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  • Designing Homes of the Future

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

  • STEAM Map Debuts on Capitol Hill

    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

    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.

  • High-Tech HAUS Takes Shape

    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.

  • Shaping Flight

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

  • The Synergy of Discovery

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

  • MINDSHARE Inspires Budding Entrepreneurs

    Students welcomed advice and insights from successful entrepreneurs at the Career Center’s 2013 Mindshare.

  • Healthy Design

    Care New England’s Michael Esordi 91 GD is working to foster greater collaboration between designers and healthcare professionals.

  • SURFing Underwater

    Wander, a tactile exhibition created by RISD’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF), celebrated the magical attributes of one of the world’s most basic but mysterious organisms: marine plankton.

  • Visualizing the Unseen

    Excited by the endless potential, sculptor Rebecca Kamen MFA 78 SC is passionate about creating art that helps scientists make cross-disciplinary connections.

RISD has a long history of offering Saturday and after-school classes for children and teens, as this photo from c. 1910 confirms.