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  • Embracing the Eccentric

    03/19/2014
    Since arriving at RISD Mariah Robinson 17 FS has been happily making everything from eye-catching puppets to splendidly strange animations.

  • Big Ideas in Urban Interventions

    03/19/2014
    Students work with Designtex to develop edgy, large-scale installations for downtown Providence. 

  • Rethinking Education in the Digital Age

    03/13/2014
    Education innovator Cathy Davidson discussed new approaches to higher ed in the final talk in RISD’s Mapping Learning series.

  • Art for Action

    03/11/2014
    Interdisciplinary artist and social activist Favianna Rodriguez creates powerful prints promoting social justice and championing immigrant rights.

  • Freedom to Focus

    03/10/2014
    A MacColl Johnson Fellowship is giving Associate Professor of Foundation Studies Leslie Hirst the freedom to pursue exciting new studio work while on sabbatical.

  • Sustainable Strategies for Sri Lanka

    03/07/2014
    Students in the Northern Visions Landscape Architecture studio traveled to Sri Lanka during Wintersession to sow the seeds of long-term growth.

  • Eco-friendly Construction in Costa Rica

    03/03/2014
    RISD students recently traveled to Earth University, a Costa Rican research institute focused on sustainable agriculture, to build a functional and energy efficient prototype of a one-room schoolhouse.

  • Picturing the True South

    02/24/2014
    A former NCAA basketball player, RaMell Ross MFA 14 PH is now capturing the quiet moments that offer a rare glimpse into the Alabama Black Belt.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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A figure modeling class from 1916.