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  • Planetary Research Practices

    During a recent visit to the Northeast Planetary Data Center, students in Digital + Media began exploring the astronomical potential of creative research.

  • Design Without Boundaries

    As RISD’s first-ever winner of a prestigious Angelo Donghia Foundation scholarship, Madison Kim BRDD 17 IA is feeling on top of the world as she wraps up degrees at both RISD and Brown.

  • Interventions in Global Markets

    New D+M faculty member Matt Kenyon’s recent brush with a state-run oil company gives context to the way art can critique complex market systems. 

  • Strachan Captivates at RISD Weekend

    In his keynote address at this year's alumni and parents' weekend, Tavares Strachan 03 GL revealed the thinking and creative process behind his compelling work.

  • Forging New Connections

    As a Jewelry + Metalsmithing major, junior Anthony Anderson 18 JM is discovering new ways to speak through art.

  • Mississippi Music Stories

    In his work with the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi, Dean of Liberal Arts Dan Cavicchi has shed new light on how the state's musicians helped define pop music – and how pop music has changed the world.

  • Place and Process

    New Furniture Design faculty member Patty Johnson collaborates with master craftspeople around the world, exploring how objects are transformed by material and culture.  

  • Digital Transfusion

    As a summer intern at Weebly, graphic designer Zach Deocadiz 17 GD worked to connect the principles of print design to the world of tech.

  • Running with New Ideas at Reebok

    Grad student Atulya Chaganty MID 17 fulfilled a childhood dream this summer as a footwear development intern at Reebok.

  • The Way Macaulay Thinks

    As an exhibition of his work came to a close at the ISB Gallery, celebrated author/illustrator David Macaulay BArch 69 spoke about the way he thinks and works.

  • Balancing the Books

    New Dean of Libraries Lareese Hall has the interest and multidisciplinary background to bring the RISD library, Nature Lab, Writing Center and core campus galleries together under one proverbial roof.

  • Close Encounters at the Aquarium

    An internship at Mystic [CT] Aquarium gave Rae Whiteley 17 IL an opportunity to capture the emotion behind inter-species communication.

  • Where Writing Meets Studio Work

    An exhibition at the Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery showcases the diversity and depth of voice found within RISD’s graduate community.

  • Gaining Curatorial Perspective

    Painting major Isabelle Rose 17 PT soaked up New York's inspiring cultural scene during a summer internship at MoMA.

  • Inspired by Senegal

    As a summer intern at Speak Up Africa, Julia Steketee 18 FD learned about Senegal and how to use her design skills to help people.

  • Serving Communities + Making Connections

    Incoming students who signed up for this year’s Pre-Orientation Service Experience (POSE) learned about the needs of off-campus communities by volunteering at local nonprofits.

  • Reconstructing Cuba

    As a summer intern at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC, dual degree student Joyce Lin BRDD 17 FD helped to fabricate a groundbreaking biodiversity exhibit.

  • Making an Impression

    As a new associate professor, master printmaker Megan Foster 00 PR is looking forward to working with and learning from RISD students. 

  • Fresh Vision for Local Farming

    Hoping to make a positive impact on the community, videographer Tara Gupta 18 FAV jumped at the opportunity to work with Farm Fresh Rhode Island this summer. 

  • Shifting Our Collective Consciousness

    Both when teaching and working in her studio, new Sculpture Department Head Lisi Raskin strives to create the kind of world she wants for everyone.

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