Social activist Eliza
Squibb 13 TX designs a textile to convey a critical message about
vaccinations to women in Mali, West Africa.
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As an expat and a designer, Misha Beletsky 95 IL watched the response to last year’s election scandal in Russia with great interest.
Printmaking faculty member Daniel Heyman recently spoke about his compelling portraits of Iraqi war prisoners in conjunction with his current solo show at Brown’s Bell Gallery.
Alumna Jane Kim 03 PR is creating a series of roadside murals to focus public attention on the plight of endangered species.
RISD's 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Series – a week of events honoring the legacy of the influential civil rights leader – is inspiring many to reflect and serve their communities.
RISD students developed a prototype off-the-grid schoolhouse for rural Costa Rica in collaboration with Earth University – the world's foremost research institute for sustainable agriculture.
Fourteen alumni are creating artwork to help raise funds for housing in a remote Rwandan village.
Weaving fiber art together
with years of environmental activism, Margaret Kearney
13 TX becomes the first-ever art school student to be recognized by the Udall Foundation.
When Sami Nerenberg 07 ID discovered that a small group of like-minded
people shared her dream of using design to foster social change, she joined
their effort to launch a national design movement on college campuses.
When Angela Davis visited RISD in January, students packed the auditorium to hear her speak.
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