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Highlights for the week of Aug. 25–30, 2020

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Girl Scouts Enlists FIT Fashion Design Students For Uniform Resdesign and New Apparel Collection 
Three students from FIT’s Fashion Design class of 2020—Nidhi Bhasin, Zhuo Ran (Jenny) Feng, and Melissa Posner—have reimagined the Girl Scouts of the USA uniform. Today that uniform and apparel collection—consisting of 18 new interchangeable pieces for girls in grades 6–12—officially launches, with all items available at By offering a variety of options—such as cotton-blend and crewneck T-shirts, full-zip hoodie sweatshirts, drawstring joggers, pocketed spandex leggings, cargo pants, a soft knit skater dress, and a light-washed denim jacket—girls can proudly showcase their personalities while also sporting the iconic Girl Scout trefoil. Read more
 Remote Internships: How Did They Go?

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collage of images with I Promise book cover, NY Times logo, LeBron James, and Nina Mata
The New York Times talked to Nina Mata, Illustration '08, who illustrated LeBron James’ bestselling children's book, I Promise. “I grew up in Queens,” she said. “I always thought it was a melting pot of culture. So I basically just drew my childhood.”

Social Media of the Week
For World Photography Day we celebrated the work of our 2020 graduates from FIT Photography. Visit to view the School of Art and Design's Graduating Student Exhibition online gallery or follow the @fitartdesigngse Instagram to see more.
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