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Beginning March 9, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), a global leader in art and design education, kicks off a host of exciting year-end even

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F Newsmagazine, SAIC's student-run publication received numerous awards from the 2018–19 Illinois College Press Association contest. 

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Newcity's Design Hall of Fame 2019

Newcity released its annual Design 50 list along with a special Design Hall of Fame, honoring those who drive the creation of form, function, and beauty.

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SAIC was named the top producer of Fulbright US Students for special focus four-year institutions for 2018–19 with six awardees, reports the Chronicle of Higher Education

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The anniversary edition of Newcity introduces bold ideas about the future of Chicago from 33 visionaries including President Elissa Tenny; faculty members Michelle Grabner, Edra Soto (MFA 2000), and Tanner Woodford; and alums Barbara Koenen (Post-Bac 1986, MFA 1989), Angelique Power (MFA 1998), and Ines Sommer (MFA 1988). 

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SAIC's student-run newspaper F Newsmagazine took home the 2018 Magazine Pacemaker award as well as several individual awards in the Pacemaker Pinnacle contest. 

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A new four-part series titled Art and Design in Chicago premiered on Fr

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Art in Chicago: A History from the Fire to Now, a new book tells the history of visual art in Chicago from before the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 to

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Stephanie Yueyang Wang Identity Redesign "Woment Employed"

Stephanie Yueyang Wang was recognized in Communication Arts (CA) Design Annual this year with the identity system she designed for "Women Employed."

SAIC community members are once again an integral part of this year's EXPO CHICAGO, Chicago's international exposition of contemporary and modern art.

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SAIC’s new faculty members represent a diverse range of practices, media, and methodologies and exemplify SAIC’s focus on interdisciplinary studies.

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Michael Rakowitz worked in collaboration with graphic designer Amir Berbić (MFA 2004) to create collection bins that were placed around the city of Cleveland and encouraged people to donate the orange items that would become the focus of the installation A Color Removed.

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