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Eclectic Obsessions in ‘What She Saw’

Lately, artist Amy Goodwin 87 ID­ has been obsessed with an eclectic set of things she sums up as “roses, gardens, campfires and rabbits.

Maverick Thinker Wraps Up Shared Voices

Kevin Kelly is currently “Senior Maverick” atWired, the magazine he co-founded in the early 1990s.

Felton to Accept RISD Alumni Award

Now that Nicholas Felton 99 GD plays in the digital fast lane, he finds it more important than ever to stay focused and follow his interests and instincts.

Making a Mutant Vehicle

RISD studentsGenevieve Marsh BARch 16, Caitlyn Au 15 GL, Denali Schmidt 15 FAV and Joshua Shiau 15 ID are on a mission to create a cool art car for this summer’sBurning Man festival in Black Rock, Nevada.

Designing for America

On the night of the 2008 election that ushered Barack Obama into the White House,Sami Nerenberg 07 ID found herself searching for a design outlet to harness her surging feelings of patriotism.

Davis Calls Students to Action

Though many RISD students may not realize it, Angela Davis was a regular part of their lives long before she spoke at RISD on January 23.

Randall Illuminates the RISDsphere

As the second scholar to visit as part of RISD’s new Shared Voices series, Lisa Randall will bring the heady stuff of her discipline – particle physics – down to earth for a lay audience when she speaks in the RISD Auditorium on Thursday, February 2.

Japanese Art to Offer Relief

On Saturday, April 9, students from the RISD studio Architectonics will join their instructor, New York-based architect Aki Ishida, at the Japan Society in New York City for a benefit concert and workshop to raise funds for the Society’s Earthquake Relief Fund.

Community Garden Blossoms

As crits go, it was unusual: Under a hazy afternoon sky, in an open-air pavilion with a view of the Blackstone River, 68 students from a spring 2011 Architecture Design studio presented the thinking behindBlossom, a community garden they designed for the city of Pawtucket, RI.