As part of RISD’s MLK Day of Service, paint-smeared students led art workshops at a local elementary school.
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Students enrolled in Votelab: Designing for Democracy are applying design thinking to help solve some of the systemic kinks in the US election process.
Members of the campus and local communities are invited to get involved in the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Series of lectures, workshops and exhibitions, which runs from January 18–29.
Graduate students are proposing eco-friendly architectural designs that radically reinvent Riverside Park, a waterfront esplanade in Providence.
Students cast glass devices that will be used in a series of socially-charged experiments led by Natalie Jeremijenko, a NYU professor who facilitates whimsical interactions between humans and “non-humans.”
RISD students enrolled in Dialogue Across the Diaspora are traveling to South Africa to curate a powerful exhibition that communicates their incisive research on the global slave trade.
Illustrator and faculty member Joe McKendry 94 IL promotes healing through art in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Wander, a tactile exhibition created by RISD’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF), celebrated the magical attributes of one of the world’s most basic but mysterious organisms: marine plankton.
Recent Industrial Design graduates are developing an inventive new toy called PlayMap that helps children feel spatial relationships and visualize geography through touch.
This summer 10 students have won Maharam STEAM Fellowships to apply design thinking to their work with government agencies and nonprofits.
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