MLK 2016 keynote speaker Andrew Young honors King’s legacy with an inspirational, forward-thinking talk at RISD.
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On January 22 former UN Ambassador Andrew J. Young, Jr. will deliver the keynote address in RISD’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Series.
Students collaborate with members of a local retirement community in designing solutions to social issues associated with aging.
Sophomore Dennis Krawec 18 ID is determined to take advantage of every resource and experience RISD has to offer.
Now that he has been named a 2015–16 Changemaker Fellow, William Zheng 17 ID hopes to inspire other students to pursue their interest in socially conscious startups.
All 95 undergraduate and graduate student in Interior Architecture collaborated on this year’s five-day charette, a challenge to design a better classroom for young children with autism.
Noted activist Tim Wise speaks to the RISD community about combatting systemic racism and making socially relevant artwork.
Interested in how textile design can empower rural communities, Maharam Fellows Lyza Baum 16 TX and Emilie Jehng 16 TX researched natural dye practices on the remote Filipino island of Bohol.
RI Youth Conservation League volunteers help RISD grad students make habitats for species known to improve coastal water quality.
Through his conceptual videogame Static Lagoon, Prashast Thapan 14 GD aims to provoke players into unplugging and looking beyond the screen.
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