News

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.

Where Computation + Culture Converge

In RISD’s newest academic concentration, students create ambitious work at the intersection of art and digital technology.

Advocating for Substantive Change

Film/Animation/Video faculty member Andrew Freiband 97 FAV presents recent research projects focused on the changing role of the contemporary documentarian.

Subotnick Wins Major Recognition

Film/Animation/Video Critic Steven Subotnick enjoys a wave of accolades, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Grand Prix at this year’s Holland Animation Festival.

Paris Returns Recharged

At a spring sabbatical presentation, Associate Professor Norm Paris 00 IL shared the inspirations that energize his obsessive research.

Fostering Global Futures

As a Global Faculty Fellow this year and next, Associate Professor Paolo Cardini is promoting pluralistic dialogue about the future through an ongoing series of international workshops.