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  • Full STEAM Ahead

    05/01/2012
    As part of SmART Schools, a research-based K–12 reform initiative, Industrial Design faculty member Amy Leidtke is leading two mini-institutes this spring to help Rhode Island math and science teachers incorporate art and design into their lesson plans.

  • Making the Hunger Games’ Mockingjay

    04/04/2012
    After working on dozens of blockbuster films, jewelry designer Dana Schneider 82 SC felt like she won the lottery when asked to create the iconic mockingjay pin for The Hunger Games.

  • Seeing Color in a Whole New Light

    04/02/2012
    In a recent panel discussion on Color Effects, artist Spencer Finch MFA 89 SC spoke with a biologist and photographer about the nature of color and its ramifications in the fields of art and science.

  • Inventive Tools Spark Innovative Designs

    03/20/2012
    The multipurpose egg crackers Foundation students created last fall show how aesthetics and engineering naturally come together at RISD.

  • Maverick Thinker Wraps Up Shared Voices

    03/09/2012
    In his March 14 talk on Screen Fluency, Kevin Kelly will discuss the importance of visual and multimedia literacy in a digital world.

  • Design Treatments for Cancer Care

    03/08/2012
    Three recent RISD Architecture graduates help Memorial Sloan-Kettering envision potential solutions to more supportive patient care. 

  • Maharam Fosters Creative Infusion

    02/28/2012
    Known for its interdisciplinary collaborations, international textile leader Maharam is sponsoring a new fellowship opportunity for RISD students to intern with governmental and nonprofit agencies.

  • Artists Seeking Science

    02/28/2012
    Students are showing a huge interest in RISD’s growing science curriculum, which allows them to explore the many ways art, design and science inform and enhance each other.  

  • Seeing Science: NSF Backs RISD Research

    02/14/2012
    RISD is the only art and design school in the US to be engaged with the National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR).

  • Designing for America

    02/08/2012
    When Sami Nerenberg 07 ID discovered that a small group of like-minded people shared her dream of using design to foster social change, she joined their effort to launch a national design movement on college campuses.

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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.