MICA captured 211 clippings this month
Posted 03.03.13 by mica communications
MICA captured 211 clippings in March 2013, a 29 percent increase from March 2012. National coverage included stories in New York Times, Washington Post, Ebony, GOOD, Atlantic Wire and HOW Design.
There were 6,535 pageviews on mica.edu news stories throughout the month. The most read news story covered MICA's week of fashion, the Jan.-March event schedule, and March off-campus events and exhibitions.
By the end of March, MICA's Facebook had 7,876 "likes," and Twitter had 5,878 followers. In March, GOOD magazine's tweets about the M.A. in Social Design program and the results from the GOOD Design Hackathon 2013, which was hosted at MICA, garnered more than 850,000 impressions each. Also, alumna Shinique Smith's coverage in the New York Times received 156 clicks through social media. On MICA's Facebook, a photo album featuring "Snowquester" images engaged 991 users, a photo album on another storm engaged 773 users and a congratulatory post for the Behance Talent Search: Student Edition award engaged 548 users.
In the News: MICA and Its Programs
READ: Ebony, Christianity's African Roots
READ: GOOD, Put Down the Post-Its: We Need to Define What Innovation Really Means
READ: GOOD, Why Social Change Needs to Be More Social
READ: GOOD, Designing Hyperlocal Strategies to Fight Urban Heat Islands
READ: GOOD, This App Puts a Price Tag on the Energy You Squander
READ: Washington Post, In Maisterra's ‘Passing Through the Body,' Aged is the Centerfold
READ: Baltimore Fishbowl, "Time Zones, Suicide Bombs, Patience": A Bold Collaboration Between MICA and Afghanistan
READ: Gazette, Cross-Cultural Exhibit at VisArts Closes Sunday, Heads to Kabul
READ: What Weekly, Tracing a Father's Presence
READ: Baltimore Fishbowl, "When People Trust You": MICA's EXCHANGE Residency Brings International Artists "Home" to Baltimore
READ: Huffington Post, Athalyn Rose Virgin Mary Painting: Mysterious Artwork Goes On Display At Maryland Institute College Of Art
READ: Baltimore Times, Photography That Has a Way With Words: "PROFILING" Exhibit Sparked by Trayvon Martin Case
In the News: MICA Community
READ: New York Times, Giving Castoffs a Second Life
READ: Atlantic Wire, The Man Who Draws the Supreme Court
READ: b the site, 2013's 10 People to Watch Under 30
WATCH: WBAL TV, Faculty Member Mina Cheon '99 on WBAL-TV Baltimore (NBC)
READ: How Design, Top 10 Websites for Designers - March 2013
READ: Baltimore Sun, Local Artist Designs Cell Phone Cases for Nicki Minaj, NFL players
READ: Baltimore Sun, Thirty Young Baltimore Artists Discuss Their Work and Ideas
Founded in 1826, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) is the oldest continuously degree-granting college of art and design in the nation. The College enrolls nearly 3,300 undergraduate, graduate and open studies students from 48 states and the District of Columbia and 52 countries in fine arts, design, electronic media, art education, liberal arts, and professional studies degree and non-credit programs. With art and design programs ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report, MICA is pioneering interdisciplinary approaches to innovation, research, and community and social engagement. Alumni and programming reach around the globe, even as MICA remains a cultural cornerstone in the Baltimore/Washington region, hosting hundreds of exhibitions and events annually by students, faculty and other established artists.