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Planning for the New Public Realm

Remote learning has inspired a dynamic revamp of a core Landscape Architecture studio—and a heightened sense of mission.

Structure, Balance and Support

Ceramics Department Head Katy Schimert earns awards from both the Guggenheim and the Joan Mitchell foundations.

Adapting with Ingenuity

Connecting from home this spring, Graphic Design students and faculty are rethinking what—and how—they make.

FAV Goes Virtual

In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, Film/Animation/Video students and faculty are embracing the department’s core values.

Teaching Across Time Zones

Industrial Design sophomores are tuning in from around the world for Matthew Bird’s popular course on the history of everything.

Bearing Witness Down Under

Students traveled to Australia over Wintersession for an intensive variation on RISD’s long-running Witness Tree course.

Here in RI | RISD Artist Earns Recognition

The Rhode Island Foundation names Assistant Professor of Illustration Eric Telfort a 2020 MacColl Johnson Fellow.

Cultural Immersion

Students in three Wintersession travel courses learn through hands-on work with local artisans in Mexico.

Cinema at the Margins

Students in three Wintersession classes delved deep into film movements focused on representation and self-expression.