02/21/2014A new interdisciplinary travel course in Guyana focuses on ecological conservation, cross-cultural communication and the arts.
02/14/2014Students in Creature-Creation recently suited up into their self-made puppet costumes and descended on downtown Providence to film impromptu interactions with the public.
02/14/2014Students in RISD’s first-ever theatrical design studio create sets and costumes for the Providence Ballet Theatre’s spring premiere of an all-new ballet.
02/11/2014Show Tell/Tell Show, a half-day event co-sponsored by RISD’s Academic Commons Program and the Writing Center, expands upon the notion of ekphrasis.
02/07/2014Scores of scientists, mathematicians and engineers connect with artists and designers at RISD’s fourth biennial design science symposium.
02/06/2014Students who explored the global slave trade and traveled to South Africa last fall are now sharing their insights in Unearthing Legacy, a powerful exhibition on view through February 27 at RISD’s Red Eye Gallery.
01/31/2014Renowned educator Marian Wright Edelman implored the RISD community to honor the late Martin Luther King, Jr. by taking action.
01/30/2014As part of RISD’s MLK Day of Service, paint-smeared students led art workshops at a local elementary school.
01/27/2014Students enrolled in Votelab: Designing for Democracy are applying design thinking to help solve some of the systemic kinks in the US election process.
01/23/2014Headed by Sara Kellner 89 PT, Houston’s Arts in Transit program brings the vision of local artists to the city’s expanding metro system.
01/21/2014Having earned her undergraduate degree at RISD, Project Open Door alumna Sara Pollard 13 IL/MAT 14 is now pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching and looking forward to becoming an art teacher.
01/21/2014Celebrated ceramist and RISD alumna Arlene Shechet MFA 78 CR plays with the classic tradition of high-end Meissen porcelain.
01/16/2014Members of the campus and local communities are invited to get involved in the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Series of lectures, workshops and exhibitions, which runs from January 18–29.
01/15/2014As part of RISD’s 2014 MLK series, photojournalist Richard Ross will exhibit and speak about his riveting work, which sheds light on major problems in America’s juvenile justice system.
01/13/2014Furniture Design major and Literary Arts + Studies concentrator William Lenard 14 FD finds his true voice in the spaces in between.
01/13/2014Students in Tom Roberts’ Combat and Culture liberal arts class develop a deep understanding of war and a new relationship with the world beyond their studios.
01/10/2014Before pursuing a master’s degree in Architecture at RISD, Joshua Bohar MArch 16 traveled the world as a professional snowboarder and an extreme sports photographer.
01/09/2014As part of the Photography department’s T.C. Colley Lecture Series, photographer Justin Kimball 85 PH recently returned to RISD to speak about his life behind the lens.
12/20/2013Industrial Design students dreamed up interactive, solar-powered design elements for RISD’s 2014 entry in the Solar Decathlon Europe competition.
12/18/2013Almost six years after becoming president of RISD, John Maeda is leaving to accept a new position in Silicon Valley.
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