A RISD Wintersession class brought together students and
policymakers to explore how art and design can communicate public policy around
healthcare reform. For example, this bus stop rendering is an example of how
design thinking can be used to reach out to Rhode Island’s Latino community.
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The National Science Foundation recently sponsored a
gathering of minds at RISD to strategize innovative ways to enhance STEM [Science, Technology,
Engineering, and Math] education by integrating art and design – transforming
STEM into STEAM.
President John Maeda talks
about sandpit psychotherapy and the pros and cons of digitized discourse.
Students explored the meaning of play and developed ideas for new board games in a partnered studio with Hasbro/Cranium, the popular board game “for your whole brain.”
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