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  • SURFing Underwater

    08/22/2013
    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

    08/02/2013
    Excited by the endless potential, sculptor Rebecca Kamen MFA 78 SC is passionate about creating art that helps scientists make cross-disciplinary connections.

  • The Beauty of Biology

    07/02/2013
    Stimulating pieces are now on view in Carrefour: Intersections of Biomedical Research and Art, which features the work of 11 artists immersed in the biomedical field.

  • Pelosi Attends Roundtable at RISD

    06/25/2013
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was the guest of honor when RISD and Congressman David Cicilline hosted a discussion on advanced manufacturing in Rhode Island. 

  • Cooking Up a STEAM Carnival

    05/28/2013
    Inventive design studio Two Bit Circus hopes to launch a state-of-the-art traveling carnival to show kids the clear connection between creativity, science and engineering.

  • The Disruptive Power of STEAM

    05/14/2013
    President John Maeda accepted a 2013 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award at the Tribeca Film Festival.

  • The Art of Play

    05/07/2013
    Cas Holman, assistant professor of Industrial Design, designs interactive toys and tools that ignite the imagination. 

  • Illustrating for TEDMED‬‬

    04/12/2013
    RISD artwork and artists will stand out at the mid-April TEDMED conference in Washington, DC.

  • Twitter Founder Inspires Students

    02/22/2013
    During a recent visit to RISD, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey told aspiring entrepreneurs that simplicity is the key to success.

  • STEAM Hits Capitol Hill

    02/18/2013
    Last week RISD co-hosted the official launch of a new bipartisan Congressional STEAM Caucus advocating for inclusion of art and design in the national educational agenda.

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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.