Student Stories

Confronting Climate Change

Students in a cross-disciplinary spring studio dream up designs for a proposed Museum of Climate Change in Manhattan.

Startups Ramp Up

Two teams of RISD-educated entrepreneurs will refine their products this summer as part of Boston’s MassChallenge Accelerator program.

Landing at LAIKA

Graduating seniors Emily Neilson 15 FAV and Katy Strutz 15 IL are thrilled to move on to LAIKA, a creative animation studio outside Portland, OR.

Captivating Senior Showcase

Seniors are screening final degree project films at this week’s Film/Animation/Video Senior Show.

Ready for the Runway

The public will get to see a juried selection of the best work made by RISD’s up-and-coming apparel designers at Collection 2015.

Breaking Through

A visit from photojournalist and activist Richard Ross inspires RISD students to pursue social justice projects.

Iron in Winter

Students in a Sculpture studio learn about the surprises of working with molten metal during a full-day “iron pour.”

The Seduction of Skin

Students in a cross-disciplinary studio make visceral works inspired by our largest – and perhaps most alluring – organ.

Opening a New World

Two new Foundation Studies students build on the creative boost they got through RISD’s Project Open Door program.