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Game On

No one can say RISD's athletic community lacks spunk.

RISD Celebrates Leaders in Art and Design

On Saturday, May 31, four leaders in contemporary culture will celebrate with approximately 700 bachelor’s and master’s degree recipients at RISD’s 2014 Commencement ceremony.

Gall Defies Gravity

Photographer Sally Gall 78 PH defies gravity in her solo show Unbound, on view through May 4 at Julie Saul Gallery in New York.

Exploring the Future of Education

The first recipients of RISD 2050 Fund grants imagine radical changes in art and design education in response to a rapidly changing world.

Understanding the True Impact of War

As the situation in the Central African Republic goes from bad to worse, students who completed last semester’s Combat and Culture: War in Public Consciousness, a course taught by Senior Lecturer Tom Roberts, are responding to the news with a heightened awareness and a new understanding that war is endemic to human civilization, a chain of violence reaching back through time.

Maharam Fellows Work for Social Change

It wouldn’t be wise to poke holes in the plastic-wrapped package now on its way to Blake Hiltunen MFA 14 SC.

High-Tech HAUS Takes Shape

Although summer feels far away, a team of students from RISD, Brown and the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt in Germany is hard at work building a full-scale house in time for this summer’s 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe competition in Versailles, France.

Vásquez to Accept 2014 Alumni Award

At RISD’s Commencement ceremony on May 31, the RISD Alumni Association will present architect and social justice advocate Hildegard Vásquez BArch 94 with its 2014 Alumni Award for Professional Achievement.

Paradoxes and Polarities

Multidisciplinary artist and MacArthur fellow Shahzia Sikander MFA 95 PT/PR encourages RISD students to question societal norms and reimagine the future.