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  • Full STEAM Ahead

    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.

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  • Designing for America

    When Sami Nerenberg 07 ID discovered that a small group of like-minded people shared her dream of using design to foster social change, she joined their effort to launch a national design movement on college campuses.

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  • Hermès Creative Director Critiques Grad Work

    As a graduate program guest critic in Glass and Furniture Design, Pierre-Alexis Dumas, chief creative officer at Hermès, was impressed with the experimentation, craftsmanship and passion RISD students pour into their work.

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  • Alum’s Neurotic Machines at Bell Gallery

    Quirky kinetic sculpture by Meridith Pingree MFA 03 SC injects a visceral immediacy to the work in a group show at Brown University’s David Winton Bell Gallery.

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  • Polymath Artist Anne Spalter Makes NYC Debut

    Inspired by computers, math and the complexity of contemporary life, Anne Morgan Spalter MFA 92 PT presents a new body of work in her first New York solo show, called Traffic Circle.

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  • RISD/Brown Collaboration Celebrates Cunningham

    Working with costume design professionals on RISD’s faculty, Apparel Design students became part of the late Merce Cunningham’s legacy when they designed the dancers’ costumes for MinEvent: A Cunningham Collaboration.

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  • Local Collaboration Fosters Global Innovation

    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.

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  • Clean Water for Urban Slums

    In a venture called WaterWalla, RISD and Brown students are working to bring clean water to slum dwellers in the developing world.

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  • Creativity Cubed

    Professors Markus Berger and Peter Dean lead a collaborative triad between RISD, Brown University and a team of RISD alumni in thinking outside the box – or in this case, redesigning the box entirely to creatively repurpose shipping containers.

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  • The State of the Art in Healthcare

    Nearly 500 policymakers, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, activists, academics, artists and designers came together at RISD for Make It Better, a two-day symposium that envisioned new and evolving roles for artists and designers in solving complex healthcare challenges.

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RISD has a long history of offering Saturday and after-school classes for children and teens, as this photo from c. 1910 confirms.