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  • Designing for Deep Space

    02/12/2013
    In an interdisciplinary design studio, RISD students are testing out innovative prototypes to improve the dexterity of NASA space gloves.

  • Into the Wild

    11/12/2012
    Lucy Spelman, a biologist and veterinarian with a taste for adventure, teaches The Art of Communicating Science this fall.

  • Plankton Portraiture

    11/14/2012
    Working alongside University of Rhode Island oceanographers, Foundation Studies Critic Cynthia Rubin explores the fascinating behavior of plankton.

  • Bridging the Brain Divide

    10/23/2012
    A recent panel discussion involving participants from RISD, Brown and the local performing arts group Everett focused on the natural connections between art and science.

  • STEAMy Discussion at Alumni + Parents’ Weekend

    10/10/2012
    A panel discussion centered around the ongoing STEAM initiative drew plenty of interest at RISD by Design 2012.

  • Reimagining Medical Communications

    08/17/2012
    In the spring studio Communicating Medical Risk, Brown undergraduates teamed up with RISD art and design majors to look at better ways of disseminating medical information.

  • Picturing Infinity

    07/09/2012
    The first comprehensive museum survey of work by glass alum Josiah McElheny 89 GL is attracting well-deserved attention at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art.

  • Geometry Meets the World of Making

    06/21/2012
    When architect Eduardo Benamor Duarte had an idea for building with porcelain blocks, he turned to RISD’s Ceramics department experts for help.

  • RISD, Asia and Creativity

    06/21/2012
    Inspired by recent interaction with Asia’s top creative leaders, President John Maeda reflects on his own experiences as an artist and designer of Asian descent.

  • STEAM Club Mixes Art and Science

    06/04/2012
    A series of workshops linking RISD and the MIT Media Lab has set the stage for this month's CreativeMornings “pop-up” event at RISD, part of an international conversation on the intersection of arts and technology.

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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.