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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In a two-part studio sponsored by Cessna, students are exploring the nature of flight and ways to improve the experience of aviation.
A new interdisciplinary travel course in Guyana focuses on ecological conservation, cross-cultural communication and the arts.
Students in Creature-Creation recently suited up into their self-made puppet costumes and descended on downtown Providence to film impromptu interactions with the public.
Students in RISD’s first-ever theatrical design studio create sets and costumes for the Providence Ballet Theatre’s spring premiere of an all-new ballet.
Students enrolled in Votelab: Designing for Democracy are applying design thinking to help solve some of the systemic kinks in the US election process.
Before pursuing a master’s degree in Architecture at RISD, Joshua Bohar MArch 16 traveled the world as a professional snowboarder and an extreme sports photographer.
Students enrolled in the Wintersession travel course Creating an Archive are studying photography in Vrindavan, India – a holy pilgrimage site brimming with cultural curiosities.
RISD students developed a prototype off-the-grid schoolhouse for rural Costa Rica in collaboration with Earth University – the world's foremost research institute for sustainable agriculture.
Working alongside University of Rhode Island oceanographers, Foundation
Studies Critic Cynthia Rubin
explores the fascinating behavior of plankton.
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