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Learning to Connect through Filmmaking

Educator Tom Flint MA 18 develops a series of filmmaking workshops that bring together teens from radically diverse backgrounds.

Brilliant NANCY Book Wins an Eisner

How to Read Nancy, by Illustration faculty member Paul Karasik and his friend Mark Newgarden, illuminates the art of comics by analyzing the Ernie Bushmiller classic.

Designing Educational Experiences in India

Now back in her home country, alumna Mudita Pasari MA 17 is using her design expertise to promote sustainability and environmental awareness.

Pushing Boundaries in Creative Research

In an exhibition at Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery, books by 37 recent alumni shed light on new approaches to writing a thesis.

Growing a Culture of Philanthropy

RISD raised $16.7 million in new support during 2017/18, making it the second most successful fundraising year ever.

Discussing the Art of Race

Artwork from the RISD Museum’s collection inspires frank conversations about race in America.

Axios Advocates for Civic-minded Design

As the keynote speaker at RI Design Week, former White House Creative Director Ashleigh Axios 08 GD highlighted the role of design in delivering hope and change under President Obama.

Mindful Making in Japan

Students in a summer bike-building class in Tokyo absorb contemporary Japanese culture and design aesthetics while honing their skills as makers.

Immersive Learning Abroad

Students enrolled in RISD Global Summer Studies classes explored international cultures, making traditions and design aesthetics.