01/24/2013As an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School, RISD alum Jonathan Arena 09 GD has organized the first-ever Harvard xDesign conference.
01/23/2013RISD's 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Series – a week of events honoring the legacy of the influential civil rights leader – is inspiring many to reflect and serve their communities.
01/15/2013Students enrolled in the Wintersession travel course Creating an Archive are studying photography in Vrindavan, India – a holy pilgrimage site brimming with cultural curiosities.
01/14/2013Painters Angela Dufresne and Craig Taylor, two new assistant professors in the Painting department, are interested in innovation and integration.
01/10/2013RISD students developed a prototype off-the-grid schoolhouse for rural Costa Rica in collaboration with Earth University – the world's foremost research institute for sustainable agriculture.
12/21/2012The RISD athletic community – a group known for rowdy gameplay, clever mascot costumes and team names laced with innuendo – welcomes two new sports organizations into the fold.
12/21/2012Faculty member Jo Sittenfeld MFA 08 PH exposes a diverse set of students to the world of documentary photography.
12/20/2012Furniture Design students developed innovative design concepts for Steinway & Sons – the New York-based company widely known for making the world's finest pianos.
12/13/2012Students involved with RISD's Project Open Door were invited to create ornaments for this year's National Christmas Tree display – a luminous holiday celebration held in the nation's capitol.
12/07/2012Students who take part in the European Honors Program are given the freedom to pursue their academic interests while living in a country that has inspired artists for centuries.
12/06/2012Prospective students visiting for Graduate Studies’ annual IN FOcus program respond especially warmly to Open Studios.
12/03/2012Now that Natalia Almada MFA 01 PH has won a coveted MacArthur award, the documentary filmmaker is excited to be able to pursue her work without the distraction of constant fundraising.
12/03/2012Graduate students are envisioning fantastical ways to reinvent the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a 300-acre site that was once America's leading naval shipyard.
11/26/2012Fourteen alumni are creating artwork to help raise funds for housing in a remote Rwandan village.
11/19/2012Student ceramicists are working with visiting artists to create marvelous – and sometimes unorthodox – projects.
11/16/2012The permanent storefront shared by RISD Exposé and Second Life is getting prepped for The White Tie Show, a showcase of eclectic works by students and alumni.
11/12/2012Lucy Spelman, a biologist and veterinarian with a taste for adventure, teaches The Art of Communicating Science this fall.
11/14/2012Working alongside University of Rhode Island oceanographers, Foundation
Studies Critic Cynthia Rubin explores the fascinating behavior of plankton.
11/02/2012RISD's Entrepreneur Mindshare brought together experts in design and technology to offer tricks of the trade to students, alumni and others.
10/25/2012“Designtrepreneur” Joe Gebbia 05 GD/ID, cofounder of Airbnb, spoke at RISD last week to launch the Career Center’s Mindshare 2012.
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