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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.

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.

Structure, Balance and Support

Ceramics Department Head Katy Schimert earns awards from both the Guggenheim and the Joan Mitchell foundations.

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.

Here in RI | RISD Artist Earns Recognition

The Rhode Island Foundation names Assistant Professor of Illustration Eric Telfort a 2020 MacColl Johnson Fellow.

Cultural Immersion

Students in three Wintersession travel courses learn through hands-on work with local artisans in Mexico.