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Where Computation + Culture Converge

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

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.

Unexpected Insights

At the end of March, hundreds of design students and professionals converged on campus for the Industrial Design Society of America's 2017 northeast regional conference.

Paris Returns Recharged

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

Open to Multicultural Perspectives

Thanks to Professor of Architecture Hansy Better Barraza, Latinx and Asian students at Wellesley College have an inviting new space in which to build community on campus.

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.

In Their Own Words

A recent series of woodcut portraits by Daniel Heyman, a Senior Critic in Printmaking, is highlighted in the current issue of the Princeton Alumni Weekly.

Expanding Access to Studio Learning

Illustration Critic Clara Lieu 98 IL is continuing to build Art Prof, an online platform that offers free visual arts instruction for all ages and levels of ability.

Breakthrough Tool Wins NSF Funding

A cutting-edge startup cofounded by Associate Professor of Textiles Brooks Hagan MFA 02 TX earns a $225,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).