Working alongside University of Rhode Island oceanographers, Foundation
Studies Critic Cynthia Rubin
explores the fascinating behavior of plankton.
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While studying at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Lab (MBL), Lizzie Kripke 14 PT created a cutting-edge animation that allows scientists to visualize complex skin structures in ways previously unseen.
A panel discussion centered around the ongoing STEAM initiative drew plenty of interest at RISD by Design 2012.
Professor Seth Stem works with BASF to develop new uses for an eco-friendly, hemp-based alternative to plastic.
In the spring studio Communicating Medical Risk, Brown undergraduates teamed up with RISD art and design majors to look at better ways of disseminating medical information.
Students in a
spring Sculpture studio taught by Professor Ellen Driscoll are creating
public art for Kennedy Plaza as part of a major initiative funded by the NEA.
When architect Eduardo
Benamor Duarte had an idea for building with porcelain blocks, he turned to
RISD’s Ceramics department experts for help.
When AIGA’s CEO Ric Grefé visited RISD this spring, he provided invaluable feedback on designing for political advocacy and public service communications.
Thanks to funding from the van Beuren Charitable Foundation, graduate students in Interior Architecture are envisioning future uses for the Jane Pickens Theater in Newport, RI.
In a recent panel discussion on Color Effects, artist Spencer Finch MFA 89 SC spoke with a
biologist and photographer about the nature of color and its ramifications in
the fields of art and science.
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