Toyota Launches "Dream Car of the Day," Making Kids' Artwork a Reality for the First Vine Campaign Showcasing Children around the World

Toyota will celebrate 90 finalists of the 8th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest with Vine videos, released every single day from May 29th to August 31st
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TOKYO, May 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ --  Toyota Motor Sales & Marketing Corporation (TMSM), a subsidiary company of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today announced the launch of " 

Designing Digital Communities Summer Class

Summer of Social Innovation Class at MFA Design for Social Innovation
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Sign up for a six week evening introduction to crafting the platforms and experiences that enable communities to collaborate, create and innovate. We’ll explore social networks, memes, crowd funding, online petitions and other models of digital community participation. Then you’ll design your own, with no programming experience required.

Redesigning CSR Summer Class

Summer of Social Innovation Summer Class at MFA Design for Social Innovation
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This innovative six week evening class will utilize business ethnography practices to review current corporate culture and visions, assess current CSR efforts, then use the insights derived to identify opportunities and envision future best practices. If you work in corporate CSR or want to, this class will give you new tools, perspectives and insights to take back to work with you.

Peace Corps Announces New Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Partnership with the School of Visual Arts, NYC

MFA Design for Social Innovation Department will provide scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers
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New York, N.Y., April 17, 2014 /3BL Media – The Peace Corps today announced the launch of a new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program in partnership with the MFA Design for Social Innovation Department at the School of Visual Arts, New York (SVA).

AECOM’s Fifth Urban SOS Student Competition Seeks Designs for “New Industry”

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NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - AECOM has launched “Urban SOS: Towards a new industry,” its fifth Urban SOS student competition. Open to students at undergraduate and graduate levels around the world, this year’s competition seeks interdisciplinary design responses that generate economic development and improve urban conditions at sites of derelict industrial infrastructure. For complete submission requirements, see

AECOM-Sponsored Study Examines Gender Diversity in Engineering and Design

Results announced as part of firm’s commemoration of International Women’s Day.
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LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ - AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 150 countries around the world, announced today that it is underscoring its commitment to diversity and inclusion with a unique look at gender diversity in the global engineering, design and construction industry.

Eastman Chemical Company Donates Product to Appalachian State University for Solar Decathlon Project

Team Réciprocité’s energy-independent row house will be competing in the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 Competition
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KINGSPORT, Tenn., March 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Appalachian State University has teamed up with Eastman Chemical Company to integrate one of Eastman’s products into the university’s entry in the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 competition. ASU’s Team Réciprocité will use Eastman’s Heat Mirror® insulating glass in the construction of its energy-independent, row house concept Maison Reciprocity.

Cheryl Heller Awarded AIGA Medal


Cheryl Heller, Chair of the MFA Design for Social Innovation Department at the School of Visual Arts, has been awarded the prestigious AIGA Medal, the highest honor of the design profession.

Taproot and BMW Foundation Convene the 2nd Annual Global Pro Bono Summit

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The Global Pro Bono Summit brings leaders from different sectors across 15 countries to set goals and expand the impact of pro bono.


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