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.
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Tino Chow 09 ID, cofounder of the multidisciplinary design studio Big New Ideas, spoke about dreaming and designing at TedxHunstville.
Kellie Riggs 11 JM reflects on her opportunity to attend the 2011 Hello Etsy Summit
RISD Exposé, the student-run gallery and pop-up shop, is now in its third year of featuring fine art and design work by RISD students, both for browsing and for sale.
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.
San Francisco-based alumni
and entrepreneurs Lauren Geremia 04 PT and Jess Wainer 04 GL team up to light up the Bay Area.
Wassaic Project connects artists with each other and with the local community.
A new fellowship opportunity announced by the Rhode Island Foundation will provide substantial seed money to Rhode Islanders with good ideas about how to solve statewide problems.
A Better World by Design, a
student-led conference organized by RISD and Brown University, addressed sustainable solutions to
complex social issues such as food, health care and the built environment in
the developing world.
On September 26, artists, designers, scientists, educators, business leaders and policymakers came together to celebrate Rhode Island’s leadership role in advocating for the role of art and design in fostering innovation.
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