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Student stories

SouthLight Starts Up

In June, students and faculty in Architecture broke ground on the long-awaited SouthLight design-and-build project on Providence's Southside.

Restoring RI’s Coastal Waters

Students in Landscape Architecture and Sculpture joined an interdisciplinary team of designers and scientists to install sculptural reefs along a waterway at India Point Park in Providence.

Activist in the Making

Rising senior Lucy Crelli 17 AP hopes to pursue a career at the intersection of art, design and activism.

Ready to Work

New graduate Luke Gordon 16 ID is excited to join a team of industrial design consultants in the San Francisco office of SYPartners.

Painting Privately/Sharing Publicly

During final crits sophomores in Painting shared new work and spoke about the evolution of their creative practices.

Developing Points of View

At a final critique in May, sophomores in Photography impressed faculty and guests with sophisticated new work.

Bound Treasures

During crit week in May, students in a Bookbinding studio this spring shared a wide range of experimental takes on artist's books.

Breaking with Tradition

Interior Architecture grad students present bold design interventions for a historic library in Newport, RI.

Therapeutic Tunes

In a RISD-MIT collaboration, Industrial Design seniors Lily Fan 16 ID and Lillian Krieger 16 ID created a musical therapy system for children living with cerebral palsy.