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Saving Superman

Grad students in Interior Architecture propose new uses for a long-vacated former bank building in downtown Providence.

2020 Grads Share Work Virtually

From film premieres to the grad thesis show, graduating students are turning to alternative outlets for showcasing their work.

Allegories in Glass

With multiple exhibitions this year, Judith Schaechter is attracting new appreciation for her amazing stained glass work.

Developing a Low-Cost Ventilator

Industrial designer Colin P. Kelly is part of a NYC-based team working to address critical needs during the pandemic.

The Workman

For Painting graduate Martin Mull, a love of labor drives his studio practice—a 50-year labor of love.

Techs Help with PPE Needs

RISD staff technicians are helping to produce protective gear for frontline workers in Rhode Island and beyond.

Repurposing Machines to Save Lives

Through the RI-based Ventilator Project, three alumni are working to get much-needed equipment to hospitalized COVID patients.

Learning to Teach from Home

Grad students committed to becoming teachers are developing alternative curricula and connecting with high school students remotely.

Hope for Rhode Island

Alumnus Shepard Fairey offers Rhode Islanders a message of strength and solidarity during the pandemic.