Student Stories

Connecting with the Class of 2022

Kicking off the academic year and getting to know a multinational, community-minded group of incoming students.

Maharam Fellows Explore New Frontiers

Eleven students and new graduates are bringing valuable critical thinking skills to nonprofits around the world.

Making Ideas Tangible

New graduate Ayah Badr 18 ID leaves RISD with the confidence she needs to turn her ideas into viable products.

Puzzling through the Future

Recent graduate and 2018 Windgate Fellow Justin Seow 18 FD recalls discovering RISD, furniture design and the creative challenges that continue to excite him.

No Turning Back

Recent Apparel Design graduate William Lathrop 18 AP creates high-end couture for men.

Reconstructing the Past

This year’s Witness Tree studio challenged students to build wooden objects reflecting on the legacy of John, Abigail and John Quincy Adams and to consider how slavery shaped the US.

Dual Degree Grads Fuse Art + Science

Graduating Brown|RISD Dual Degree students present thought-provoking final projects.

Looking Ahead at Commencement

Thousands of family members and friends celebrate the accomplishments of the 672 new graduates who collected their hard-earned degrees on Saturday, June 2.

Hats Off to RISD’s 2018 MFAs

Graduating master’s degree students celebrate their profound achievements at the annual Graduate Hooding Ceremony.