09/12/2016Incoming students who signed up for this year’s Pre-Orientation Service Experience (POSE) learned about the needs of off-campus communities by volunteering at local nonprofits.
Tags: collaborations, nonprofits, partnerships + collaborations, public engagement, social responsibility, students, diversity
09/09/2016As a summer intern at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC, dual degree student Joyce Lin BRDD 17 FD helped to fabricate a groundbreaking biodiversity exhibit.
Tags: Brown, Furniture Design, interdisciplinary, internships, students
09/01/2016Hoping to make a positive impact on the community, videographer Tara Gupta 18 FAV jumped at the opportunity to work with Farm Fresh Rhode Island this summer.
Tags: Film-Animation-Video, internships, local/global, nonprofits, social responsibility, students, sustainability
08/26/2016As a Printmaking major, Henry McClellan 18 PR has found an ideal framework for creating visual narratives on his own terms.
Tags: Printmaking, students
08/24/2016Through a summer internship at Boston Children’s Hospital, Yuko Okabe 17 IL is helping to develop a biofeedback game for kids struggling with emotional and behavioral issues.
Tags: local/regional, internships, Illustration, public engagement, students
08/18/2016Through a four-week internship at the Brooklyn experimental studio Eyebeam, Zak Ziebell BRDD 19 PT gained invaluable professional experience at the intersection of technology and fine art.
Tags: Brown, digital, interdisciplinary, internships, multimedia, Painting, students
08/16/2016Victims of human trafficking in Louisville, KY are benefiting from life-changing opportunities made possible through an innovative startup called Anchal.
Tags: alumni, entrepreneurship, global, internships, nonprofits, public engagement, Landscape Architecture, social responsibility, students, Textiles
08/04/2016Housed in the former library, a state-of-the-art multichannel sound system brings exciting new possibilities for sonic experimentation to RISD.
Tags: Digital + Media, digital, faculty, Foundation Studies, graduate, innovation, interdisciplinary, students
07/08/2016Working with nonprofits and governmental agencies, RISD's Maharam STEAM fellows are applying critical thinking to issues well beyond the world of art and design.
Tags: internships, nonprofits, partnerships + collaborations, STEAM, students
06/17/2016Rising senior Lucy Crelli 17 AP hopes to pursue a career at the intersection of art, design and activism.
Tags: Apparel Design, nonprofits, public engagement, social responsibility, students
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