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  • Designing for America

    When Sami Nerenberg 07 ID discovered that a small group of like-minded people shared her dream of using design to foster social change, she joined their effort to launch a national design movement on college campuses.

  • Davis Calls Students to Action

    When Angela Davis visited RISD in January, students packed the auditorium to hear her speak.

  • RISD Partners with US State Department

    Renowned sculptor Jim Drain 98 SC works with students during Wintersession to design a site-specific installation for an Art in Embassies project in Morocco.

  • Design that Does Good Best

    A new interdisciplinary studio co-taught by architect Lynnette Widder and architectural historian Ijlal Muzaffar culminated in a thought-provoking conference on architecture for the public good.

  • Heartbroken but Happy: Handler and Kalman Visit RISD

    Author Daniel Handler and Illustrator Maira Kalman came to RISD to discuss their creative process with participants in RISD’s Project Open Door after-school program, the RISD Museum teen program and the broader RISD community.

  • Designs to Deliver Comfort

    Interior Architecture graduate students design and install handcrafted furniture to help families living at a shelter in Woonsocket, RI.

  • Following Dreams by Following Ideas

    Tino Chow 09 ID, cofounder of the multidisciplinary design studio Big New Ideas, spoke about dreaming and designing at TedxHunstville.

  • Opportunities to Make It Better

    A new healthcare internship program at the Department of Health and Human Services grew out of RISD’s 2011 Make It Better symposium.

  • Passion and Problem-Solving: Artists as Entrepreneurs

    The RISD Career Center held its first-ever Entrepreneur Mindshare on Saturday, November 12. Billed as part TED conference and part boot camp, the all-day event was designed to get RISD students and alumni energized about creative entrepreneurship.

  • Alums Revive a Tiny Town in Hudson Valley

    The Wassaic Project connects artists with each other and with the local community.

These FAV students are using shadow puppets to create an evocative film.