News

Finding Common Creative Ground

As of this fall RISD students can pursue interdisciplinary concentrations in two new areas: Drawing or Computation, Technology and Culture.

The Transformative Power of Art

New AICAD Post-Graduate Teaching Fellow Adela Goldbard believes in the political power of art to generate critical thinking and social transformation.

Moving Documentary Focuses on Forgiveness

An intense documentary about murder and forgiveness wins Grand Prize at the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

Promoting Conservation through Art

At RISD Weekend 17, four young alumni explain how they’re harnessing their passion for the natural sciences and building ecologically focused practices.

New Grad Programs Address 21st-Century Needs

Beginning in fall 2018, students in two new graduate programs in Liberal Arts will grapple with the complexities of globalization and urgent ecological challenges.

Textiles Revolution Looms Large

Backed by the National Science Foundation, professors from RISD and Cornell create groundbreaking software that allows everyone interested to produce woven fabrics.

The Return of 10,000 Suns

Landscape Architecture Critic Adam E. Anderson MLA 12 raised seed money and led a team of volunteers to bring a joyous vision to life on the edge of RISD’s campus.

Experiencing Magic in Iceland

In July students participated in an intensive summer program investigating new ways of making poetic work in response to place.

RISD Appoints Strong New Academic Leaders

The provost turns to proven in-house talent to fill key positions for the new academic year.