RSS Feed
  • Pure Genius

    12/03/2012
    Now that Natalia Almada MFA 01 PH has won a coveted MacArthur award, the documentary filmmaker is excited to be able to pursue her work without the distraction of constant fundraising.

  • Reimagining the Industrial Waterfront

    12/03/2012
    Graduate students are envisioning fantastical ways to reinvent the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a 300-acre site that was once America's leading naval shipyard.

  • Working with Rwandans

    11/26/2012
    Fourteen alumni are creating artwork to help raise funds for housing in a remote Rwandan village.

  • Mixing Major Curiosities

    11/19/2012
    Student ceramicists are working with visiting artists to create marvelous – and sometimes unorthodox – projects.

  • Partnering Forces

    11/16/2012
    The permanent storefront shared by RISD Exposé and Second Life is getting prepped for The White Tie Show, a showcase of eclectic works by students and alumni.

  • 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.

  • Entrepreneurs Show and Tell

    11/02/2012
    RISD's Entrepreneur Mindshare brought together experts in design and technology to offer tricks of the trade to students, alumni and others.

  • Gebbia Thinks Big

    10/25/2012
    “Designtrepreneur” Joe Gebbia 05 GD/ID, cofounder of Airbnb, spoke at RISD last week to launch the Career Center’s Mindshare 2012.

  • An Exceptional Mad Man

    10/31/2012
    Dick Jones, a new exhibition featuring the RISD library’s latest acquisition to its Archive of Graphic Design and Illustration, celebrates America’s golden age of advertising.

4
At RISD there's nothing unusual about suddenly finding a doorknob on a tree trunk, shown here across from Carr House,
the charming home of Student Life offices and the student-run Carr Haus Café.