In a two-part studio sponsored by Cessna, students are exploring the nature of flight and ways to improve the experience of aviation.
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Show Tell/Tell Show, a half-day event co-sponsored by RISD’s Academic Commons Program and the Writing Center, expands upon the notion of ekphrasis.
Scores of scientists, mathematicians and engineers connect with artists and designers at RISD’s fourth biennial design science symposium.
Students who explored the global slave trade and traveled to South Africa last fall are now sharing their insights in Unearthing Legacy, a powerful exhibition on view through February 27 at RISD’s Red Eye Gallery.
Students enrolled in Votelab: Designing for Democracy are applying design thinking to help solve some of the systemic kinks in the US election process.
As part of the Photography department’s T.C. Colley Lecture Series, photographer Justin Kimball 85 PH recently returned to RISD to speak about his life behind the lens.
Graduate students are proposing eco-friendly architectural designs that radically reinvent Riverside Park, a waterfront esplanade in Providence.
Last week graduate students in an Interior Architecture studio traveled to Portugal to install site-specific interventions in Lisbon’s opulent Palácio Pombal.
A team of students and advisors from RISD, Brown and Germany’s University of Applied Sciences Erfurt (FHE) are readying their design for the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe.
RISD students enrolled in Dialogue Across the Diaspora are traveling to South Africa to curate a powerful exhibition that communicates their incisive research on the global slave trade.
Evan Grothian 15 FAV will soon embark on a trip to Israel with Marian Marzynski, the renowned Polish filmmaker, to shoot a reflective documentary on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Carol Strohecker, an accomplished designer of learning environments, will join RISD’s academic leadership team in August.
Recent Industrial Design graduates are developing an inventive new toy called PlayMap that helps children feel spatial relationships and visualize geography through touch.
In the spring collaborative studio Product Design and Development, students from RISD and MIT teamed up to develop inventive products that address everyday problems.
Librarians and educators from across the country are convening at RISD to discuss the role of libraries in building materials literacy among students.
RISD is part of an international design team competing in the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe.
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