public Lecture with Warren Berger
A More Beautiful Question: Public Lecture with Warren Berger

The Center for Social Design is excited to host Warren Berger, renowned author and speaker on design thinking and innovation, for a public lecture and book signing Thursday, September 10th at 7 pm in MICA's Falvey Hall. (1301 W. Mount Royal Avenue.) An expert on design thinking and innovation,…

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Welcome MASD '16
Welcome MASD '16

The 2015-2016 school year has officially launched at the Center for Social Design at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), and we are excited to introduce our new, talented group of social designers. This handpicked cohort is composed of graphic designers, storytellers, architectures and…

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