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This Programmable Fiber Has Memories and Can Sense Temperature

Big Think reports on high-tech textiles research with foundations in RISD’s Textiles department.

RISD Establishes Center for Community Partnerships

New hub for community engagement will support and build upon existing initiatives and develop new opportunities for mutually beneficial relationships.

Extraordinary Film Festival Now on View

The Film/Animation/Video Class of 2021 takes audiences on a transformative journey into real and imagined worlds far away from the here and now.

Celebrating RISD’s Class of 2021

An in-person and online Commencement ceremony features student leaders from the classes of 2020 and 2021 and an eclectic array of honorary degree recipients.

Hybrid Grad Show Hits the Mark

Intensely personal work by more than 200 RISD graduate students is now on view virtually and in limited-access Providence galleries.

Rhode Island School of Design Fashion Thesis Collections

Women’s Wear Daily interviews five outstanding Apparel Design seniors.

Promoting Civic Engagement

Students in an Industrial Design class called Urbanist Interactions propose design strategies to the Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics.

Movement and Light

Students in a cross-disciplinary spring studio experiment with projection and glass.