Students in a
spring Sculpture studio taught by Professor Ellen Driscoll are creating
public art for Kennedy Plaza as part of a major initiative funded by the NEA.
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Known for its interdisciplinary collaborations, international textile leader Maharam is sponsoring a new fellowship opportunity for RISD students to intern with governmental and nonprofit agencies.
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.
Bundith Phunsombatlert MFA 10 DM recently won two grants to create a sound installation that metaphorically explores the refugee
Architecture graduate students design and install handcrafted furniture to help
families living at a shelter in Woonsocket, RI.
A new fellowship opportunity announced by the Rhode Island Foundation will provide substantial seed money to Rhode Islanders with good ideas about how to solve statewide problems.
RISD partners with Providence and local arts groups to reimagine downtown as a destination for the arts.
In a venture called WaterWalla,
RISD and Brown students are working to bring clean water to slum dwellers in the developing world.
Six faculty members work with dozens of Architecture students to design and build a community garden that brings together preschoolers, the elderly and everyone in between.
RISD President John Maeda was among the three 2010 AIGA Medalists honored at a celebration in New York on April 7, 2011.
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