As a lieutenant in the US Navy, printmaker Cole Swavely MFA 13 PR draws lessons from his studio practice that help him serve and lead.
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As a Global Faculty Fellow this year and next, Associate Professor Paolo Cardini is promoting pluralistic dialogue about the future through an ongoing series of international workshops.
Colombian artist Vanessa Nieto Romero MFA 17 PR embraces a variety of mediums to convey messages about women’s rights and human dignity.
Designer Yuki Murata MID 02 hopes to make the city she calls home a hub for design-centered problem solving addressing global issues such as nuclear proliferation.
Glass students and faculty members team up with visiting scientists and historians to test and validate a 16th-century recipe for gold ruby glass.
As RISD’s 2016 Kirloskar Visiting Scholar, multidisciplinary artist Shahzia Sikander MFA 95 PT/PR is sharing insights about Islam, collaboration and multiculturalism through a series of public programs.
New D+M faculty member Matt Kenyon’s recent brush with a state-run oil company gives context to the way art can critique complex market systems.
New Furniture Design faculty member Patty Johnson collaborates with master craftspeople around the world, exploring how objects are transformed by material and culture.
As a summer intern at Weebly, graphic designer Zach Deocadiz 17 GD worked to connect the principles of print design to the world of tech.
As a summer intern at Speak Up Africa, Julia Steketee 18 FD learned about Senegal and how to use her design skills to help people.
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