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Every month, we celebrate the accomplishments of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's staff and faculty. 
 

Eugenia Cheng

SAIC’s Scientist-in-Residence Eugenia Cheng has taught complex math concepts to art and design students; her humorous novel How to Bake Pi was featu

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LEDs to Bees - SAIC

From LEDs to bees and renewable energy in between, for the past 10 years the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has been busy becoming a sustainable and resilient campus. 

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John Corbett and Jim Dempsey

John Corbett and Jim Dempsey (BFA 1991) are the duo behind one of Chicago’s foremost art galleries, Corbett vs. Dempsey. We spoke with them about their connection to the School, their upcoming involvement in EXPO CHICAGO, and what drives their work. 

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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is pleased to welcome new full-time faculty members who are joining the School. 

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Assistant Professor Mika Tosca (Liberal Arts) recently spoke with WTTW's Chicago Tonight her move from NASA to SAIC and how artists and scientists can work together to communicate to the public about climate change. 

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Top row: Jerry Brennan, Donald G. Evans, Eric Kissamer. Bottom row: Eileen Favorite, Ruben Quesada, Elizabeth Metzger-Sampson

Newcity's 2019 "Lit 50" list includes several SAIC community members.

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SAIC Shows

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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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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SAIC's Bio Art Lab is turning poems into viruses and mutating the medium of traditional art.

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SAIC Professor Romi Crawford was awarded the 2018 Jean Goldman Book Prize. 

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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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