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  • Maharam Fosters Creative Infusion

    02/28/2012
    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

    02/28/2012
    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

    02/14/2012
    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

    02/08/2012
    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

    01/26/2012
    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

    12/12/2011
    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

    12/09/2011
    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

    12/07/2011
    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

    11/18/2011
    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

    11/14/2011
    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.

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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.