SPUR Grants Support Site-Specific Research

RISD students and recent alums are using funding from RISD Research to develop interdisciplinary projects with communities around the world.

Maharam Fellows Make a Difference

RISD students and recent grads are using design thinking skills to support positive change in Africa, Asia and North and South America.

Record Number of RISD Fulbrights

Seven artists and designers will advance cross-cultural dialogue across Europe and Asia during the 2022–23 academic year.  

RISD Global Flies Again

Students are exploring European cultural and design traditions this summer in Denmark, France, Italy and the Azores.

Opioid Crisis Spurs Compassionate Design

A spring studio offered through RISD’s Center for Complexity offers fresh ideas for Rhode Island’s harm reduction center pilot program.

Why RISD Students Are Designing Spaces for People to Safely Do Drugs

An interdisciplinary design studio at the Rhode Island School of Design is looking at how harm reduction centers can take a more holistic approach to addiction.

The Revolution Will Be Choreographed

Providence-based dance company Haus of Glitter speaks at RISD about using an activist dance opera to transform a racist national historic site.

Designing Inclusive Solutions

RISD’s chapter of the Industrial Designers Society of America hosts an all-day makeathon focused on sustainability, accessibility and social impact.

Providence-Based Alums Win Support

Adam Chuong, Lois Harada, Jazzmen Lee-Johnson and Mariana Ramos Ortiz are among the recipients of inaugural project grants from Interlace Grant Fund.