Student Stories

Class of 2017 Set to Shape the Future

At RISD’s 2017 Commencement ceremony, speakers urged graduates to reflect on who they’ve become and how they can impact the world.

Final Films Capture Personal Visions

Film/Animation/Video seniors present a broad range of animated and live action films at this spring’s festival.

Collection 17 Celebrates the Body

Seniors in Apparel Design showed their flamboyant, beautifully crafted collections at a much-anticipated runway show.

Racing Ahead

RISD Cycling co-captains Lizzie Wright 18 ID and David Kessler 18 ID inspire others to work towards their own goals and find joy on the journey.

Muslim Ban Made Personal

Iranian grad student Arghavan Khosravi MFA 18 PT responds to the polarized political climate in the US with a very personal point of view.

Bridging the Gap

For this year’s Alternative Spring Break, emerging student activists turned their attention to environmental conservation in the Delaware Water Gap.

Multidisciplinary Convergences

Sculpture major Charlie Ehrenfried 18 SC is pursuing two Liberal Arts concentrations as he makes informed 3D work about identity and culture.

Presenting a Strong Portfolio

Students gather constructive criticism and practice presenting their work in a professional setting at RISD’s annual Design Portfolio Review.

Digital Imagination

Earlier this month students in Digital + Media participated in Since The Epoch, an exhibition at Boston Cyberarts Gallery that caught the attention of the local creative community.