News

RISD Recognizes Excellence in Teaching

Two exceptionally talented and dedicated faculty members have been recognized with RISD’s 2013 Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching, an annual award presented at Commencement.

Enterprising Inventions

A skier struggles to clear the condensation fogging up his goggles.

Library Hosts Materials Symposium

A unique aspect of RISD and other art and design schools is the need for tangible, touchable research materials – not just books and articles about art and design but actual samples of wood, plastic, composites, textiles, metals and so forth that students need to explore for use in their projects.

Cross-Cultural Think Tank

A group of Digital + Media alumni continues to turn to Third-World thinkers for solutions to First-World problems.

New Contemporary Art Curator for Museum

In September Dominic Molon, chief curator at the Contemporary Art Museum St.

Cooking Up a STEAM Carnival

If you’ve seen the incredible 2010 OK Go video for This Too Shall Pass, which features a four-minute chain of mechanical events, from falling dominoes to rolling bowling balls to paint gun explosions, then you’re familiar with the work of LA design studio Two Bit Circus.

Envisioning a Renewable Future

A cross-disciplinary group of students from RISD, Brown and the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt in Germany (FHE) – known as Team Inside Out – has been selected as one of 20 international teams to compete in the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe in Versailles, France.

Graduate Goes on to Google 5

It’s the rare college senior who finds himself going to work for Google after graduation.

Life-Saving Textile

Once Eliza Squibb 13 TX learned that more than 1,000 Malian women die each year of preventable cervical cancer, she was eager to help ensure they'd get early screening and treatment programs.