The 2013 Benjamin Franklin Medal
The 2013 Benjamin Franklin Medal will be awarded to Walter Isaacson at a ceremony in New York on October 8, 2013. Mr. Isaacson is being recognized for significant contributions to global affairs and social progress during his international career. Writing about Mr. Isaacson for the Time 100 for 2012, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright wrote, “Both as an author and as president of the intellectually fertile Aspen Institute, Isaacson is a purveyor of knowledge, a supplier to addicts who seek a deeper understanding of all manner of things.” Read more...US Student Design Awards
RSA-US Student Design Awards (SDA-US) is an awards program to inspire collaborative, multidisciplinary design-led social change which connects design students and faculty with industry needs. The culmination of the first RSA-US Student Design Awards and recognition of some very talented young Award Winners took place April 27 in New York City. The Award Ceremony was prefaced by a presentation from Kevin Owens, FRSA, design principal for LOCOG/London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Read more.
Fellowship in the US
The US Fellowship has been around as long as the RSA itself, with Benjamin Franklin becoming a Fellow in 1756. In those days Fellows met in London coffee houses. Today Fellows meet in virtual coffee houses like the American Coffee House in addition to meeting in person at small and large events in many countries.
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We have Fellows all around the US. To connect with a local network, visit the American Coffeehouse, an online meeting space where Fellows can interact to share ideas and thoughts about how they can make things happen. View tips and tools such as links to the Fellows Directory and to RSA global networks.