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New Partnership Centers on Moroccan Craft

Moroccan artisans and designers visit RISD as part of a multiphase cultural exchange program.

High Expectations

Three-time Caldecott Medal winner David Wiesner 78 IL knocks it out of the park again.

Speaking of Artificial Intelligence

At RISD’s June 2 Commencement ceremony, Hanson Robotics founder and CEO David Hanson 96 FAV will accept the Alumni Award for Artistic Achievement.

The Impact of Values-Driven Design

In a mid April talk on campus, Netflix's Steven Johnson urged students to stay true to core principles throughout their careers.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cartoon

Illustrator Michael Sloan 85 IL and writer Jake Halpern earn a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning for Welcome to the New World, a New York Times series on the Syrian refugee crisis.

Shifting Focus After the Storm

Two art students from Puerto Rico are studying at RISD this semester as part of an AICAD exchange program initiated in the aftermath of Hurricane María.

A Call for Creative Activism

During a visit to campus in mid April, poet and indigenous rights activist Allison Adelle Hedge Coke inspired students to address urgent social and environmental issues.

Honoring Innovation at Commencement 2018

Artist Cai Guo-Qiang, photographer Annie Leibovitz and robotics pioneer David Hanson 96 FAV are being recognized at this year’s ceremony.

Rooftop Landing

We Come in Peace, a new installation by Huma Bhabha 85 PR, brings an otherworldly feel to the roof of the Metropolitan Museum in NYC.