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.
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When Angela Davis visited RISD in January, students packed the auditorium to hear her speak.
Renowned sculptor Jim Drain 98 SC works with students
during Wintersession to design a site-specific installation for an Art in Embassies
project in Morocco.
A new interdisciplinary studio co-taught by architect Lynnette Widder and architectural historian Ijlal Muzaffar culminated
in a thought-provoking conference on architecture for the public good.
Author Daniel Handler and Illustrator Maira Kalman came to RISD to discuss their creative process with participants in RISD’s Project Open Door after-school program, the RISD Museum teen program and the broader RISD community.
Architecture graduate students design and install handcrafted furniture to help
families living at a shelter in Woonsocket, RI.
Tino Chow 09 ID, cofounder of the multidisciplinary design studio Big New Ideas, spoke about dreaming and designing at TedxHunstville.
A new healthcare internship program at the Department of Health and Human Services grew out of RISD’s 2011 Make It Better symposium.
The RISD Career Center held its first-ever Entrepreneur Mindshare on Saturday, November 12. Billed as part TED conference and part boot camp, the all-day event was designed to get RISD students and alumni energized about creative entrepreneurship.
Wassaic Project connects artists with each other and with the local community.
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