MICA Social Design

Demonstrating the value of design in addressing social problems.

MICA 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 2015 Students Share Their Stories
MASD 2015 Students Share Their Stories

Hear what current students have to say about the MA in Social Design (MASD) program in our latest video. Apply to join the MA in Social Design program at mica.edu. Priority deadline is January 15, 2015. For more information, email socialdesign@mica.edu.

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Designing Social Change: An evening with MICA’s Social Design Fellows
Designing Social Change: An evening with MICA’s Social Design Fellows

MICA's Center for Social Design joins AIGA DC for an evening of short presentations followed by a panel discussion with four of MICA’s Robert W. Deutsch Social Design Fellows. Each MICA fellow will talk briefly about how they’ve implemented social design principles – research,…

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"Design Research for Good" Lecture by Dr. Mike Youngblood of gravitytank.

On Monday, October 13, Mike Youngblood of gravitytank will visit the MICA Center for Social Design to give a lecture on the firm's work and methodologies. Mike's work is focused on solving significant design challenges through new solutions that create real value for clients, target audiences, and…

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From Budapest to Baltimore: A Public Lecture with Dániel Barcza + Bori Fehér
From Budapest to Baltimore: A Public Lecture with Dániel Barcza + Bori Fehér

We're delighted to welcome Dániel Barcza and Bori Fehér of Moholy-Nagy University of Art & Design (MOME) in Budapest to the Center for Social Design! Dániel and Bori will be giving a public lecture about the EcoLab, a social design lab at MOME, which engages students and faculty in creating…

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Protect Baltimore featured on ABC2
Protect Baltimore featured on ABC2

The Protect Baltimore project, a collaboration between Johns Hopkins Medicine Center for Child and Community Health Research, Baltimore City Health Department, and MICA Social Design was recently featured on ABC2 news! With about 13,000 people diagnosed with the HIV in Baltimore, MICA Social Design…

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