Students involved in RISD’s Leadership
and Community Engagement (LACE) program develop valuable skills through
volunteer work with local nonprofits.
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Students participating in this year’s Alternative Spring Break project traveled to Washington, DC to investigate a diversity of approaches to political activism.
Recent grad Patricia Dranoff 15 ID aims to develop tools that make a lasting difference in the lives of people in West Africa and beyond.
On January 22 former UN Ambassador Andrew J. Young, Jr. will deliver the keynote address in RISD’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Series.
Artist and urban interventionist Theaster Gates talks about the transformative power of art at the 2015 Gail Silver Memorial Lecture.
Public arts administrator Liesel Fenner MLA 98 collaborates with artists to transform and revitalize once-ignored public spaces.
Interested in how textile design can empower rural communities, Maharam Fellows Lyza Baum 16 TX and Emilie Jehng 16 TX researched natural dye practices on the remote Filipino island of Bohol.
Hundreds of students welcome advice from arts professionals at the 2015 Fine Arts Portfolio Review.
A visit from photojournalist and activist Richard Ross inspires RISD students to pursue social justice projects.
Professor Jim Barnes BArch 69 works with graduate students in Architecture to inspire teens to pursue related fields.
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