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SASD GD at Odds & Ends, Yale Art Book Fair

Fri 11 Dec 2015 — Professors Karl Heine and Emily Larned had a table at the Odds & Ends art book fair at the Yale University Art Gallery, along with 10 UB SASD senior graphic design students. The seniors have each been making books as uncredited independent studies since October. The only other schools with tables were Yale and RISD.…
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Prof. Shin Climbs Alpamayo Mountain

July 2015 — Professor Seung Mo “Simon” Shin successfully completed his new challenge to climb the Alpamayo Mountain (19,511 ft) in Peru, July 2015. He was a part of the team – New York Korean & American Alpine Club. He is also well known climber who successfully climbed the Everest Mountain in 1987, detailed in his book, Orient Express to…
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SASD Graphic Design visits Anhui PT, China

May–June 2015 —Our time at Anhui Polytechnic University was extremely productive. As faculty we each taught a three week class. Huang Kai, President of the Design School at Anhui Polytechnic University was very pleased with the progress of the students during the three week classes, as well as the final student exhibit.The exchange program with the University exposed the students…
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SASD Wins at 2015 Auto Show

Fri 10 Apr 2015 — Three SASD industrial design students won big at the New York International Auto Show at the Javitts Center. Runya Sun, an industrial design major at the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport, won the Grand Prize at the 2015 New York International Auto Show today and two other SASD students…
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SASD Interior Design team takes first in research competition

Fri 27 Mar 2015 — Three SASD interior design students took first place in the UB Faculty Research Day's student poster competition. Luke DeRosa was lead author, with Talissa Traverso and Savari Divine. Their poster is titled "Building Green" sustainability is a concept of great concern in current day. Data suggesting our lack of sustainability has already begun wreaking havoc…
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2015 48-hour repack challenge top ten!

Tue 24 Mar 2015 — SASD junior graphic designers Terrell Griffith, Joe Giampaoli, Michael Christiano, and TJ Sallah submitted their Band+Aid repack concept, model (above), and video to the 2015 48 Hour Re-Pack Student Design Competition: SASD 48 Hour Re-pack » and placed in the top ten of all teams nationwide. Final top three will be revealed at the IoPP…
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2015 24-Hour Repack Challenge

7:00pm Fri 6 Feb 2015 — Twenty Industrial Design students took ABC for the weekend to accept the Repack Challenge. In 48 hours, they had to brainstorm, plan, design, and produce an new and innovative package for commercial products. The Challenge is an annual, nation-wide event with potential prizes going to the teams with the best solutions. Each team is…
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Kickstart for SASD grad’s thesis

Sat 31 Jan 2015 — SASD graphic design grad Kevin Corrado built a kickstart page for his thesis project, "Fourteen" a book of work by international photographers. The book is planned to be printed locally, in full color, and then hand-bound in folded signatures using the Coptic technique of sewing books. See the full
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Convergence Workshop highlights ID Junior Irving Heredia

Wed 4 Feb 2015 — SASD juniors took part in a flash (literally, really) workshop with counterparts from Chosun University in SASD's studios. Students used Arduino and LED components to make indicators that can be built into wearable items such as shirts,jackets, or hats. Irving Heredia gets profiled in depth, with more on the workshop, at the
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SASD Social

Wed 18 Jan 2015 — SASD goes Social! Connect with SASD on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to stay updated on latest happenings. Join in the conversation with fellow students, get access to useful articles related to design and upcoming competitions that you could enter and win!
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