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NADAAA Designs Sustainable New Housing

RISD’s energy-efficient new residence hall expands the central housing Quad.

A New Academic Year Begins

As part of ongoing Orientation activities, the president and provost welcome new students and faculty at Convocation 2019.

Advocating for Active Transportation

Maharam Fellow Cornelia Overton MLA 20 is contributing and learning through a summer internship at Walk Bike Nashville.

Library Inspires Site-Specific Textiles

Textiles students design custom jacquards for the RISD library’s collection of classic Knoll chairs.

Grow Your Own

Grad student Hyunseok An MID 20 designs a compact, easy-to-use micro-algae farming kit.

Going Camp at The Met

Doll Head Jacket by rising Apparel Design senior Zoe Grinfeld 20 AP wins first prize in a student competition inspired by The Met's current exhibition Camp: Notes on Fashion.

Building an Urban Rain Garden

A spring Architecture studio sheds light on collaborative place-making and green infrastructure while providing Providence with a much-needed solution to stormwater runoff.

A Call to Change the Narrative

Commencement keynote speaker Bryan Stevenson urged the Class of 2019 to combat injustice with hope and creativity.

Confidence on Display in Grad Show 2019

The graduate thesis exhibition offers an immersive and thought-provoking display of work by all 214 students earning master's degrees this year.