Students involved in RISD’s Leadership
and Community Engagement (LACE) program develop valuable skills through
volunteer work with local nonprofits.
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In early May members of the RISD and Brown communities came
together to share thoughts at the second annual Critical Design/Critical
Dedicated to using design for social change, Michael Maltzan BArch 85 is transforming urban life in Los Angeles
artist and author Faith Ringgold encourages students to tap into their talents to tell their
own unique stories.
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.
Graduate students just starting out in Industrial Design work to invigorate the dialogue around nuclear disarmament.
MLK 2016 keynote speaker Andrew Young honors King’s legacy with an inspirational, forward-thinking talk at RISD.
On January 22 former UN Ambassador Andrew J. Young, Jr. will deliver the keynote address in RISD’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Series.
Students collaborate with members of a local retirement community in designing solutions to social issues associated with aging.
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