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New Teaching Talent on Tap

RISD welcomes new full-time faculty members in Experimental and Foundation Studies, Fine Arts, and Architecture and Design.

Initiating Dialogue During Quarantine

An extensive range of virtual programming helps returning students consider how they’ll contribute to the discourse around racial justice.

Faculty Members Honored

Matthew Bird and Avishek Ganguly earn the 2019/20 John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Welcoming Students to a Year Like No Other

Academic leaders convene at Convocation 2020 and invite the community back to a radically reenvisioned campus.

Teens Connect through RISD

Continuing Education partners with Rhode Island Department of Education to offer free online art and design classes to underserved youth.

RISD Welcomes Director of Research

Soul Brown is focused on building a comprehensive and equitable ecosystem to support faculty research.

Ready to Reshape Fashion

A new publication captures the brilliant work and inclusive ethos of RISD’s Apparel Design class of 2020.

Maximizing the Comfort of Cotton

Recent Apparel Design graduate Kyra Buenviaje brings a love of nature to her new collection for the 2020 Supima Design Competition.

New Funding for 3D Visualization

A grant from RI’s Science and Technology Advisory Council helps researchers in RISD’s Nature Lab develop a much-needed tool.