A new healthcare internship program at the Department of Health and Human Services grew out of RISD’s 2011 Make It Better symposium.
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RISD President John Maeda and a number of RISD students, faculty members and trustees visited Maeda’s former academic home at the MIT Media Lab to speak about RISD’s STEM to STEAM initiative.
A Better World by Design, a
student-led conference organized by RISD and Brown University, addressed sustainable solutions to
complex social issues such as food, health care and the built environment in
the developing world.
On September 26, artists, designers, scientists, educators, business leaders and policymakers came together to celebrate Rhode Island’s leadership role in advocating for the role of art and design in fostering innovation.
On August 30th, recent RISD graduate Jake Zien 11 GD makes his TV debut on Quirky, a new reality show on the Sundance Channel that brings innovation to life by showing the process and personalities behind successful inventions.
Printmaking alumnus Mitch
Marti 96 PR opens his new press to artists while continuing his own digital explorations of the Western landscape.
In a venture called WaterWalla,
RISD and Brown students are working to bring clean water to slum dwellers in the developing world.
RISD partners with Japanese font developer Morisawa to explore creative leadership and innovation through art and design.
Working with Associate Professor Leslie Fontana, ID students
designed a prototype that’s now featured in the Progressive Insurance TV ads promoting its new
At the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival, President Maeda will speak to a global audience about the fundamental value of art and design.
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