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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.

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.

Techs Help with PPE Needs

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

Learning to Teach from Home

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

Repurposing Machines to Save Lives

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

Hope for Rhode Island

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

Planning for the New Public Realm

Remote learning has inspired a dynamic revamp of a core Landscape Architecture studio—and a heightened sense of mission.

Adapting with Ingenuity

Connecting from home this spring, Graphic Design students and faculty are rethinking what—and how—they make.

FAV Goes Virtual

In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, Film/Animation/Video students and faculty are embracing the department’s core values.

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.