News

RISD Appoints New Vice Provost

Carol Strohecker, an award-winning designer of learning environments with a specialty in interactive media, has accepted the newly created position of Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at RISD.

Kirloskar gift

RISD is pleased to announce the receipt of the single largest gift ever from an international donor: $1 million to create an endowed fund in support of the Vikram and Geetanjali Kirloskar Visiting Scholar in Painting.

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With the 2014 release of her latest book Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, cartoonist Roz Chast 77 PT hit a nerve with readers across the country.

Opening a New World

Two new Foundation Studies students build on the creative boost they got through RISD’s Project Open Door program.

Architecture Meets Public Policy

Acting on pure impulse while on spring break last April, Ashley Kochiss BArch 15 asked a cab driver in Marrakesh, Morocco to bring her to a remote Berber village on the edge of the Atlas Mountains.

Designed for Speed

Apparel Design seniors develop crunchy new looks for Burton, Vermont’s cutting-edge snowboard company.

Towards Better Balance

As part of its ongoing efforts to bring more diversity to the field, the Architecture department has launched a partnership with Lincoln School, an independent school for girls in Providence.

Redesigning Neonatal Healthcare

Experts agree that premature infants fare better in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) when they’re periodically removed from isolettes so that parents can hold them against their chests (a practice known as kangaroo care).

Latin American Perspective

Recently hired Assistant Professor of Foundation Studies Paula Gaetano Adi brings a cultural perspective to her work in new media.