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  • Design Duet

    08/13/2015
    Meghan (Cowan) Devinat 01 JM and Benoit Devinat BID 02 are juggling family life with getting their new business off the ground.

  • Creating Comedy

    08/10/2015
    Hard work and focus pay off for NYC producer Ryan Cunningham 02 FAV, who is now helping to create some of television’s funniest moments.

  • Sheltering Shellfish in the City

    08/06/2015
    RI Youth Conservation League volunteers help RISD grad students make habitats for species known to improve coastal water quality.

  • Winning Design for the Windy City

    08/05/2015
    Assistant Professor of Architecture Aaron Forrest is working with colleagues Yasmin Vobis and Brett Schneider to build an outlandish kiosk on the lakefront in Chicago.
     

  • Refreshing Ideas in Apparel Design

    07/31/2015
    As the new head of Apparel Design, British designer Neil Gilks is looking forward to building on RISD’s interdisciplinary “magic.” 

  • Escaping Escapism

    07/23/2015
    Through his conceptual videogame Static Lagoon, Prashast Thapan 14 GD aims to provoke players into unplugging and looking beyond the screen.

  • Design in the Public Sphere

    07/20/2015
    A new Institute for Design and Public Policy will introduce strategists from public and private organizations to human-centered design as a means of solving complex problems.

  • Ideas Born on Paper

    07/14/2015
    Drawing Ambience, an exhibition on view at the RISD Museum, offers a glimpse into the generative process used by seminal architects prior to the digital age.

  • Faculty Foster Global Engagement

    07/06/2015
    Six faculty members are conducting research in Central and South America, Asia and Europe with the goal of developing expansive new courses reflective of global realities. 

  • Establishing Shellfish Habitats

    07/02/2015
    A team of RI educators is preparing to test sculptural forms designed to attract marine life in the waters off India Point Park.

  • Cleaner + Better Care

    06/30/2015
    In Germ Studio, students devise medical tools that reduce health-care associated infections while addressing issues related to patient comfort.

  • Curatorial Insights

    06/26/2015
    Museum Fellow Edith Young 16 PH helps curator Kate Irvin care for historically significant fashions and fabrics.

  • Unearthing the Past

    06/23/2015
    Work by students in this spring’s Witness Tree studio is being exhibited at the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site in New York state.

  • Confronting Climate Change

    06/19/2015
    Students in a cross-disciplinary spring studio dream up designs for a proposed Museum of Climate Change in Manhattan. 

  • Caring for Cultural Treasures

    06/18/2015
    As a RISD Museum Fellow, Margaret Finaly 16 CR worked with a professional conservator in caring for prized objects in the collection.

  • Startups Ramp Up

    06/16/2015
    Two teams of RISD-educated entrepreneurs will  refine their products this summer as part of Boston’s MassChallenge Accelerator program.

  • Natural Selection

    06/12/2015
    New graduate Jake Sienkiewycz 15 ID/PH brings his love for the outdoors and everything he learned at RISD to his work at Vermont-based outdoor equipment startup Finn Utility.

  • Probing Performance Art

    06/09/2015
    Students in a Robert L. Turner-funded spring seminar on performance studies probed the intersections of politics, culture and performance. 

  • New Grad STEAMs Ahead

    06/08/2015
    Ryan Mather 15 ID is thrilled to start work as an interdisciplinary designer at littleBits – a New York-based company that manufactures DIY electronics kits.

  • Fortifying the Future

    06/08/2015
    Students in an Interior Architecture studio sponsored by the van Beuren Charitable Foundation envision preservation through change at historic Fort Adams in Newport, RI.

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The men in this 1903 portrait class were serious about the business at hand.