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Open Intro to Studio Life

When prospective graduate students visited campus on November 16 for Graduate Studies’ annual IN FOcus session, they responded especially well to opportunities to talk with current students, who were eager to share information about their work, their program and life at RISD.

New Masters

Capping two to three years of intensive research, experimentation, critical thinking and perfecting their craftsmanship in a particular field, more than 170 RISD master’s degree candidates are showcasing their work in the2011 Graduate Thesis Exhibition.

The State of the Art in Healthcare

“Health is too important to be left to the health secretary alone,” said Dr.

SURFing Underwater

Visitors to Wander, a recent exhibition hosted by RISD’s Nature Lab, were pleasantly surprised to enter a darkened room filled with soothing sounds, swaths of blue tulle and dreamy projections of gelatinous sea creatures.

New Grads Commence with Confidence

On Saturday, June 1, as 197 graduate and 462 undergraduate students waited restlessly in line for the start of RISD’s 2013 Commencement ceremony, many took the opportunity to adjust their eye-catching graduation paraphernalia – from papier-mâché creatures to fake flowers to unorthodox objects, all creatively incorporated into the overall look.

Ecocentric Practice

An experimental spring studio sheds light on changing ecosystems by focusing on migrating marine duck species that winter in Rhode Island.

Conflict Hits Home in Syria

Syrian-American activist Lina Sergie Attar MArch 01 spoke at RISD on Tuesday, May 6, imploring students not to ignore the devastation taking place in her home country.

Sitings 13

On Thursday, March 21, the student artists who won the RISD Museum’s Sitings 2013 competition discussed their inspiration and their process at an opening reception to celebrate their new work.

TC Colley series 13

“Daddy, is this where they make clouds?”.

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