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Social Consciousness Pays Off

VCFA alumnus Brian Higgins takes position at Benedictine University in Mesa, AZ and is star lecturer at new AIGA event!

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Daniel Hatch!
A Cubicle of His Very Own.

VCFA alum Daniel Hatch becomes full-time Assistant Professor at Utah Valley University!

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VCFA sweeps the STA 100 design competition!
VCFA sweeps the STA 100!

Five VCFA faculty, alums and students won the exclusive STA 100 design competition.

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Kate Gray at AIGA Nuts + Bolts Conference!

VCFA alumnus Kate Gray (Fall 2013) recently presented at the AIGA Nuts + Bolts Conference at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Kate presented “Graphic Designer’s Awareness Workbook”, a project that Kate developed during her VCFA graduate studies. Kate describes the book as “a comprehensive teaching tool that provided a structured process to […]

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Silas Munro Pro-Clinton buttons!

VCFA’s Silas Munro contributes to the Clinton Presidential campaign!

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Laura Rossi Garcia = Dialectic Designer

Recent VCFA alumna Laura Rossi Garcia has been selected as the designer for the AIGA’s new journal.

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Brno Biennial
27th Brno Biennal Study Room

A look at VCFA’s Ian Lynam and Kiyonori Muroga of IDEA Magazine’s contribution to the legendary Czech design biennial.

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Huh? #31: An interview with Sibylle Hagmann of Kontour Type Foundry
Huh? #31: An interview with Sibylle Hagmann

An interview with type designer and design educator Sibylle Hagmann!

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Designers Talking: Alphabetic Image of The City in Milwaukee

VCFA’s Silas Munro on race, marginalized communities, class, boots, art, design, and a whole lot more!

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VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Instagram & Twitter!

Our Twitter account has been going strong for a year now—follow us at @VCFADesign. We also started an Instagram account which you can follow at @VCFADesign.

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Natalia Ilyin in Developing Citizen Designers

VCFA faculty Natalia Ilyin has an essay titled “What Design Activism is and is Not: A Primer for Students” published in the new book Developing Citizen Designers, edited by Elizabeth Resnick.

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Mover Kit from TWSU
The Mover Kit from Technology Will Save Us

Technology Will Save Us just launched the Mover Kit – it is the first active play wearable that kids make and code themselves. Check it out!

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Slanted #27

VCFA’s Ian Lynam has a new essay in Slanted Magazine’s latest issue, devoted entirely to Portugal.

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VCFA at HOW Design Live news!

VCFA MFA Program Director, Jenn Renko, will attend the upcoming HOW Design Live Conference from May 19-22 in Atlanta, GA. Stop by booth #839 for more information and cool swag!

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VCFA Alumna, Laura Rossi-Garcia, selected to present recent design work at The New School, Parsons in NYC

Laura Rossi-Garcia, April ’16 graduate of VCFA’s MFA in Graphic Design Program, will present her thesis design work at The New School, Parsons “Fresh Grad” event on Thursday, June 2nd. 2016, 6:30 pm in the Parsons Tishman Auditorium. Read all about it!

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