This summer nine RISD students will pursue internships designed to bring art and design thinking to the realm of public policy and large social issues.
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Multidisciplinary artist and MacArthur fellow Shahzia Sikander MFA 95 PT/PR encourages RISD students to question societal norms and reimagine the future.
Chitra Ganesh, RISD’s first Kirloskar Visiting Scholar in Painting, spoke about her multicultural influences and growing up Indian in New York City.
Todd Oldham, Jean Kennedy Smith, Bruce Mau and Hildegard Vásquez will be honored at RISD’s 2014 Commencement ceremony.
At Commencement on May 31, RISD will recognize architect Hildegard Vásquez BArch 94 for her work in revitalizing Panama City’s Old Quarter.
A new summer Continuing Ed class invites students to analyze the layers of Rome’s long history by exploring its underground infrastructure.
During RISD’s 2014 Design Portfolio Review, students networked with representatives from top tier companies including Google, Harmonix, The Daily Beast and West Elm.
Students in the Northern Visions Landscape Architecture studio traveled to Sri Lanka during Wintersession to sow the seeds of long-term growth.
RISD students recently traveled to Earth University, a Costa Rican research institute focused on sustainable agriculture, to build a functional and energy efficient prototype of a one-room schoolhouse.
Students from RISD, Brown and the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt in Germany are now focused on constructing their entry for the summer Solar Decathlon Europe in Versailles, France.
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