03/10/2014A MacColl Johnson Fellowship is giving Associate Professor of Foundation Studies Leslie Hirst the freedom to pursue exciting new studio work while on sabbatical.
03/07/2014Students in the Northern Visions Landscape Architecture studio traveled to Sri Lanka during Wintersession to sow the seeds of long-term growth.
03/03/2014RISD 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.
02/24/2014A 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.
02/24/2014Students 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.
02/24/2014In a two-part studio sponsored by Cessna, students are exploring the nature of flight and ways to improve the experience of aviation.
02/21/2014A new interdisciplinary travel course in Guyana focuses on ecological conservation, cross-cultural communication and the arts.
02/14/2014Students in Creature-Creation recently suited up into their self-made puppet costumes and descended on downtown Providence to film impromptu interactions with the public.
02/14/2014Students in RISD’s first-ever theatrical design studio create sets and costumes for the Providence Ballet Theatre’s spring premiere of an all-new ballet.
02/11/2014Show Tell/Tell Show, a half-day event co-sponsored by RISD’s Academic Commons Program and the Writing Center, expands upon the notion of ekphrasis.
02/07/2014Scores of scientists, mathematicians and engineers connect with artists and designers at RISD’s fourth biennial design science symposium.
02/06/2014Students who explored the global slave trade and traveled to South Africa last fall are now sharing their insights in Unearthing Legacy, a powerful exhibition on view through February 27 at RISD’s Red Eye Gallery.
01/31/2014Renowned educator Marian Wright Edelman implored the RISD community to honor the late Martin Luther King, Jr. by taking action.
01/30/2014As part of RISD’s MLK Day of Service, paint-smeared students led art workshops at a local elementary school.
01/27/2014Students enrolled in Votelab: Designing for Democracy are applying design thinking to help solve some of the systemic kinks in the US election process.
01/23/2014Headed by Sara Kellner 89 PT, Houston’s Arts in Transit program brings the vision of local artists to the city’s expanding metro system.
01/21/2014Having earned her undergraduate degree at RISD, Project Open Door alumna Sara Pollard 13 IL/MAT 14 is now pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching and looking forward to becoming an art teacher.
01/21/2014Celebrated ceramist and RISD alumna Arlene Shechet MFA 78 CR plays with the classic tradition of high-end Meissen porcelain.
01/16/2014Members of the campus and local communities are invited to get involved in the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Series of lectures, workshops and exhibitions, which runs from January 18–29.
01/15/2014As part of RISD’s 2014 MLK series, photojournalist Richard Ross will exhibit and speak about his riveting work, which sheds light on major problems in America’s juvenile justice system.
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