News And Events

Faculty Stories

Election 2020

The RISD community makes time to discuss civic engagement and get out the vote for the November 3 presidential election.

Legacies of the Slave Trade

SEI Research Fellow Christopher Roberts examines Providence’s historical connections to slavery and colonialism and their impact on the present day.

RISD Launches “Race in Art & Design” Cluster Hire Search

As part of its commitment to address institutional racism and advance social equity, RISD is hiring 10 new faculty as part of a cluster hire initiative focused on race and decolonization in art and design.

New Teaching Talent on Tap

RISD welcomes new full-time faculty members in Experimental and Foundation Studies, Fine Arts, and Architecture and Design.

Faculty Members Honored

Matthew Bird and Avishek Ganguly earn the 2019/20 John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Designed for Sustainable Living

A RISD team creates a stunning, energy-efficient getaway in New York’s Catskill Mountains.

Designing for the Future of Mobility

Students and faculty partner with Hyundai Motor Group to improve the way people move through—and live in—the world.

Renewed Focus > New Perspective

Assistant Professor Sean Salstrom encourages students to make discoveries within—and beyond—the constraints of remote learning.

Repurposing Machines to Save Lives

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