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  • Understanding Holography

    02/29/2016
    In a course on optics, students  learn the complexities of creating 3D imagery through the process of making holograms. 

  • Risks + Rewards

    02/24/2016
    With his high school slacker days behind him, Felix Beaudry 18 TX responds well to the challenge of exceeding high expectations. 

  • Hacking Healthcare

    02/23/2016
    Faculty and students in Industrial Design earn awards for innovative concepts at a recent healthcare design competition. 

  • A Good Mix of Ideas

    02/19/2016
    Sophomore Mei Lenehan 18 GD finds value in selecting classes that intellectually complement one another. 

  • No Nukes

    02/12/2016
    Graduate students just starting out in Industrial Design work to invigorate the dialogue around nuclear disarmament.

  • Investigating Crime

    02/12/2016
    Students in a popular Wintersession class examine the genre of true crime from multiple perspectives.

  • Rethinking Science Through Art

    02/09/2016
    Grad student Stephanie Muscat MFA 17 DM combines hands-on making skills with a lifelong love of science. 

  • Drawing from the Deep

    02/04/2016
    Students in a Wintersession studio focused on whaling travel back in time at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

  • Making a Show from Scratch

    02/03/2016
    From acting to making music, costumes and artwork, students in this year’s Theater Production Workshop are going all out to bring an original performance to life this week.

  • Young Charges Students to Lead

    02/01/2016
    MLK 2016 keynote speaker Andrew Young honors King’s legacy with an inspirational, forward-thinking talk at RISD. 

  • Drawing Marathon

    01/28/2016
    Students in an intense Wintersession studio (re)discover the essential power of drawing.  

  • Heartbreaker

    01/27/2016
    A solo exhibition at the RISD Museum takes viewers on the road with Photography Critic Jesse Burke MFA 05 PH and his young daughter.

  • Under the Great Wide Open

    01/22/2016
    In an intense, performance-oriented workshop, RISD undergrads and Brown MFA candidates in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies make new discoveries through collaboration.

  • Balancing Act

    01/19/2016
    Textiles sophomore Kathryn LaMontagne 18 TX recognizes the importance of balancing her studio work with a healthy social life.

  • Inspiring Aspiring Artists

    01/15/2016
    After earning a master’s degree in teaching at RISD, high school art teacher Brian Hutcheson MAT 07 encourages his best students to apply to RISD. 

  • Strange New Terrain

    01/12/2016
    A group exhibition curated by Digital + Media faculty members Shona Kitchen, Alyson Ogasian and writer Jennifer Dalton Vincent investigates the human need to explore.

  • Young to Address Justice

    01/11/2016
    On January 22 former UN Ambassador Andrew J. Young, Jr. will deliver the keynote address in RISD’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Series.

  • Addressing Issues of Aging

    12/22/2015
    Students collaborate with members of a local retirement community in designing solutions to social issues associated with aging. 

  • Inviting New Experiences

    12/21/2015
    Small-town dreamer Vaughan Carman 18 AP thanks the RISD community for awakening him to a world of possibilities. 

  • Clarifying Connections

    12/15/2015
    Grad students Lisa Maione 05 GD/MFA 16 and Elizabeth Leeper MFA 17 GD co-curate a multidisciplinary exhibition meant to highlight connections between disparate pieces.

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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.