Student Stories

Learning through Service

Students involved in RISD’s Leadership and Community Engagement (LACE) program develop valuable skills through volunteer work with local nonprofits.

Improving Air Travel

A cross-disciplinary spring studio sponsored by Textron Aviation Inc. invites students to reimagine the experience of flying.

Collection 16 Has It All

Nineteen Apparel Design majors bring exciting new work to the runway in Collection 16.

Entering the Art World

At this spring’s Fine Arts Portfolio Review, students learn about opportunities in today’s rapidly changing art world.

Making Noise in the Nation's Capital

Students participating in this year’s Alternative Spring Break project traveled to Washington, DC to investigate a diversity of approaches to political activism.

Striking Student Designs in NYC + Milan

Eight RISD students in Furniture Design and Textiles are exhibiting crocheted and knitted furniture as part of Italy’s renowned design triennial.

A New Vision for Wearable Tech

Alexandra Ju 16 JM recently presented her robotic jewelry work at an international conference in the Netherlands.

Exploring Ideas in the Dunes

Building on his work with the National Park Service last summer, Maharam STEAM Fellow Joseph Fellows 16 SC is teaching a 3D imaging workshop this month in Colorado.

Riding High

Sophomore Nina Ripich 18 PT finds solace and creative freedom by connecting with horses in RISD’s equestrian club.