How General Assembly’s design team stays in sync with Dropbox

Growing up, we’re often told to follow our passions. Some of us do, some of us don’t. What General Assembly (GA) is trying to do is give people the option, even if you think that ship has sailed. The New York-based company started out in 2010 providing part- and full-time courses for anyone to change careers or add new skills. Today, it’s expanded that mission by partnering with companies to introduce new talent and train existing employees. So whether you’re a marketer who wants to learn front-end development, or someone with technical chops with interest in graphic design, GA is here to help.

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How a 30-person nonprofit is helping refugees around the world

The global refugee crisis is one of the most urgent issues discussed in the news these days. For the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), though, this news cycle is hardly new. Back in 2008, Becca Heller founded IRAP as a student organization at Yale Law School. Today, they’re on the front lines providing legal representation to refugees in a challenging environment. We’re humbled to share the story of one of their clients in our short film, Resettled.

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Dropbox and Blackboard help Arkansas State University get in sync

Arkansas State University faces a unique set of demands. With 10 different campuses in the Arkansas State University System, professors often find themselves shuttling between campuses. And that makes it a constant challenge to ensure students and faculty always have access to the resources they need. To overcome these challenges, the Arkansas State IT team focuses on providing faculty the right technology. One of the tools they use to ensure a world-class education for students is Blackboard Learn™, Blackboard’s flagship learning management system (LMS). And now the school is taking faculty success to a new level by integrating Blackboard Learn with Dropbox Education.

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How Les Lunes manages design and marketing with Dropbox Paper

Les Lunes is not just on the cutting edge of fashion. They’re also early adopters of new team collaboration technology. Founder/CEO Anna Lecat had a vision of designing clothes in Paris, manufacturing out of locally grown bamboo in Shanghai, and setting up stores in the US. Here’s how Dropbox Paper has helped bring that vision to reality by connecting her team across the globe.

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Retail Week: How a fashion brand found the right fit with Dropbox

What materials come to mind when you think about soft clothing? Cotton? Silk? Cashmere is awfully nice. How about bamboo? Bamboo is a weed that’s mostly known for its strength. But fashion brand Les Lunes makes all of their Parisian-style clothing out of the fabric. Turns out it’s not only soft, but has all sorts of additional benefits.

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