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Educators Forum

Summary by Angela Niemi, photos by Jay Larson On Saturday, April 2, 2016, 18 design educators from around the state met at GoKart Labs for the annual Educators Forum in conjunction with AIGA Minnesota’s Portfolio 1-on-1®. Together the educators addressed common issues, insights, and solutions relating to student collaboration, grading, encouraging risk taking, and professional community involvement. […]

Green Drinks

February 12th, 6:00pm
until 9:00pm

Dangerous Man Brewery

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Join us for good food and good company as AIGA Minnesota Sustainable Design once again hosts Twin Cities Green Drinks. Each month we’ll feature a speaker and engage in lively conversations around sustainable design topics.

Dangerous Man Brewery
1300 NE 2nd St
Minneapolis, MN 55413
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Free. Open to the public.

We are kicking off the series with a double presentation by two winners of the 2013 AIGA (Re)design Awards.

6:30 P.M. Presentation

From Polar Bears to Pythons: Bringing Real-World Issues Direct from the Field into Classrooms Worldwide through Adventure Learning

Dr. Aaron Doering, professor of Learning Technologies and co-director of the Learning Technologies Media Lab at the University of Minnesota, has brought Adventure Learning to the forefront of education. He’s traveled to climate hotspots around the globe, collaborating with diverse cultures while millions of learners participated virtually in these journeys online. Doering will speak about his dogsledding expeditions crossing the circumpolar Arctic, and his latest projects: Earthducation, which investigates the intersections between education and sustainability on every continent and North of Sixty°, where climate change narratives are captured throughout the circumpolar Arctic.

7:30 PM Presentation

EPIC: Youth Farm Rebrand

Kris Lindquist (Little) and Lauren Buckley (Olson) will share information about EPIC: Engaging Philanthropy, Inspiring Creatives, by highlighting the award-winning work they led for Youth Farm. EPIC rallies are eight, intense, fun weeks of collaboration that give professional creatives a chance to use their talents to create social change for children, families and education and network with other Twin Cities creatives. Apply to join a rally at

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