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Designing Healthy Communities

Architects, designers, researchers and policy makers discuss strategies for initiating change and rethinking America’s unhealthiest neighborhoods.

Fighting Ebola

Students and faculty collaborate to brainstorm new tools and techniques for battling the epidemic in West Africa.

New Directions in South Asian Art

RISD’s first Vikram and Geetanjali Kirloskar Visiting Scholar in Painting Chitra Ganesh is back on campus this semester teaching a seminar on Drawing, Narrative and Materiality in Contemporary South Asian Art.

Research + Design

In retrospect, Associate Professor Claudia B.

Designing the Future

As part of RISD’s Shared Voices presidential speaker series, Metropolis magazine publisher and longtime editor-in-chief Susan Szenasy came to campus on Monday to engage in an animated discussion about the future of design and design education.

Endless Possibilities for Critical Making

Noise musician Shawn Greenlee 96 PR remembers an illuminating conversation with the organizers of Germany’s largest arts festival when they couldn’t quite figure out how to list his work in their program.

Hellbent for Leather

Last week artisans, industry leaders, tanners and shoe designers from around the world came to campus for Leather.

Making Professional Connections

Wearing a look of confidence Juliette Weiss 15 GD walks up to talent recruiters from Andreessen Horowitz, a $4-billion venture capital firm that has financed some of Silicon Valley’s most successful startups.

Mindshare 2013 Inspires Budding Entrepreneurs

Daniel Michalik MFA 04 FD is proof positive that a DIY attitude – plus a lot of determination and elbow grease – can result in breakthrough manufacturing methods.