08/26/2015Interested in how textile design can empower rural communities, Maharam Fellows Lyza Baum 16 TX and Emilie Jehng 16 TX researched natural dye practices on the remote Filipino island of Bohol.
Tags: local/regional, local/global, nonprofits, public engagement, social responsibility, students, sustainability, Textiles, diversity
08/06/2015RI Youth Conservation League volunteers help RISD grad students make habitats for species known to improve coastal water quality.
Tags: Architecture, governmental, local/regional, collaborations, innovation, interdisciplinary, public engagement, Landscape Architecture, research, social responsibility, STEAM, students, sustainability
06/30/2015In Germ Studio, students devise medical tools that reduce health-care associated infections while addressing issues related to patient comfort.
Tags: academic collaborations, innovation, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture, public engagement, research, students
06/26/2015Museum Fellow Edith Young 16 PH helps curator Kate Irvin care for historically significant fashions and fabrics.
Tags: History of Art + Visual Culture, internships, RISD Museum, Photography, students
06/23/2015Work by students in this spring’s Witness Tree studio is being exhibited at the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site in New York state.
Tags: academic collaborations, local/regional, Brown, collaborations, faculty, Furniture Design, interdisciplinary, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences, partnerships + collaborations, public engagement, research, students
06/18/2015As a RISD Museum Fellow, Margaret Finaly 16 CR worked with a professional conservator in caring for prized objects in the collection.
Tags: Ceramics, History of Art + Visual Culture, internships, RISD Museum, students
06/16/2015Two teams of RISD-educated entrepreneurs will refine their products this summer as part of Boston’s MassChallenge Accelerator program.
Tags: academic collaborations, alumni, local/regional, collaborations, entrepreneurship, innovation, Illustration, Industrial Design, partnerships + collaborations, public engagement, social responsibility, students, diversity
06/12/2015New graduate Jake Sienkiewycz 15 ID/PH brings his love for the outdoors and everything he learned at RISD to his work at Vermont-based outdoor equipment startup Finn Utility.
Tags: alumni, interdisciplinary, Industrial Design, Photography, students
06/08/2015Ryan Mather 15 ID is thrilled to start work as an interdisciplinary designer at littleBits – a New York-based company that manufactures DIY electronics kits.
Tags: alumni, Brown, collaborations, technology, digital, entrepreneurship, interdisciplinary, Industrial Design, public engagement, social responsibility, STEAM, students
06/08/2015Students in an Interior Architecture studio sponsored by the van Beuren Charitable Foundation envision preservation through change at historic Fort Adams in Newport, RI.
Tags: adaptive reuse, local/regional, innovation, Graduate Studies, Interior Architecture, public engagement, students
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