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Campus looks a little different this fall due to COVID-19, but through the efforts of our community, creativity flourishes as ever.

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RISD news

Update on Advancing Social Equity

RISD shares progress and next steps towards its commitment to being proactively anti-racist.

Remembering Roger Mandle

The RISD community celebrates the 15th president’s indelible mark on the institution and the world.

Harnessing VR for the Arts

RISD participates in a Microsoft virtual reality study aimed at developing an immersive classroom environment that meets the needs of artists and designers.

Getting ready to apply?

Check out the Admissions FAQ for answers to your biggest questions about RISD and a look at life on campus.

Fulbright Fellow Stays the Course

Alum Ying Bonny Cai spent a year in Seoul studying traditional Korean apparel with contemporary makers reviving and modernizing ancient customs.

Choreographed Typography

Graphic Design sophomores get outside for an embodied lesson in type design.

Rethinking the Materials Lifecycle

New grad Fengijao Ge presents an innovative project at this year’s Antenna conference that repurposes textiles waste to combat erosion.

A Record Year of Engagement

The RISD community offers record-setting support for the college and its mission.

RISD Launches “Race in Art & Design” Cluster Hire Search

As part of its commitment to address institutional racism and advance social equity, RISD is hiring 10 new faculty as part of a cluster hire initiative focused on race and decolonization in art and design.

New Teaching Talent on Tap

RISD welcomes new full-time faculty members in Experimental and Foundation Studies, Fine Arts, and Architecture and Design.

RISD Families Association online

The newly launched families.risd.edu provides important resources for families to stay informed and connected with the RISD community.