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On Point

Visiting designer Nicholas Felton 99 GD leads a three-day workshop on data design for juniors in Graphic Design.

Starting Something New

Now that he has been named a 2015–16 Changemaker Fellow, William Zheng 17 ID hopes to inspire other students to pursue their interest in socially conscious startups.

Sensible + Sensitive Solutions

All 95 undergraduate and graduate student in Interior Architecture collaborated on this year’s five-day charette, a challenge to design a better classroom for young children with autism.

Photographic Memory

Photo historian Jung Joon Lee brings a keen eye and an international perspective to her new position as an assistant professor of the History of Art and Visual Culture.

Shaping the Future

In a new series of videos, alumni will help articulate why RISD’s immersive, process-driven educational model is ideally suited to preparing for what’s next.

Radical Innovator

Hospitality architecture designer Sophia Chan MIA focused on possibilities rather than constraints when dreaming up the futuristic Broadster Hotel.

Uprooting White Privilege

Noted activist Tim Wise speaks to the RISD community about combatting systemic racism and making socially relevant artwork.

And Also: Writing

The Writing Center and Graduate Studies co-host a symposium exploring how artists and designers engage with evolving forms of writing, editing and publishing.

Weschler’s Wonderful Wit

As part of the visiting artist series in Glass, cultural critic and author Lawrence Weschler led a RISD audience through a visual-culture hall of mirrors.