On your mark, get set, go . . . The spring orientation marked a new beginning of our current race to the finish line culminating fifteen weeks from now. MFAD’s first year and second year graduate students assembled on Zoom to learn from faculty about their individual and collective goals and methods. Venture 21, which will be online this year, was discussed as an opportunity to experiment with visual and tech forms of delivery. Following a summary of course descriptions everyone moved over to Topia for a virtual reception sans food and drink.