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.
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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.
Architecture Professor Emeritus Friedrich St. Florian led an advanced urban design studio to reimagine a vital intersection of downtown Providence.
As an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School, RISD alum Jonathan Arena 09 GD has organized the first-ever Harvard xDesign conference.
RISD students developed a prototype off-the-grid schoolhouse for rural Costa Rica in collaboration with Earth University – the world's foremost research institute for sustainable agriculture.
Students who take part in the European Honors Program are given the freedom to pursue their academic interests while living in a country that has inspired artists for centuries.
While studying at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Lab (MBL), Lizzie Kripke 14 PT created a cutting-edge animation that allows scientists to visualize complex skin structures in ways previously unseen.
In a collaboration that reflects RISD’s commitment to critical making and community engagement, students in Ceramics and TLAD worked with local teens to create new tile murals for Providence's Hope High School.
In the spring studio Communicating Medical Risk, Brown undergraduates teamed up with RISD art and design majors to look at better ways of disseminating medical information.
A series of workshops linking RISD and the MIT Media Lab has set the stage for this month's CreativeMornings “pop-up” event at RISD, part of an international conversation on the intersection of arts and technology.
As part of SmART Schools, a research-based K–12 reform initiative, Industrial Design faculty member Amy Leidtke is leading two mini-institutes this spring to help Rhode Island math and science teachers incorporate art and design into their lesson plans.
Students are showing a huge
interest in RISD’s growing science curriculum, which allows them to explore the
many ways art, design and science inform and enhance each other.
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