News

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.

Focusing on Race

To promote dialogue, Nicole Buchanan 15 PH is creating a photographic series on students of color at RISD.

Lifesaving Textile Designs

Textiles artist Eliza Squibb 13 TX is exploring new ways of using her design work to educate African women about crucial healthcare concerns.

I, Robot

In collaborating with architects, civil engineers and contractors on projects large and small, architectural designer Han Seok Nam MIA 08 finds that human error is a common problem.

Ceramics for the Self

After leaving her home country of Myanmar, Soe Yu Nwe MFA 15 CR finds that she’s now fully focused on anchoring herself through her work.

Smart Textiles

Can a beautifully designed knit dress use vibration therapy to treat osteoporosis or a slow-to-heal sports injury? Could people benefit from a textile programmed to provide light in response to touch? These are some of the questions that innovative textiles designer and newly appointed Assistant Professor Jesse Asjes explores in her work.

The Power of Experimentation

Students involved in the RISD and Brown STEAM groups welcome Dutch polymath Theo Jansen to campus.