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  • Maharam Fellows Work for Social Change

    04/22/2014
    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.

  • High-Tech HAUS Takes Shape

    02/24/2014
    Students from RISD, Brown and the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt in Germany are now focused on constructing their entry for the summer Solar Decathlon Europe in Versailles, France.

  • Shaping Flight

    02/24/2014
    In a two-part studio sponsored by Cessna, students are exploring the nature of flight and ways to improve the experience of aviation.

  • The Synergy of Discovery

    02/07/2014
    Scores of scientists, mathematicians and engineers connect with artists and designers at RISD’s fourth biennial design science symposium. 

  • MINDSHARE Inspires Budding Entrepreneurs

    10/24/2013
    Students welcomed advice and insights from successful entrepreneurs at the Career Center’s 2013 Mindshare.

  • Healthy Design

    09/03/2013
    Care New England’s Michael Esordi 91 GD is working to foster greater collaboration between designers and healthcare professionals.

  • SURFing Underwater

    08/22/2013
    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.

  • Visualizing the Unseen

    08/02/2013
    Excited by the endless potential, sculptor Rebecca Kamen MFA 78 SC is passionate about creating art that helps scientists make cross-disciplinary connections.

  • The Beauty of Biology

    07/02/2013
    Stimulating pieces are now on view in Carrefour: Intersections of Biomedical Research and Art, which features the work of 11 artists immersed in the biomedical field.

  • Pelosi Attends Roundtable at RISD

    06/25/2013
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was the guest of honor when RISD and Congressman David Cicilline hosted a discussion on advanced manufacturing in Rhode Island. 

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RISD has a long history of offering Saturday and after-school classes for children and teens, as this photo from c. 1910 confirms.