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  • Getting Oriented to the Community

    Students participating in RISD’s Pre-Orientation Service Experience (POSE) volunteer together with local nonprofits.

  • Working on Woody’s Latest Film

    A production assistant on the set of Hollywood’s most iconic directors, Danielle Glynn 15 FAV kept close tabs on a celebrity cast.

  • Righting the Wrongs

    Through a Liberal Arts concentration in Gender, Race and Sexuality, Chandra Oh 15 GD is beginning to look at society’s outsiders in a new light.

  • Waxing Poetic

    Recent graduate Haley Davis 13 SC lands a plum job maintaining the wax figures at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco.

  • The Rigors of Writing

    A liberal arts concentration in Politics and Policy helped recent grad Carolyn Colton 14 FAV develop her voice as a filmmaker. 

  • Witnessing History

    Twenty objects made by students as part of last spring's Witness Tree Project are on view through October 5 in an exhibition in New Jersey.

  • Seeing Science

    Rising senior Serena Wu 15 IL looks to her HPSS concentration in Scientific Inquiry to help ground her explorations as an illustrator.

  • Using the Landscape of Glass

    Multidisciplinary artist Kim Harty 06 GL is excited to step up and lead the glass program at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.

  • True Teamwork

    Graphic Design major Cathy Lee 15 GD experiences the joy of collaboration as a summer intern at IDEO.

  • Light and Dark

    First-time novelist Annie Weatherwax 84 SC introduces readers to the same combination of humor and grit that has infused her visual art for decades.

  • Full Throttle

    Summer intern Jamar Bromley MFA 15 GD designs “sexy and elegant graphics” to help launch Lit Motors’ curvy new two-wheeler.

  • Sundance Backs New Documentary

    Thanks to a Production Grant from the Sundance Institute, RaMell Ross MFA 14 PH will continue work on a feature film focused on the lives of young black men in Hale County, AL.

  • Classic Chic

    Nicole Romano 00 AP has made a name for herself through a collection of edgy new jewelry manufactured in RI’s traditional old factories.

  • Epic Plankton

    Summer interns at the Nature Lab are making an animated educational program about the importance of marine plankton.

  • Dancing on the Ceiling

    Designer, educator, retail expert and curator Matthew Bird 89 ID takes his cues from the weirdness of life. 

  • Designing Homes of the Future

    Students are positively exhilarated by the entire 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe experience.

  • Nurturing Young Talent

    Ghanain painter and community artist Munir Mohammed MA 99 finds joy and serenity in teaching.

  • Seating Revisited

    Before graduating in May, Teshia Treuhaft MFA 14 FD represented RISD well at the 2014 Design Indaba Conference in South Africa.

  • RISD Appoints Two New Deans

    Sheri Wills and Daniel Cavicchi accept leadership positions in Fine Arts and Liberal Arts, respectively.

  • Reimagining Cities

    Students in a newly created spring seminar worked with immigrants at a housing project to create a permanent installation reflecting their shared vision of home.

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