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Local Collaboration Fosters Global Innovation

Students from RISD and neighboring Brown University worked together again this year to hostA Better World by Design, an annual conference aimed at addressing sustainable solutions to complex social issues such as food, health care and the built environment in the developing world.

RISD Leads Congressional Briefing

Speakers raise awareness about the importance of integrating art and design into the national innovation agenda .

Design that Does Good Best

In the nonprofit world, the word ‘do-gooder’ is a loaded term.

Alum’s Neurotic Machines at Bell Gallery

Meridith Pingree MFA 03 SC is a maker of geometric and jittery forms.

Helping Astronauts to Manage Info Overload

For long duration missions, astronauts need to maintain constant communication with mission control and manage massive amounts of data so that they can diagnose and repair problems with their spacecraft and their own bodies in the event of injury.

Poetics of Space

In her 30-year career, international contemporary artistKristin Jones 79 SC has explored concepts of space and time with public art projects that are often enormous in scale.

Speakers Focus on Ground + Water

In recognition of National Landscape Architecture Month and the 190th anniversary of Frederick Law Olmsted’s birth, RISD’s Landscape Architecture department is hosting a lecture series this month focused on the interaction ofGround + Water.

Yoga Works

Increasingly more RISD students have turned to yoga to help them relax, focus and tap into their creative strengths.

Partnering Forces

Ever since RISD Exposé and Second Life moved into 204 Westminster, a permanent storefront in downtown Providence, the two student organizations have been getting along in sweet symbiotic harmony.