When in Colombia…

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by Rashid Adetokunbo Okikiola Owoyele, DEED ’12 This has been my first trip out of the US and I am feeling so blessed to have had this opportunity. Though my Spanish is mediocre at best and my knowledge of traveling is most informed by movies and living vicariously through Facebook, … Continued

Communities of (Reflection)

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Please join us for two “Communities of (Reflection)” events that continue the conversation from last semester’s on-campus exhibition. As you know, the “Communities of _______” symposium was cancelled because of Sandy last semester. Since there is no longer an exhibition up that we could use to contextualize a symposium, we … Continued

Mind, Body, Spirit, & Gratitude

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What is human composition? Is it a scientific interpretation of the body; oxygen and breath, or the unification and movement of atoms to form blood and tears? Is it an abstract; a conception of mind, body, and spirit? Is being “human” what unites us all? Humanity is the driving force … Continued

Colombia – here we come!

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We are thrilled to have been invited by colleagues in the Universidad Autónoma de Manizales to join them in early June and develop a collaborative DEED program in the beautiful state of Caldas, in Colombia’s coffee region. Our faculty’s trip is made possible by local partnerships, and our entreprenurially-driven students … Continued

Spring Break in Colombia

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We are thrilled to be visiting Colombia this week with a team of 7 students and 2 faculty.  We received funding from Parsons‘ School of Design Strategies to conduct a feasibility study to figure out if we should expand our DEED efforts to Bogotá and the surrounding area and in … Continued

Research Assistant: Aabhira Aditya

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DEED is proud to welcome our new research assistant, Aabhira Aditya, to our team.  Aabhira worked as a Product Designer after graduating from the National Institute of Fashion Technology in India. Besides working in the packaging and lifestyle product industry, She has collaborated with NGO’s toward the socio-economic development of … Continued

Spring 2011: Designing Collaborative Development

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All students of The New School are invited to participate in DEED.  The first step to get involved is to enroll in our Spring 2011 course Designing Collaborative Development (co-run between Parsons and the graduate program in International Affairs.)  The video below describes the class as well as the detailed … Continued

Evoke Summit at The World Bank

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We were thrilled to have been able to participate in this year’s Evoke Summit at The World Bank.  As describe on their website, “EVOKE was developed by the World Bank Institute, the learning and knowledge arm of the World Bank Group, and directed by alternate reality game master Jane McGonigal. … Continued

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