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Symposium Explores Collapse

A three-day gathering organized by RISD’s Center for Complexity brings to light insights, mindsets and practices for productive problem solving in the wake of disaster.

Expanding Pedagogical Perspectives

RISD welcomes 13 new full-time faculty members, including a second cohort of Race in Art & Design hires.

Restoring the Blackstone River

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Emily Vogler and alum José R. Menéndez are bringing communities together through the Blackstone River Commons.

RISD Global Flies Again

Students are exploring European cultural and design traditions this summer in Denmark, France, Italy and the Azores.

Five Questions: Shiraz Abdullahi Gallab

A brief interview with one of RISD’s Schiller Family Assistant Professors in Race in Art and Design.

New Horizons for Jewelry + Metalsmithing Department

RISD cosponsors the annual SNAG conference, partners with precision tool manufacturer Lindström and celebrates another Windgate Fellowship.

Celebrating the Classes of 2020 and 2022

The RISD community comes together to honor graduating students driving change and to welcome new president Crystal Williams.

RISD Furniture Designers Dazzle at NYCxDESIGN

Current students and alums bring RISD’s critical making approach to this year’s exhibition at WantedDesign Manhattan and International Contemporary Furniture Fair in NYC.

The Revolution Will Be Choreographed

Providence-based dance company Haus of Glitter speaks at RISD about using an activist dance opera to transform a racist national historic site.