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Transformation through Education

Design Better chats with President Rosanne Somerson about common traits of successful RISD graduates and how COVID has changed higher education.

Meet the Top Graduates of RISD’s Class of 2021

Vogue presents its take on thesis work by this year’s graduating Apparel Design seniors.

Weaving a Multicultural Identity

Filipino New Englander Bhen Alan makes award-winning work expanding on his cultural heritage.

The Morgan Presents Shahzia Sikander

ArtDaily discusses the celebrated alum’s current exhibition Extraordinary Realities, on view now in NYC.

This Programmable Fiber Has Memories and Can Sense Temperature

Big Think reports on high-tech textiles research with foundations in RISD’s Textiles department.

RISD Establishes Center for Community Partnerships

New hub for community engagement will support and build upon existing initiatives and develop new opportunities for mutually beneficial relationships.

Extraordinary Film Festival Now on View

The Film/Animation/Video Class of 2021 takes audiences on a transformative journey into real and imagined worlds far away from the here and now.

Celebrating RISD’s Class of 2021

An in-person and online Commencement ceremony features student leaders from the classes of 2020 and 2021 and an eclectic array of honorary degree recipients.