This summer Sameer Farooq MFA 14 GD witnessed the uprisings in Cairo, Egypt while working on a site-specific project inspired by the looting of the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.
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Artist Andrés Monzón-Aguirre 09 PT/CR is working to realize his dream for an international art center on his family’s former coffee plantation.
This summer 10 students have won Maharam STEAM Fellowships to apply design thinking to their work with government agencies and nonprofits.
Fulbright alum Louie Rigano 10 ID has now earned a coveted Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award to pursue a master’s at the Royal College of Art.
Internationally known painter Julie Mehretu MFA 97 PT/PR is currently showing a new body of work inspired by global upheaval.
A group of Digital + Media alumni continues to turn to Third-World thinkers for solutions to First-World problems.
Five young alumni have won Fulbright support to study in various parts of the world during the 2013–14 academic year.
RISD is part of an international design team competing in the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe.
Anchal uses design and thread to provide commercial sex workers an alternative source of income and break the cycle of dependency and despair.
Social activist Eliza
Squibb13 TX designs a textile to convey a critical message about
vaccinations to women in Mali, West Africa.
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