Emotionally Intelligent Designs

In a Wintersession studio sponsored by IBM, students explored the value of empathy in systems design.

Designing for the Stage

A Fulbright project focused on Vienna’s venerable opera tradition turns into a lifetime calling for alumnus Alex McCargar BArch 11.

Gay Chooses Joy

Celebrated author and activist Roxane Gay, RISD’s 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. keynote speaker, shares her perspectives on body image, sexual violence and resilience.

Moments in Time

A retrospective exhibition on view in Worcester, MA presents ethereal work artist Esther Solondz MFA 80 PH creates by collaborating with the natural world.

Students Stretch the Art of Books

The 2018 iteration of RISD’s Student Artist’s Book Competition teems with brilliant work.

​Beyond the Body

As Photography major Zai Rutter 19 PH prepares for a reading-intensive independent study this spring, issues of identity, language and authenticity are top of mind.

Luminous Structures

In an interdisciplinary Wintersession studio, students transform architectural glass and mirrors into visually arresting sculptural work.

RISD Cited as a #1 Fulbright Producer

RISD is once again named the top producer of US Fulbright students among special-focus four-year institutions.

Questions of Identity

Brown/RISD dual degree student Nadia Wolff BRDD 21 TX considers how religion relates to race, sexuality and global colonization.