SA+P Alumni in the Media: Week of August 19

New work from artist Beth Galston
Floating Garden, a large-scale suspended luminous sculpture from ACT alumna Beth Galston SMVisS ’81, has been permanently installed in the 32’ tall atrium of The Pioneer, a 290 unit apartment building in Everett, MA. Another work, Luminous Garden (Wave) is included in “Avant Gardens" at the Newport Art Museum, RI. Read a review in Art New England.

Moments of transformation: Melanie Meyers on transitions, the written word, and the power of the group
Architecture alumna Melanie Meyers '82 discusses her transition from architecture to law and her roles in city planning and real estate development in New York in an interview with Madame Architect.

While the planet overheats, Ohio's coal industry gets a bailout
DUSP alumna Leah Stokes PhD ’15 (DUSP), SM ’15 has spent five years investigating state efforts to roll back clean energy laws. "Ohio just passed the worst legislation yet,” writes Stokes in an op-ed for The Guardian.

Grow your own microgreens: Kibbutz inspired Hamama
Learn more about Hamama, a Media Lab spinoff founded by City Science Group alum Daniel Goodman '13, SM '15 (MAS) and Camille Richman ’15. Jewish Journal.

Oxford Global Hackathon
Oxford Properties’ Group’s 3rd annual hackathon will take place Sep 14-15 in Boston. The event, hosted by CRE alumnus Mark McGowan MSRED ’08, aims to develop solutions for some of the most pressing challenges in real estate today. Learn more.

Learning Beautiful Somerville pop-up
DesignX ’17 cohort member Learning Beautiful from MIT Media Lab alumna Kim Smith SM ’17 (MAS) will bring their interactive educational toys, children's books, and art prints to Somerville’s Bow Market at Union Sq. Play with hands-on materials, have fun, and learn something new. W-F 12-7 / S 11-7 / S 11-5.