NBSS Blog

Hands-On Training to Remote Learning

Since our building closure in mid-March, NBSS has upended its educational model. With all students and faculty remaining safely at home, our community has launched into untested waters: remote learning. Though we acknowledge there's no substitution for in-person instruction, our faculty are diving right in as they try new methods.

Ways to Care For Others (And Yourself) Right Now

We'll get through this together. Though it can feel like there's not much you can do to support others from your couch, there are still many ways to make a difference during this crisis. Check out this list of suggestions to help others, and to find some inner calm yourself.

WATCH: How to Make an Edible Book!

April 1 is Edible Book Day, an event celebrated all around the world, where "edible books" are created, displayed, photographed, and then—best of all—consumed! Watch a great 30-minute video here, where NBSS instructors share how you can make your own book sandwich.


How to Make Your Own DIY Face Mask

As medical professionals struggle without much-needed equipment in the face of the coronavirus, craftspeople all stripes—from knitters and dressmakers to woodworkers and metalsmiths—wondered how they could leverage their skills for those in need. The answer was simple: crafting handmade face masks.

Artisan Resources During COVID-19

For our NBSS community: a list of resources to help provide you, your family, and your business the support you need during this pressing time. Includes info on staying healthy, financially stable, mentally active, and more.

We will continue to add to this list as new resources become available.