This summer nine RISD students will pursue internships designed to bring art and design thinking to the realm of public policy and large social issues.
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Ceramics Department Head Katy Schimert searches the ocean’s depths and captures the public’s imagination with a solo show and residency at UMass/Amherst.
RISD students recently traveled to Earth University, a Costa Rican research institute focused on sustainable agriculture, to build a functional and energy efficient prototype of a one-room schoolhouse.
As part of RISD’s MLK Day of Service, paint-smeared students led art workshops at a local elementary school.
Students enrolled in Votelab: Designing for Democracy are applying design thinking to help solve some of the systemic kinks in the US election process.
Almost six years after becoming president of RISD, John Maeda is leaving to accept a new position in Silicon Valley.
Graduate students are proposing eco-friendly architectural designs that radically reinvent Riverside Park, a waterfront esplanade in Providence.
Fascinating material experiments conducted by Diana Wagner MID 14 have resulted in revolutionary surface treatment techniques and innovative robotic textile garments.
Students welcomed advice and insights from successful entrepreneurs at the Career Center’s 2013 Mindshare.
Oded Ezer, the Graphic Design department’s 2013 Designer in Residence, offers tangible proof that creativity has not disappeared in the digital age.
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