Scam Alert: Students Targeted by Scammers to Help Cash Fake Checks

We would like to make you aware of a scam taking place where certain individuals are targeting Academy of Art University students by approaching them and requesting their help in cashing a check.…

Senior Dog Nemo Gets Second Chance with Academy Student

As the old adage goes, "Age is just a number." Luckily for Nemo, a 10-year-old interesting-looking dog, Chengyao Tang agrees. Tang, a motion picture television (MPT) graduate student in her second…

Five Things to Do Before Graduation

It's amazing how fast four years can fly by when you're having fun! And before you know it, you'll be a graduate—off to conquer the world as a professional artist or designer. We know the weeks…

PCAE: The 4 Letters Every High School Student Should Know

For ages, adults have felt compelled to ask high school students about their plans for the future. "Have you found a job yet?" Or "Shouldn't you reading a book—or doing something—to prepare for…

How Would You Respond to an Active Shooter on Campus?

Unfortunately, active shooter incidents are occurring with catastrophic results all across America. At Academy of Art University, the safety of students, staff, and faculty holds top priority.…

Veteran’s Resource Center Unites Service Members

Ryan Bailey and Lodhi Sikander sat at a table at 79 New Montgomery Street for well over an hour, talking and drinking coffee. The two men had never met before and come from very different…

Come Support Stoneman Douglas High Survivors

By now, most of us have heard about the horrific school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School that took place on February 14 in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 people and injuring many more. This…

Check Out the 16 Oscar Nominated Films for 2018 Featuring Academy of Art Alumni Work

Year after year, the work of dozens of Academy of Art alumni is showcased in an array of award-nominated films across the world. This year's Oscar nominations are no exception, where their work can…

Art-Inspired Movies to Get You in the Mood for Classes to Start

We can't think of a better way to kick off the weekend before Spring semester than watching movies about professional artists and the art industry. And whether your major is graphic design, fine art,…

Five Flu-Fighting Tips for College Students

California is in the midst of one of the worst flu seasons in history, reaching the highest level of activity in more than a decade. As college classes begin again in the big city, crowded dorms and…