Student Insights

Citi Ventures Site Tour – Ms SDM Integrative Studio I

For their Integrative Studio I class, first year Ms SDM students visited the Citi Ventures office located in Long Island City. They were led through the office for a tour and had multiple insightful discussions surrounding the types and breadth of projects Citi is currently working on.

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Strategist Anne Stake talks about the Ms SDM program!

December 4, 2017 • Featured, Homepage Feature (Side Toolbar), Student Insights • Views: 245

Holding a bachelor’s in human biology and a master’s of public policy, Anne Stake enrolled at The New School in the Master of Science in Strategic Design and Management program, wanting to further investigate design thinking. Check out the full article by Alia Stearns for UPROXX by clicking

Conspicuous Consumerism Timeline by Holly Cargill

October 27, 2017 • People, Student Insights, Student Projects • Views: 366

Conspicuous Consumerism Timeline by Holly Cargill MS Strategic Design and Management Sustainable Design and Management in New Economies In this assignment, students were asked to create a map of a new economy according to them, based on a theme they studied. This timeline reflects their

MS SDM 2017 Fall Mixer!

October 4, 2017 • People, Student Insights • Views: 237

Every spring and fall the MS SDM community hosts a student-only mixer. This event is for 1st and 2nd years to get together, have fun and forget all about school (at least for a few hours). The venue this fall was the rooftop at Bar 13. Here are some pictures of the students taken by …

Alumni Stories – Alya Alnoaimi

February 3, 2017 • Alumni Stories, People, Student Insights • Views: 1251

Who are you and what do you do? My name is Alya Alnoaimi. I’m an innovation advisor, design strategist and entrepreneur. What project/job/event/research are you currently working on? Please tell us a little about the impetus, content, expected impact of this work. I’m working on an

Intensive Week 2017

January 25, 2017 • Events, Featured, Featured Events, News, Our News, People, Student Events, Student Insights, Student News, Student Projects • Views: 521

The weeklong studio intensive was full of exciting events, course work and research. It was a chance for the online students of the MS-SDM program to visit the school and experience New York City. They also had the opportunity to use the making centre for a 5 day collaborative sprint where they

Introducing Strategic Design Thinking

May 19, 2016 • Alumni Stories, Student Insights • Views: 738

By: Esther Achaerandio, MS-SDM Class of 2015 Why Strategic Design Thinking? It is a fact that we live in a time of unprecedented transition. This change is unknown, fundamental, rapid and multidimensional and it is becoming clear the obsolescence of our inherited worldview from the industrial age.

Meet Michael Ciarcia – Second Year MS-SDM Student

March 18, 2016 • People, Student Insights • Views: 923

My name is Michael Ciarcia. I am a Digital Creative Director at Time Inc. It’s a great job – I work with super smart people on projects ranging from custom content to native advertising.   What issues are you interested in working on? I’m really interested in secondary