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Getting Ahead of Climate Change

RISD Architecture students participating in the Envision Resilience Challenge draw up radical plans in response to projected sea-level rise in Warren, RI. 

At the Aldrich Museum, the Coyote Takes the Lead

RISD Professor Duane Slick deploys his canine friend in a thrilling show.

Preparing for Rising Seas

Landscape Architecture students develop environmentally just proposals for managing sea-level rise in the Narragansett Bay as part of the Envision Resilience Challenge.

This Wearable Fabric Microphone Can Listen to the World—and Your Body

Popular Science reports on research collaboration between MIT professors and RISD Textiles Professor Anais Missakian.
 

RISD’s First Black Biennial Now on View

A month-long, student-curated exhibition brings together artists and designers of color from RISD and beyond to illuminate the diversity of the Black experience.

Guiding Lights: Five Innovative Animation Classes in 2022

The senior animation studio taught by longtime FAV faculty member Steven Subotnick gets a nod from Animation Magazine.

Wintersession Whirlwind

A glimpse of students experiencing life outside their home departments during RISD’s annual five-week intersession term.

Symbols of Resistance

A new cross-disciplinary Wintersession studio focuses on the act of protest.

Witness Tree 2022 Examines Conservation

Students in this year’s Witness Tree Project studio-seminar create objects out of beetle-infested maple from Vermont’s Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park.