Thanks to a grant from Google, Professor John Terry and FAV students are experimenting with several Glass prototypes.
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This summer 10 students have won Maharam STEAM Fellowships to apply design thinking to their work with government agencies and nonprofits.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was the guest of honor when RISD and Congressman David Cicilline hosted a discussion on advanced manufacturing in Rhode Island.
In the spring collaborative studio Product Design and Development, students from RISD and MIT teamed up to develop inventive products that address everyday problems.
Librarians and educators from across the country are convening at RISD to discuss the role of libraries in building materials literacy among students.
This spring RISD was invited to send a faculty member and a grad student to the heart of the Tuscan Leather District to investigate the potential of vegetable tanned leather.
President John Maeda accepted a 2013 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Cas Holman, assistant professor of Industrial Design, designs interactive toys and tools that ignite the imagination.
Work by Furniture Design alumni is on view at the Milan Furniture Fair in April and the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in May.
Illustrator Maira Kalman will deliver the keynote at Commencement, where she will receive an honorary degree, as will designer Karl Gerstner and environmentalist Bill McKibben.
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