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Paris Returns Recharged

At a spring sabbatical presentation, Associate Professor Norm Paris 00 IL shared the inspirations that energize his obsessive research.

Open to Multicultural Perspectives

Thanks to Professor of Architecture Hansy Better Barraza, Latinx and Asian students at Wellesley College have an inviting new space in which to build community on campus.

Fostering Global Futures

As a Global Faculty Fellow this year and next, Associate Professor Paolo Cardini is promoting pluralistic dialogue about the future through an ongoing series of international workshops.

Expanding Access to Studio Learning

Illustration Critic Clara Lieu 98 IL is continuing to build Art Prof, an online platform that offers free visual arts instruction for all ages and levels of ability.

Breakthrough Tool Wins NSF Funding

A cutting-edge startup cofounded by Associate Professor of Textiles Brooks Hagan MFA 02 TX earns a $225,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Exploring the Gray Areas

New Assistant Professor of Political Economy Alero Akporiaye brings much-needed perspective to the understanding of the global economy.

Imagining New Dimensions

Architecture faculty members Aaron Forrest and Yasmin Vobis explore the relationship between fairy tales and architectural space.

Preparing for Mars

An independent research project headed up by RISD’s NASA Coordinator Michael Lye 96 ID puts an entirely new spin on a space suit made for simulated space exploration.

Interventions in Global Markets

New D+M faculty member Matt Kenyon’s recent brush with a state-run oil company gives context to the way art can critique complex market systems.

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