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  • Maharam Fosters Creative Infusion

    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.

  • Artists Seeking Science

    Students are showing a huge interest in RISD’s growing science curriculum, which allows them to explore the many ways art, design and science inform and enhance each other.  

  • Seeing Science: NSF Backs RISD Research

    RISD is the only art and design school in the US to be engaged with the National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR).

  • Designing for America

    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.

  • Randall Illuminates the RISDsphere

    When particle physicist Lisa Randall visits RISD as part of the Shared Voices series, she’ll shed light on the very nature of reality.

  • Juan Enriquez Opens SHARED VOICES

    Author and life sciences expert Juan Enriquez talks about the game-changing impact of genomics in an open forum at the RISD Auditorium on Thursday, January 5.

  • Alum’s Neurotic Machines at Bell Gallery

    Quirky kinetic sculpture by Meridith Pingree MFA 03 SC injects a visceral immediacy to the work in a group show at Brown University’s David Winton Bell Gallery.

  • Polymath Artist Anne Spalter Makes NYC Debut

    Inspired by computers, math and the complexity of contemporary life, Anne Morgan Spalter MFA 92 PT presents a new body of work in her first New York solo show, called Traffic Circle.

  • Opportunities to Make It Better

    A new healthcare internship program at the Department of Health and Human Services grew out of RISD’s 2011 Make It Better symposium.

  • Maeda Brings STEAM to MIT

    RISD President John Maeda and a number of RISD students, faculty members and trustees visited Maeda’s former academic home at the MIT Media Lab to speak about RISD’s STEM to STEAM initiative.

The façade of the Chace Center, a new multipurpose hub that opened
in 2008, offers an interesting contrast to the historic campus
buildings that surround it.