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Champion of Failure

After winning two fellowships at graduation, Whitney Oldenburg MFA 15 PT is happy to continue turning life’s disappointments into compelling works of art.

Sheltering Shellfish in the City

RI Youth Conservation League volunteers help RISD grad students make habitats for species known to improve coastal water quality.

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.

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