Dr. Rohit Varma, a leading eye specialist and epidemiologist at the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine, has been named head of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, pending approval by the UI Board of Trustees.
This medical innovation, based on collaborative research by Drs. Marco Mercader, M.D., a cardiologist; Matthew Kay, D.Sc., a biomedical engineer; and Narine Sarvazyan, Ph.D., a physiologist, at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences...Show More Summary
Our class "Designing a Phenomenon," taught by Brian Collins and me, is an intensive fourth-year honors class at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. It is solely focused on a designers' ability to influence and change behavior. Show More Summary
Last week I moderated a discussion at the School of Visual Arts called "Taking Custody: The Double Life of the Artist Mother," which was organized by Cathleen Cueto, an artist who is expecting her first child this year. I thought readers might like to join the conversation, so here are the intro and questions we prepared for the discussion. Show More Summary
Colors are a cornerstone of early learning, and these books help to foster kids' enjoyment in the visual world from infancy and through grade school. From Warhol and the design world (Orla Kiely, Alexander Girard, Pantone), to nature (Planting A Rainbow) and classics from Leo Lionni and Eric Carle, there's something for everyone here. Show More Summary
John Maeda, the President of the Rhode Island School of Design, and a pioneer of computer-based visual art at the MIT Media Lab, will take the stage at RoadMap, on November 5th in San Francisco, and talk about leadership, design and connected culture.
This week, Bath and Body Works is hiring an art director, while Pocket Gems needs a visual designer. The School of Visual Arts is seeking a multimedia developer, and Kalmbach Publishing is on the hunt for a design director for Discover magazine. Show More Summary
Yesterday, I had the privilege of guest critiquing student tutorial projects in my pal Becky Stern’s Making Studio class at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in NYC, and this beautiful framed paper cut butterfly tutorial from Samantha Moore was one of the my favorite tutorials of the afternoon. I [...]
Dear Readers, Please join us for a lively (and I hope brutally honest) conversation this Tuesday at the School of Visual Arts Theater. Mary Cassatt, Tea, 1880, oil on canvas, 25½ × 36¼ inches. Mary Cassatt, although famous for her depictins of mothers with their children, never married or had an kids of her own. Show More Summary
DOC NYC, New York City's Documentary Festival, is back for a third year on Nov. 8 - 15, 2012. The festival, which will be held at Greenwich Village?s IFC Center and the School of Visual Arts Theatre in Chelsea, aims to celebrate documentary film as a "cultural phenomenon" and "encourages its new directions." Among this year's highlights are the U.S. Show More Summary
For all sorts of reasons our school currently lacks an art program. No visual arts, no music, no pep band. Just the ever ubiquitous iPod.
Art-school chic isn’t just for students at the School of Visual Arts, where artists and administrators are often indistinguishable from their pupils.
Image: Steel, 1955, W. Eugene Smith Archive, Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona. © The Heirs of W. Eugene Smith On Wednesday, October 17, the School of Visual Arts Theatre on West 23rd Street in New York (between 8th and 9th Avenues), will host a free, public event...
Students enrolled in the Ontario College of Art and Design's Global Visual and Material Culture: Prehistory to 1800 are required to buy a $180 "custom textbook." Despite exclusively covering material that is, by definition, in the public domain, and despite a Canadian Supreme Court ruling that establishes a broad "fair dealing" exemption for educational materials, [...]
Candice Childress, a student at Las Vegas Academy of International Studies, Visual and Performing Arts in Nevada, is one of eight high school seniors around the world who are blogging about their college searches.
America Ferrera and Olivia Wilde attend a screening of their documentary Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity at the School of Visual Arts on Thursday (September 13) in New York City. The ladies were joined by America‘s Ugly Betty co-star Judith Light at the Revlon and Tribeca Film Institute sponsored screening. Half the Sky, [...]
By day, Greg Zinman is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Georgia Tech’s School of Literature, Communication and Culture. By night, he is one of Atlanta’s leading curators of visual arts. This Saturday, he’ll be presenting Inner/Outer Space, a live visual spectacle at 489 Edgewood. If you like psychedelia, old NASA videos, Andy Warhol and electro-acoustic [...]
The national image of the anti-vaxx parent has taken on quite a few incarnations. The instant visual of hippie parents comes to mind with Oregon mothers and fathers setting their child's own "alternative" vaccination schedule. Jessica...Show More Summary
Journalism schools have to do a much better job teaching prospective reporters the programming skills needed to tell data-driven, visual stories on web pages, not front pages, says the executive director of Northwestern University's Knight News Innovation Lab.
In summer 2011, Abby Robinson, photography faculty member at New York City’s School of Visual Arts reported on her international adventures teaching a month-long digital photography study-abroad residency in Shanghai, China. In summer 2012, Robinson visited three Asian cities from May through August. Upon her return she graciously agreed to...