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Month October 2015

Mind Map for Registration

As the director of the AAS Graphic Design program, students often ask me about classes they are considering for the next semester. Last week, I sat with Iku Okada, a first semester student to discuss her upcoming spring semester options. Iku used mind mapping, a method of visually organizing information around a central theme or […]

Immersion Graphics

This past week, Graphic Design 1 students visited The Cooper Hewitt to see the exhibition How Posters Work, curated by Ellen Lupton, to further their historical understanding of the graphic design field and to get some inspiration for an upcoming project. One highlight was The Immersion Room which uses digital technologies to let visitors explore […]

LIFE: A Presentation by Michael S. Durham

BIO | Michael Schelling Durham: Michael S. Durham worked as a reporter, correspondent, and editor at LIFE magazine. After two years in the U.S. Army took job as reporter for Gloucester (Massachusetts) Daily Times and then joined the staff of LIFE in 1961.In April 1963 was arrested and jailed with photographer Charles Moore while covering […]

Parsons faculty and alumni participating in MoMa PS1’s GreaterNY

Parsons faculty and alumni Bunny Rogers (Fine Arts ’12), Kathleen Hubbard (Part Time Faculty) and Ben Fama (Staff) will be participating in MoMa PS1 Greater New York Bunny Rogers, Sad Chair, 2015. From her installation “Michael.” Representing Société, Berlin at Art Basel, Switzerland 2015.       Katherine Hubbard, image from “Four shoulders and thirty five percent […]

Student Job Opportunity with TEDC

The Tishman Environment and Design Center is seeking a part time Design Research Assistant. Please send a resume, brief design folio PDF or links, and cover letter to