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Acquiring a RISD Accent

Having earned her undergraduate degree at RISD, Project Open Door alumna Sara Pollard 13 IL/MAT 14 is now pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching and looking forward to becoming an art teacher.

Poetry Made Physical

Poet and furniture designer William Lenard 14 FD once wanted to be the next David Wiesner 78 IL, the well-known picture book author and three-time Caldecott Medal winner.

Finding Beauty in Everyday Struggle

For photographer and professor Justin Kimball 85 PH, returning to RISD in December to speak as part of the Photography department’s T.

Harnessing the Sun

Industrial Design students enrolled in LUX Factor, an advanced design studio taught by Associate Professor Peter Yeadon, spent the fall semester dreaming up interactive design elements featuring photo-luminescent materials.

John Maeda Moves On

Almost six years after accepting the position of president at RISD, John Maeda announced earlier this month that he is leaving to pursue his ongoing passion for design and technology in Silicon Valley.

Somerson named interim president

RISD’s Board of Trustees announced today that Provost Rosanne Somerson 76 ID will serve as interim president, beginning January 1, 2014.

Balls Stick Together

The Balls are on fire.

Revitalizing Riverside Park

How do cities revitalize historic post-industrial sites deteriorating from age and harboring a reputation for pollution? Assuming they can reverse the affects of centuries-old environmental damage, how do they get the public to use these spaces again?.

Riley Really Shines

Michael Riley 91 GD knows firsthand that TV productions move exceptionally fast.