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Hoop-La: RISD’s Basketball Team is Having a Ball

In the tradition of all great RISD sports teams (The Nads, The Jugs, The Pricks), our basketball team proudly carries a name that students at most schools might be embarrassed to shout in a packed auditorium.

Heartbroken but Happy: Handler and Kalman Visit RISD

“I knew I had to break up with Ann Rosenberg after she chose a teal dress for the prom.

Empowering Enterprise

RISD grads receive Artrepreneur Kits to help launch their creative careers.

Swarovski Sparks Experimentation

A sponsored RISD studio by global fine crystal manufacturer Swarovski kicks off its visiting artist lecture series with contemporary artist Rashaad Newsome.

Hats Off to Foundation Students

More than a dozen Foundation students mixed and mingled at the opening of the 2012 Foundation Studies Triennial Exhibition at Woods-Gerry Gallery wearing the “extreme” hats they completed just last month.

Thai Artist Explores Displacement

Multimedia artist Bundith Phunsombatlert MFA 10 DM has won a grant from the Harpo Foundation, a Florida-based family foundation that supports unrecognized visual artists through fellowships and grants.

Sikorsky + RISD: Design in Flight

Students in Industrial Design and Interior Architecture got a close look at an intriguing industry in a Helicopter Studio offered in conjunction with Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation.

RISD’s Newest Young Guns

Each year the Art Directors Club (ADC), an international organization of visual communication professionals, solicits portfolios from young designers around the world for its prestigiousYoung Guns competition.

RISD’s Moonbuggy Stands Out

As the first art and design school ever to enter NASA’s Great Moonbuggy Race (an annual spring event), RISD stood out—showing the NASA commentators just what a team of designers can do.