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Choreographed Typography

Graphic Design sophomores get outside for an embodied lesson in type design.

Legacies of the Slave Trade

SEI Research Fellow Christopher Roberts examines Providence’s historical connections to slavery and colonialism and their impact on the present day.

Renewable Energy and Systemic Racism

Environmental anthropologist Myles Lennon shares a framework for transitioning equitably from an extractive energy economy to a regenerative one.

New Teaching Talent on Tap

RISD welcomes new full-time faculty members in Experimental and Foundation Studies, Fine Arts, and Architecture and Design.

Faculty Members Honored

Matthew Bird and Avishek Ganguly earn the 2019/20 John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Designed for Sustainable Living

A RISD team creates a stunning, energy-efficient getaway in New York’s Catskill Mountains.

Planning for a Post-Pandemic World

Researchers at RISD’s Center for Complexity share insights from a symposium focused on the far-reaching impacts of COVID-19.

Renewed Focus > New Perspective

Assistant Professor Sean Salstrom encourages students to make discoveries within—and beyond—the constraints of remote learning.

Learning to Teach from Home

Grad students committed to becoming teachers are developing alternative curricula and connecting with high school students remotely.