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DUE TO COVID-19, CLASSES ARE BEING HELD REMOTELY FROM MARCH 30–MAY 22. FIND UPDATES ON OUR HEALTH & WELLNESS SITE AND FROM THE CDC.

Learning Together at Home

Alumna Bethany Koby of Tech Will Save Us is offering families new ideas for learning through making during the pandemic.

Teaching Across Time Zones

Industrial Design sophomores are tuning in from around the world for Matthew Bird’s popular course on the history of everything.

Generating Relief—from Home

Interior architect Colin Stief brings the local design community together to support those on the frontlines of COVID-19 in NYC.

Bearing Witness Down Under

Students traveled to Australia over Wintersession for an intensive variation on RISD’s long-running Witness Tree course.

Updates on Upcoming Events + Programs

President Somerson shares plans for Commencement, summer programs and more in light of the unpredictable nature of the pandemic.

Pivoting to Fight the Pandemic

RISD makers are helping to address the nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment.

Remote Learning Begins

An update from the president regarding the resumption of spring classes the week of March 30.

Ross Earns USA Fellowship

Photographer and filmmaker RaMell Ross—a self-described “liberated documentarian”—is now also a 2020 United States Artists Fellow.

RISD Community Town Hall

President Somerson, Provost Kleinman and others address questions about the impact of COVID-19 on teaching and learning this spring.