News

Nature Lab Wins NSF Support

Funding from a $280,000 EAGER grant will enable RISD to develop a maker space and K–12 curriculum focused on bio-design and its relationship to real-world problems.

RISD Appoints Strong New Academic Leaders

The provost turns to proven in-house talent to fill key positions for the new academic year.

Tapping into Tanzanian Roots

Rising senior Malaika Temba 18 TX finds artistic inspiration in the rapidly changing culture of her father’s homeland.

Supporting Cross-Cultural Engagement

RISD and the Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation are working together to support the UAE’s emerging art scene.

Reimagining RISD

Graduate students in Interior Architecture focus their growing expertise in adaptive reuse on the needs of RISD’s campus.

Pursuing a Career in Film

Brown|RISD dual degree grad Hannah Subotnick BRDD 16 FAV finds support for her hypnotic conceptual films through a series of artist residencies.

Where Computation + Culture Converge

In RISD’s newest academic concentration, students create ambitious work at the intersection of art and digital technology.

Gebbia Speaks with Civic Leaders

In a presentation hosted by the RI Chamber of Commerce, Airbnb cofounder Joe Gebbia 05 GD/ID spoke about the entrepreneurial advantages of knowing how to solve problems the way he learned at RISD.

RISD Well Represented at Whitney Biennial

Contributing to its critical and popular success, six RISD alumni were invited to show work in the 2017 Whitney Biennial.