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.
At Commencement on May 31, RISD will recognize architect Hildegard Vásquez BArch 94 for her work in revitalizing Panama City’s Old Quarter.
Work by Landscape Architecture students helps seal the deal on a 250-acre land conservation project in Connecticut.
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.
A former NCAA basketball player, RaMell Ross MFA 14 PH is now capturing the quiet moments that offer a rare glimpse into the Alabama Black Belt.
Students who explored the global slave trade and traveled to South Africa last fall are now sharing their insights in Unearthing Legacy, a powerful exhibition on view through February 27 at RISD’s Red Eye Gallery.
Renowned educator Marian Wright Edelman implored the RISD community to honor the late Martin Luther King, Jr. by taking action.
Students enrolled in Votelab: Designing for Democracy are applying design thinking to help solve some of the systemic kinks in the US election process.
Now living in the US, Syrian native Lina Sergie Attar MArch 01 has co-founded Zeitouna to help children displaced by civil war.
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