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2014-07-17 16:24:51

Three-Year Old Program Identified As Leader in Graduate Design Education MONTPELIER, Vt., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PRINT Magazine, an influential trade publication covering the design industry, has named the MFA in Graphic Design at Vermont College of Fine Arts one of the top graduate design programs in the country. In its August issue, VCFA's MFA in Graphic Design is listed alongside design programs at institutions such as Yale University and the Rhode Island School...

2014-06-30 16:24:13

LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the launch of its master of fine arts degree in creative writing, Mount St. Mary's College aims to grow a new community of talented, passionate writers whose stories reflect the diversity of the program's home city. Designed as a co-ed, weekend residency with working adults in mind, the Mount's MFA in creative writing is open to those interested in fiction, literary nonfiction, screenwriting, poetry, playwriting and publishing....

2014-02-10 12:20:58

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The College for Creative Studies (CCS) has appointed Alexander Klatt as MFA Chair of Transportation Design. Prior to joining the College, Klatt was Vice President of Global Design at Fisker Automotive, where he led a world-class development team for the innovative Karma platform, among the world's first luxury hybrid electric cars. "Alex has the expertise and sensibilities of a creative professional and the acumen of someone...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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