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  • The Power of Experimentation

    11/26/2014
    Students involved in the RISD and Brown STEAM groups welcome Dutch polymath Theo Jansen to campus.

  • Land and Sea

    11/18/2014
    Landscape Architecture students work across disciplines to find sustainable solutions to problems associated with Rhode Island’s coastline.

  • Shaping Rhode Island’s Economy

    10/01/2014
    RISD hosts a conference focused on art, design and manufacturing in Rhode Island and offers visitors a glimpse of Co-Works, a new interdisciplinary studio space.

  • Epic Plankton

    07/30/2014
    Summer interns at the Nature Lab are making an animated educational program about the importance of marine plankton.

  • Designing Homes of the Future

    07/17/2014
    Students are positively exhilarated by the entire 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe experience.

  • STEAM Map Debuts on Capitol Hill

    05/12/2014
    President Somerson and RISD students introduced a new interactive tool at last week’s House STEAM Caucus briefing in Washington, DC.

  • Maharam Fellows Work for Social Change

    04/22/2014
    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.

  • Shaping Flight

    02/24/2014
    In a two-part studio sponsored by Cessna, students are exploring the nature of flight and ways to improve the experience of aviation.

  • High-Tech HAUS Takes Shape

    02/24/2014
    Students from RISD, Brown and the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt in Germany are now focused on constructing their entry for the summer Solar Decathlon Europe in Versailles, France.

  • The Synergy of Discovery

    02/07/2014
    Scores of scientists, mathematicians and engineers connect with artists and designers at RISD’s fourth biennial design science symposium. 

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The façade of the Chace Center, a new multipurpose hub that opened
in 2008, offers an interesting contrast to the historic campus
buildings that surround it.