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A Third Way for Universities

Paula Wallace | Posted 03.20.2017 | College
Paula Wallace

In higher education, people like to pick sides and stay there, often in the face of stubborn facts. Such is true of the ongoing and seemingly endless ...

Towering Works Reflect Impressive Anniversary Show at SCAD Museum of Art

Bruce Helander | Posted 01.27.2017 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Subodh Gupta, Terminal, 2010, Brass and thread, Dimensions variable. From "Guests, Strangers and Interlopers," SCAD Museum of Art | POETTER, Curator: ...

I Left My Successful Career as a Doctor to Become an Art Student

Kathy Varadi | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact
Kathy Varadi

Art is magical. I can honestly say it saved it my life. Right now I'm a second-year student at the Savannah College of Art and Design, pursuing a degr...

Children Are the Future of Museums

Paula Wallace | Posted 12.03.2016 | Education
Paula Wallace

Children deserve a chance to visit museums, and they depend on parents and educators to provide them that chance. When we limit access to elevated environments, we run the risk of denying children important academic gains and learning skills.

The Batey Rehab Project: How Finding Your Truth Can Change Your Life and Make A Huge Impact

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton

How does a privileged female British Citizen whose family resides in Orlando, Florida and who has no biological heritage the Dominican Republic become the Founder and Executive Director of an impact based charity initiative targeting the most impoverished communities on the island?

Highlights of the Savannah Film Festival

Brad Schreiber | Posted 01.04.2015 | Entertainment
Brad Schreiber

One cannot separate the operation and success of the Savannah Film Festival from its primary driving force, the Savannah College of Art and Design.

40 Contemporary African Artists Take On Dante's 'Divine Comedy'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.20.2014 | Arts

Wangechi Mutu, Yinka Shonibare, Aida Muluneh, Dante Alighieri. These are some of the brilliant minds involved in "The Divine Comedy," a contempora...

Why I'm Absolutely Sure James Franco Is Straight

Matthew Terrell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Terrell

During my senior year I had the honor of interviewing celebrities on camera for the film festival, and my first guest was going to be James Franco. Years of toiling in the student newspaper, radio, and TV station had paid off: I was finally a real-ish entertainment journalist!

Fight Like A Girl: A Celebration of Life, the Journey to Becoming a Supernova

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton | Posted 07.21.2014 | Good News
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton

Many of us would be afraid to share what we had been through, but as you can see Brandy's list was courageous, ambitious, open and a very encouraging read on Christmas Eve.

The SCADpad: Affordable Housing Inserted Into Aging Parking Decks

J. Michael Welton | Posted 06.17.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Like the 19th century warehouse, the mid-century modern parking deck could be transformed soon into the trendiest loft space of the 21st century.

Conversation With Theaster Gates: On Finding the Sweetest Fodder for His Imagination

Kisa Lala | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

"Brick and clay have the potential to be... well, they only have the limitations of the maker."

GoDesign: Design Revolution With a Higher Purpose

Paula Wallace | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Paula Wallace

SCAD alumni missionary-architects Scott Jackson, Stephanie Jackson, and Eric McManus are proof positive that it is both possible and pragmatic to brin...

Best Dorm Ever: In Praise of Artful Campus Living

Paula Wallace | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Paula Wallace

Think back - way, way back - to the first time you set foot in a college dorm room. If your experience was anything like mine, the space was dreary, depersonalized ... downright bunker-like.

Did You Know There Is An 'Andre Leon Talley' Award?

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.16.2013 | Black Voices

Andre Leon Talley is many things--a fashion editor, author, reality show judge and soon-to-be talk show host. What you might not know is that our ...

Finding Your Muse in Provence

J. Michael Welton | Posted 01.01.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

High atop a hill in the tiny town of Lacoste, overlooking the Luberon Valley in the south of France, the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) has restored 33 precious stone buildings dating from the 16th to the 18th centuries.

15 Years at the Savannah Film Festival

Paula Wallace | Posted 12.29.2012 | Entertainment
Paula Wallace

For these eight days in autumn, Hollywood comes to Savannah. And every year, our esteemed guests remind us that the best of the fest is the thousands of Savannah College of Art and Design students at its center.

Art School Survival Guide

Posted 08.24.2012 | Arts

Telling the world you are going to art school is no walk in the park. Get ready for the exasperated sigh, the onslaught of unsavory statistics and the...

A Midsummer Spell At Lacoste

Kisa Lala | Posted 09.16.2012 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Château de Lacoste - the residence of the Marquis de Sade in 1760s - as seen from the welcoming arms of Alexander Bourganov's sculpture The ruin...

Is Kim Kardashian Fashion Kryptonite?

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.22.2012 | Black Voices

What happens when three fashion powerhouses come together for an industry chat? You get lots of juicy insider info and a bit of trash talking. Andr...

These Are The Best & Worst Colleges For Your Money

Posted 04.19.2012 | College

College costs a lot, and no one wants to waste four or five years going deep in debt and not get anything for their money. Payscale has extensive d...

So, You Want To Work In Fashion? Top 8 Style-Savvy Colleges

Posted 12.06.2011 | Home

So you want to work in fashion? Whether your interest lies in fashion design, journalism, or merchandising, these top fashion schools that can get yo...

Moviegoer Evacuated From SCAD "127 Hours" Screening

The District | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

"127 Hours," Danny Boyle's new film has caused physical reactions including vomiting and fainting at many film festivals where the movie was screened....

Chuck Klosterman Prefers American Cheese, Thinks Twitter Is Uncomfortable

SCAD District | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Klosterman, author of "Sex, Drugs and Coca Puffs," and columnist for "Esquire" is known for his pop culture commentary--whether it's Coldplay, hipster...

SCAD Student Shot And Killed In Home Robbery

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

UPDATE 4:19 p.m. EST: According to the District, John Andrew Adams, 20, Daniel M. Izzo, 18 and Alex Brian Coward, 21, have been apprehended and will ...

Top 10 HIPSTER Schools

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Looking to up your coolness quotient? Maybe a hipster school is for you. Though definitions of the modern-day hipster are often debated, we'll go with...