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Grad Student Refocuses the Narrative

Photographer Steph Foster MFA 19 PH reflects on racism in America and brings his stories of hope to Design Indaba 2019.

Spotlighting Social Justice at Commencement 2019

Keynote speaker Bryan Stevenson will highlight the commitment to equity and inclusion among RISD’s honored guests.

Innovative Humanitarianism

Lina Sergie Attar MArch 01 and the Karam Foundation are helping young Syrian refugees learn new ways of thinking through design-based education.

undergraduate students (fall 2018)
1,994
graduate students (fall 2018)
474
student/faculty ratio
9:1
MacArthur “genius award” winners
10

Upcoming events

RISD Commencement 2019

Saturday, June 1

RI Convention Center

It Should Be Clear

Glass grad students

through May 12

Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery

Designing Brilliance, 1850–1970

Gorham Silver Manufacturing Co.

through Dec 1

RISD Museum

Prior Things

RISD students

curated by Maya Cannon 19 PR, Megan Molina 19 IL and Justin Han 22 PT

through June 2

Gelman Student Exhibitions Gallery

From the very first year you’ll be urged to experiment.

get a sense of Experimental and Foundation Studies