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    Behind THE SIMPSONS

    Many RISD alumni have been involved in shaping the look and feel of The Simpsons, now the longest-running animated sitcom on American TV.

    Seeing Science

    Rising senior Serena Wu 15 IL looks to her HPSS concentration in Scientific Inquiry to help ground her explorations as an illustrator.

    RISD Honors Excellence in Teaching

    Longtime Professor of Illustration Jean Blackburn 79 PT and History of Art and Visual Culture Lecturer Dalia Linssen each earn the 2014 John R. Frazier Award.

    Fairytales, Mughal Style

    Mariam Quraishi 15 IL makes brilliant illustrations inspired by Western folktales and includes centuries-old iconography from the Indian subcontinent.

    Big Ideas in Urban Interventions

    Students work with Designtex to develop edgy, large-scale installations for downtown Providence.