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.
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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.
young alumni continue the RISD tradition of winning national grants to study
Professor Ellen Driscoll, head of the
Sculpture department, uses recycled plastic bottles to make people think about issues of
consumption and sustainability when viewing her new installation in the Providence River.
A year-long series of RISD entrepreneurship initiatives is culminating in a trip to Berlin, Germany for Kellie Riggs 11 JM, winner of an Etsy Fellowship for small business and sustainability.
Assistant Professor Nicole Merola spearheads a new program inviting all incoming RISD students to read and respond to a classic horror novel set in Providence.
At the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival, President Maeda will speak to a global audience about the fundamental value of art and design.
Six faculty members work with dozens of Architecture students to design and build a community garden that brings together preschoolers, the elderly and everyone in between.
first RISD student to win the highly coveted Gensler Diversity Scholarship, Nathalie Jolivert BArch 12 hopes to gain valuable architectural experience to bring home to Haiti after graduation.
Student work created as part of RISD’s interdisciplinary Witness Tree course helps the NPS celebrate National Park Week.
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