Midwest Meetup 2014

November 10, 2014DFA Behind the Scenes, Leadership

DFA’s Northwestern Studio, supported by The Barry and Mary Ann MacLean Fund for Art & Engineering,  hosted Midwest Meetup 2014! It was a weekend-long exchange between Design for America student representatives from the Northwestern, UIUC, Michigan State and Case/CIA studios!

Adobe Sponsors DFA for the Second Year!

November 10, 2014Miscellaneous

DFA is proud to announce that Adobe is yet again giving all 500+ DFAers a FREE Adobe Creative Cloud account for the year. This is over a $150k value! DFA is excited to renew this new partnership to equip all of its members with the skills and tools to bring their ideas to life and make … Read More

Cornell Prototypes its Own DFA Fellow

November 9, 2014Profiles

This year, DFA is prototyping a new growth model: hosting a DFA Fellow sponsored by Cornell.  Since August, DFA Fellow, Sarah Kurland has been working out of Cornell for both DFA and the office of Engaged Learning + Research (EL+R). Last month, Cornell launched a $150m initiative for the next 10 years called Engaged Cornell, so we thought … Read More

Tech or Treat

November 5, 2014Design Phase, DFA Behind the Scenes, Studios

Tech or Treat: this hauntingly memorable event for kids of all ages, featured yellow brick road-themed technologies in a family-friendly environment. Virginia Tech students and faculty from a variety of disciplines across campus collaborate to bring this event together. DFA Virginia Tech participated in the schools recent festivities with a few exhibits of their own … Read More