Up Close in Cairo

This summer Sameer Farooq MFA 14 GD found himself feeling the heat while working in one of the most politically explosive areas of the Arab world.

All-Out Arts Immersion

Thirty K–12 art teachers from Rhode Island and beyond got their hands dirty and their energy restored at RISD’s second annual Teachers’ Studio Institute.

Mehretu’s Revolutions on Canvas

Internationally known painter and MacArthur Award winner Julie Mehretu MFA 97 PT/PR is currently showing her work in two solo exhibitions on opposite sides of the Atlantic.

Spirits High at Commencement 2012

The rainy day last Saturday, June 2, couldn’t dampen the spirits of the 645 graduates who celebrated together with family members and friends at RISD’s 2012 Commencement ceremony.

Under the Arctic Ice

Can the medium of glass open up new ways of thinking about the complexities of silence and sound? As a 2012–13Fulbright grant recipient, Mara Streberger MFA 12 GL spent the winter months of her year abroad in Baffin Bay, Greenland, exploring this question as she learned the ways of the Inuit.

Annealing Research Down Under

Matthew Perez MFA 10 GL is among seven recent RISD alumni to win Fulbright grants for study abroad during the 2010–11 academic year.

Martin Mull Witnesses the “Madness”

More people know Martin Mull 65 PT/MFA 67 from TV and the movies than from visiting galleries and museums.

Researching the Passive Solar Solution

As demand grows for architecture that addresses issues of conservation and sustainability, RISD’s Interior Architecture Department is continuing to emphasize low energy use as an integral part of its program.

RISD Races

At a time when most of us are still pulling bedcovers over our heads, the athletes who ride for RISD Cycling – the school’s first and only varsity sports team – are greeting the morning sun from the road.


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