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.
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RI Youth Conservation League volunteers help RISD grad students make habitats for species known to improve coastal water quality.
Students in a cross-disciplinary spring studio dream up designs for a proposed Museum of Climate Change in Manhattan.
Senior Chloé Bulpin 15 IL stashes packages of water bugs, silkworms, crickets – even armored scorpions – in her freezer when hosting dinners to normalize eating insects.
Summer intern Jamar Bromley MFA 15 GD designs “sexy and elegant graphics” to help launch Lit Motors’ curvy new two-wheeler.
An experimental spring studio sheds light on changing ecosystems by focusing on migrating marine duck species that winter in Rhode Island.
RISD is launching a new interdisciplinary concentration this fall focused on escalating interest in Nature Culture Sustainability Studies.
As part of RISD’s Shared Voices series, Robin Chase visited campus to speak about the importance of creating new economic models in a rapidly changing world.
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.
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.
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