Otis Fashion Design Students Create Bicycling Outfits for MTA

Originally published by: By Deborah Belgum  | Thursday, March 10, 2016  | California Apparel News Despite more subways and light-rail train options than ever in the Los Angeles area, ridership has slipped 4 percent in nearly two years. So [more]

Vision LA ’15 : Climate Action Arts Festival – online exhibition day four

Since 2011 Otis has been a member of PALS (the Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability). This year Otis faculty member, Elektra Grant, attended the PALS Summit and has this report to share with us:   2015 PALS SUMMIT AT [more]

PALS Summit 2014

The 2014 Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability (PALS) Summit met Oct. 1-4 at Pratt Institute in NYC. Michele Jaquis, Otis Director of Interdisciplinary Studies and PALS Fellow co-organized the summit with Deb Johnson, Executive [more]

Otis ALI seniors received Honorable Mentions in the Getting LA to Zero competition

Architecture/Landscape/Interiors seniors Merve Onur and Diana Gonong received Honorable Mentions in the “Getting L.A. to Zero” student competition sponsored by The Living Building Challenge Collaborative - Los Angeles.   “Getting L.A. to Zero” [more]

2014 Graduation Pledge

  During the May 11th Commencement Ceremony, about 35 Graduating Seniors from a range of majors wore green ribbons on their gowns to signify their "pledge to explore and take into account the social and environmental consequences of any job [more]

Visiting Designer: Mark Wystrach of The People’s Movement

The Science and Sustainable Design class, taught by Lara Hoad and Sam Stier, is hosting visiting designer Mark Wystrach of The People's Movement. Wednesday March 12, 10am Ahmanson 501 Open to the Otis Community.   [more]