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  • Building a Better Buggy: RISD Students Reach for the Moon

    On April 1-2, a team of six RISD students participated in this year’s NASA Great Moonbuggy Race in Huntsville, AL, competing against teams from nearly 90 schools and colleges to design, build and race lightweight, human-powered vehicles over lunar-like terrain.

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  • The Very Picture of Good Health

    A RISD Wintersession class brought together students and policymakers to explore how art and design can communicate public policy around healthcare reform. For example, this bus stop rendering is an example of how design thinking can be used to reach out to Rhode Island’s Latino community.

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  • Commitment and Community

    Entrepreneurs from Kickstarter, Etsy and Quirky came to campus during Wintersession to launch new online networks featuring work from RISD students and alumni, and to speak to RISD students on what it takes to launch a successful business. The answer? A combination of a focused vision and an expansive network.

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  • ISUS + RISD Address Global Water Issues

    Co-founded by RISD Professor Elizabeth Dean Hermann, the Institute for Sustainable Urban Societies develops innovative solutions to the complex issues facing dense metropolises in the world’s most endangered coastal zones.

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  • RISD’s Moonbuggy Stands Out

    RISD was the first art and design school ever to enter NASA’s Great Moonbuggy Race, an annual competition sponsored by the US Space & Rocket Center.

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  • Ghanaian Traditions Lead to New Ways of Working

    In learning first-hand about the traditional crafts of this West African country, students gained new insights into their own work and practices.

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At RISD there's nothing unusual about suddenly finding a doorknob on a tree trunk, shown here across from Carr House,
the charming home of Student Life offices and the student-run Carr Haus Café.