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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.

Standing Up for Equal Rights

Textiles faculty member Gina Gregorio 92 TX creates wearables with a message for the Women’s March on Washington.

Exploring the Gray Areas

New Assistant Professor of Political Economy Alero Akporiaye brings much-needed perspective to the understanding of the global economy.

Imagining New Dimensions

Architecture faculty members Aaron Forrest and Yasmin Vobis explore the relationship between fairy tales and architectural space.

Place and Process

New Furniture Design faculty member Patty Johnson collaborates with master craftspeople around the world, exploring how objects are transformed by material and culture.

Making an Impression

As a new associate professor, master printmaker Megan Foster 00 PR is looking forward to working with and learning from RISD students.

Shifting Our Collective Consciousness

Both when teaching and working in her studio, new Sculpture Department Head Lisi Raskin strives to create the kind of world she wants for everyone.

A New Space for Sonic Innovation

Housed in the former library, a state-of-the-art multichannel sound system brings exciting new possibilities for sonic experimentation to RISD.