News

Researching the Passive Solar Solution

As demand grows for architecture that addresses issues of conservation and sustainability, RISD’s Interior Architecture Department is continuing to emphasize low energy use as an integral part of its program.

Inquiry in Italy

Ever since the European Honors Program (EHP) was founded in 1960, RISD's most adventurous artists and designers have basked in Italy's rich cultural offerings.

Drawn Together

When hundreds of professional illustrators flock to Providence this week for the international Illustration Conference (ICON7), they’ll get a strong sense of RISD via a knock-out exhibition of more than 60 RISD artist-illustrators and a day-long series of workshops highlighting the RISD experience through the lens of illustration.

Cyclist Sets Wheels in Motion

At RISD, art and bicycles come together before students even arrive on campus.

RISD Races

At a time when most of us are still pulling bedcovers over our heads, the athletes who ride for RISD Cycling – the school’s first and only varsity sports team – are greeting the morning sun from the road.

Speaking of Strange Behavior

On Saturday, April 20 Dan Ariely, a behavioral economist who loves speaking about his unorthodox research, is coming to RISD as part of Shared Voices: The RISD Presidential Speaker Series.

Snyder Wins a Guggenheim

Last week Professor Dean Snyder, head of the Sculpture department, learned that he is one of 175 scholars, artists and scientists in the US and Canada to earn a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship to support further work in their fields.

Good Graphics

Scott Stowell 90 GD, winner of a National Design Award, knows that aspiring entrepreneurs need to grab opportunities when they can.

Welcome to couscous

In the following interview,Associate Professor of Poetry + PoeticsMairéad Byrne speaks with Providence-based writer, editor and poetAmy Pickworth about the popularcouscous poetry, music and performance series she has been running since 2008 in various locations, but most recently at AS220 in downtown Providence.