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Establishing Shellfish Habitats

A team of RI educators is preparing to test sculptural forms designed to attract marine life in the waters off India Point Park.

Be Bold, Shake Things Up!

“So what if you have talent? Then what? You have to figure out how to work your way inside,” the one and only John Waters told the 669 graduating students at RISD’s 2015 Commencement on Saturday, May 30.

Confronting Climate Change

Students in a cross-disciplinary spring studio dream up designs for a proposed Museum of Climate Change in Manhattan.

New RISD Fulbright Scholars

Three recent alumni have earned 2015–16 Fulbright grants to collaborate with artists and designers in Brazil, India and Austria.

Impossible Meetings

In two provocative new shows, artist Janine Antoni MFA 89 SC presents visceral responses to embodied experience.

Uncreative Practices

Poet and provocateur Kenneth Goldsmith 84 SC leads a cross-disciplinary discussion about questions of plagiarism and originality in art, design and higher ed.

Building Aspirations

After getting a taste for the field through the Great Gumdrop Pasta Tower Challenge, local high school students participating in the Rhode Island ACE Mentor Program are continuing to learn about space, scale, planning and building.

Design Up Close

Three RISD alumni are working to make the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum relevant and accessible for students from coast to coast.

Opening a New World

Two new Foundation Studies students build on the creative boost they got through RISD’s Project Open Door program.

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