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  • Gaining Curatorial Perspective

    09/15/2016
    Painting major Isabelle Rose 17 PT soaked up New York's inspiring cultural scene during a summer internship at MoMA.

  • Inspired by Senegal

    09/13/2016
    As a summer intern at Speak Up Africa, Julia Steketee 18 FD learned about Senegal and how to use her design skills to help people.

  • Serving Communities + Making Connections

    09/12/2016
    Incoming students who signed up for this year’s Pre-Orientation Service Experience (POSE) learned about the needs of off-campus communities by volunteering at local nonprofits.

  • Reconstructing Cuba

    09/09/2016
    As a summer intern at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC, dual degree student Joyce Lin BRDD 17 FD helped to fabricate a groundbreaking biodiversity exhibit.

  • Making an Impression

    09/02/2016
    As a new associate professor, master printmaker Megan Foster 00 PR is looking forward to working with and learning from RISD students. 

  • Fresh Vision for Local Farming

    09/01/2016
    Hoping to make a positive impact on the community, videographer Tara Gupta 18 FAV jumped at the opportunity to work with Farm Fresh Rhode Island this summer. 

  • Shifting Our Collective Consciousness

    08/29/2016
    Both when teaching and working in her studio, new Sculpture Department Head Lisi Raskin strives to create the kind of world she wants for everyone.

  • Print + Process

    08/26/2016
    As a Printmaking major, Henry McClellan 18 PR has found an ideal framework for creating visual narratives on his own terms. 

  • Creating Healthy Narratives

    08/24/2016
    Through a summer internship at Boston Children’s Hospital, Yuko Okabe 17 IL is helping to develop a biofeedback game for kids struggling with emotional and behavioral issues.

  • A Summer of Art + Tech in NYC

    08/18/2016
    Through a four-week internship at the Brooklyn experimental studio Eyebeam, Zak Ziebell BRDD 19 PT gained invaluable professional experience at the intersection of technology and fine art.

  • Hands-on Help for Women

    08/16/2016
    Victims of human trafficking in Louisville, KY are benefiting from life-changing opportunities made possible through an innovative startup called Anchal.

  • The Dialogue of Teaching

    08/11/2016
    New Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Keetra Dixon encourages students to take an agnostic approach to ideation and then find the best tool for the job. 

  • A New Space for Sonic Innovation

    08/04/2016
    Housed in the former library, a state-of-the-art multichannel sound system brings exciting new possibilities for sonic experimentation to RISD.
     

  • Innovations in Wood

    08/02/2016
    Faculty member Yugon Kim finds new inspiration through his research into environmentally sustainable contemporary timber construction. 

  • Finding a Natural Rhythm

    07/28/2016
    Providence-based designer Miles Endo 10 ID makes custom furniture and lighting fixtures that reflect his love of natural materials and traditional Japanese culture.

  • Preserving a Love of Painting

    07/18/2016
    Through an upcoming internship at Yale University Art Gallery, recent grad Heather McLeod 16 IL hopes to further her growing interest in art conservation.

  • Summer Internships with a Twist

    07/08/2016
    Working with nonprofits and governmental agencies, RISD's Maharam STEAM fellows are applying critical thinking to issues well beyond the world of art and design. 

  • Redesigning Environmentalism

    06/27/2016
    Ian Quate MLA 11 is helping to redefine landscape architecture through an interdisciplinary research project focused on cleaning up Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal. 

  • Unbound by Convention

    06/22/2016
    As a Guggenheim Fellow, painter and Assistant Professor Angela Dufresne plans to cultivate her work in Italy, where she’ll also serve as chief critic for RISD’s European Honors Program in Rome.

  • Activist in the Making

    06/17/2016
    Rising senior Lucy Crelli 17 AP hopes to pursue a career at the intersection of art, design and activism.

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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.