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  • Natural Selection

    06/12/2015
    New graduate Jake Sienkiewycz 15 ID/PH brings his love for the outdoors and everything he learned at RISD to his work at Vermont-based outdoor equipment startup Finn Utility.

  • Probing Performance Art

    06/09/2015
    Students in a Robert L. Turner-funded spring seminar on performance studies probed the intersections of politics, culture and performance. 

  • New Grad STEAMs Ahead

    06/08/2015
    Ryan Mather 15 ID is thrilled to start work as an interdisciplinary designer at littleBits – a New York-based company that manufactures DIY electronics kits.

  • Fortifying the Future

    06/08/2015
    Students in an Interior Architecture studio sponsored by the van Beuren Charitable Foundation envision preservation through change at historic Fort Adams in Newport, RI.

  • First Job: Fighting AIDS

    06/03/2015
    New graduate Robin Hilkey 15 GD feels well prepared for the fast-paced design and branding work she'll do at the anti-AIDS organization (RED).

  • Be Bold, Shake Things Up!

    06/02/2015
    Irreverent filmmaker John Waters and other inspiring speakers kept spirits high at RISD’s 2015 Commencement ceremony.

  • Landing at LAIKA

    05/27/2015
    Graduating seniors Emily Neilson 15 FAV and Katy Strutz 15 IL are thrilled to move on to LAIKA, a creative animation studio outside Portland, OR.

  • Teaching with Touch

    05/27/2015
    In partnership with LEGO Education, students in an interdisciplinary spring studio imagine digital and analogue interfaces for tactile tools that will shape tomorrow’s classrooms.

  • Positively Mesmerizing

    05/26/2015
    The Graduate Thesis Exhibition offers a cornucopia of captivating projects made by 178 graduating master’s degree recipients.

  • New RISD Fulbright Scholars

    05/22/2015
    Three recent alumni have earned 2015–16 Fulbright grants to collaborate with artists and designers in Brazil, India and Austria.

  • Oldham Shares Warmth + Wisdom

    05/15/2015
    Designer Todd Oldham has visited RISD several times this semester to offer Textiles students valuable feedback and helpful, real-world advice.

  • Designs for Flexibility

    05/11/2015
    Students in a collaborative Co-Works studio are using digital tools to design a modular, adaptable display system for the RISD WORKS retail shop.

  • Runway Ready

    05/08/2015
    The public will get to see a juried selection of the best work made by RISD’s up-and-coming apparel designers at Collection 2015.

  • Captivating New Films

    05/05/2015
    Seniors are screening final degree project films at this week’s Film/Animation/Video Senior Show.

  • Designing a Desirable Future

    04/30/2015
    At Critical Design/Critical Futures, makers, writers, practitioners and educators exchanged ideas about the ways contemporary design influences forthcoming political, social and economic engagement.

  • Fresh Perspective

    04/29/2015
    Teaching at RISD allows Andrew Robarts, a recently hired assistant professor in History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences, to approach Middle Eastern history from a new angle.

  • Naturally Uplifting

    04/28/2015
    Brooklyn-based artist Mia Pearlman speaks to RISD students about her magical site-specific installations. 

  • Exploring Korean Culture

    04/27/2015
    RISD launches Slice of Life, an immersive study abroad program in Seoul, Korea. 

  • The Art of Networking

    04/17/2015
    Hundreds of students welcome advice from arts professionals at the 2015 Fine Arts Portfolio Review.

  • Breaking Through

    04/16/2015
    A visit from photojournalist and activist Richard Ross inspires RISD students to pursue social justice projects.

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The men in this 1903 portrait class were serious about the business at hand.