News

Welcoming the Class of 2021

As 768 new students arrive on campus, Orientation leaders and others encourage them to make connections and consider context.

Experiencing Magic in Iceland

In July students participated in an intensive summer program investigating new ways of making poetic work in response to place.

Japanese Textiles Inspire Vibrant Student Work

A juried exhibition at the RISD Museum pairs pieces from the permanent collection with work created last spring in RISD’s Textiles department.

From Script to Screen

As a summer intern at Running Man studio in NYC, Film/Animation/Video major Sarah Novak-Sheward 19 FAV gets a feel for TV production.

Morphing as a Maker

In collaborating with fellow New Yorkers, designer Pam Prichett 82 GL rediscovers the joy of working with her hands—and launches a new business in the process.

Budding Designer in National Spotlight

Based on the promise of her work, Graphic Design senior Tasnima Tanzim 18 GD earns the Type Directors Club’s 2017 Beatrice Warde Scholarship.

SURF Fellows Promote Conservation

Through an NSF-funded summer internship at the Nature Lab, students from RISD and Roger Williams University create a website to help kids better understand the value of marine life.

Timely Design to Address Opioid Epidemic

Students and faculty in Industrial Design have contributed to a project that’s helping people cope with the public health crisis of opioid overdose.

Playful Connections at Project Open Door

Thanks to generous support from Hasbro, local high school students benefitted from the opportunity to explore the possibilities of toy and game design at RISD.