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The Power of Experimentation

Students involved in the RISD and Brown STEAM groups welcome Dutch polymath Theo Jansen to campus.

Reimagining Cities

Students in a newly created spring seminar worked with immigrants at a housing project to create a permanent installation reflecting their shared vision of home.

Yoga Works

Increasingly more RISD students have turned to yoga to help them relax, focus and tap into their creative strengths.

Exploring Critical Making

Faculty, staff and students came together on April 19 for Mapping Making, a new series of discussions around what critical making means at RISD and how departments view the future of making in their fields.

Davis Educational Foundation

RISD has launched a new Academic Commons Program (ACP) to galvanize the teaching and learning initiatives identified in its 2012 Strategic Plan.

New Directions in Teaching

Six faculty members win 2050 Fund grants to pursue exciting new initiatives this fall.

Ecocentric Practice

An experimental spring studio sheds light on changing ecosystems by focusing on migrating marine duck species that winter in Rhode Island.

New Faculty on View

Deborah Zlotsky, a newly appointed assistant professor in Foundation Studies, makes paintings and drawings that blur the line between intention and coincidence.

Freedom to Focus

A MacColl Johnson Fellowship is giving Associate Professor of Foundation Studies Leslie Hirst the freedom to pursue exciting new studio work while on sabbatical.