04/03/2014A new summer Continuing Ed class invites students to analyze the layers of Rome’s long history by exploring its underground infrastructure.
03/28/2014Ceramics Department Head Katy Schimert searches the ocean’s depths and captures the public’s imagination with a solo show and residency at UMass/Amherst.
03/25/2014Members of the RISD community welcomed a range of practitioners to campus last week for Material Lessons, a two-day symposium sponsored by Furniture Design.
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.
03/03/2014RISD 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.
02/24/2014In a two-part studio sponsored by Cessna, students are exploring the nature of flight and ways to improve the experience of aviation.
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.
02/06/2014Students 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.
01/13/2014Students in Tom Roberts’ Combat and Culture liberal arts class develop a deep understanding of war and a new relationship with the world beyond their studios.
12/09/2013Provost and alumna Rosanne Somerson 76 ID continues her 35-plus-year commitment to RISD as its interim president, effective January 1, 2014.
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