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Apparel Design Student Named Finalist in Fashion Scholarship Fund

Maxine Britt at the YMA Scholarship Gala

The YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund is an educational non-profit that focuses on creating career opportunities for apparel design students worldwide. This year, undergraduate Maxine Britt (Apparel Design) was named one of the eight finalists for the Fashion Scholarship Fund’s largest scholarship.

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Architecture and Advocacy: An Interview with Robert T. Coles, FAIA

Robert T. Coles, FAIA Photo by David R. Gordon.

When Robert T. Coles (B.A. ’51, Architecture; B.Arch ’53) was in high school, a teacher discouraged him from pursuing a career in architecture, telling him that “there are no black architects.” But Coles was undeterred. Instead, the young design student resolved to not only become an architect but one of the best. In this interview, Coles discusses his journey to […]

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