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Ready for Spring

The RISD community prepares to safely reopen campus for a spring semester comprised of virtual, in-person and hybrid classes.

Positive Psychology

Students in a liberal arts class developed by Associate Professor Jennifer Prewitt-Freilino practice techniques for improving well-being and building resilience.

Still Life with Zoom

Faculty member Claudia Bitran inspires students in her virtual painting class to take risks and mix mediums.

Dorner Prize Revived

Winning 2020 proposals for RISD Museum installations on hold since last March are finally coming to fruition.

Commencement 2021 to Be Virtual

RISD announces plans to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2021 and the Class of 2020 safely and responsibly this spring.

Architecture Crits Online

Students finish the fall semester by sharing their final projects with visiting experts from around the world.

Art Installation or National Landmark?

Interior Architecture students debate the fate of Civil Rights leader Rosa Parks’ former home in Detroit.

Cultivating the Creative Process

Sculpture majors in a junior research studio draw inspiration from visiting experts working in a wide range of disciplines.

Open Studios 2020

Departments across campus virtually open their doors to help first-year students choose a major course of study.