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  • Witnessing History

    08/29/2014
    Twenty objects made by students as part of last spring's Witness Tree Project are on view through October 5 in an exhibition in New Jersey.

  • Seeing Science

    08/22/2014
    Rising senior Serena Wu 15 IL looks to her HPSS concentration in Scientific Inquiry to help ground her explorations as an illustrator.

  • Using the Landscape of Glass

    08/20/2014
    Multidisciplinary artist Kim Harty 06 GL is excited to step up and lead the glass program at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.

  • True Teamwork

    08/18/2014
    Graphic Design major Cathy Lee 15 GD experiences the joy of collaboration as a summer intern at IDEO.

  • Light and Dark

    08/15/2014
    First-time novelist Annie Weatherwax 84 SC introduces readers to the same combination of humor and grit that has infused her visual art for decades.

  • Full Throttle

    08/14/2014
    Summer intern Jamar Bromley MFA 15 GD designs “sexy and elegant graphics” to help launch Lit Motors’ curvy new two-wheeler.

  • Sundance Backs New Documentary

    08/11/2014
    Thanks to a Production Grant from the Sundance Institute, RaMell Ross MFA 14 PH will continue work on a feature film focused on the lives of young black men in Hale County, AL.

  • Classic Chic

    08/06/2014
    Nicole Romano 00 AP has made a name for herself through a collection of edgy new jewelry manufactured in RI’s traditional old factories.

  • Epic Plankton

    07/30/2014
    Summer interns at the Nature Lab are making an animated educational program about the importance of marine plankton.

  • Dancing on the Ceiling

    07/18/2014
    Designer, educator, retail expert and curator Matthew Bird 89 ID takes his cues from the weirdness of life. 

  • Designing Homes of the Future

    07/17/2014
    Students are positively exhilarated by the entire 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe experience.

  • Nurturing Young Talent

    07/15/2014
    Ghanain painter and community artist Munir Mohammed MA 99 finds joy and serenity in teaching.

  • Seating Revisited

    07/14/2014
    Before graduating in May, Teshia Treuhaft MFA 14 FD represented RISD well at the 2014 Design Indaba Conference in South Africa.

  • RISD Appoints Two New Deans

    07/02/2014
    Sheri Wills and Daniel Cavicchi accept leadership positions in Fine Arts and Liberal Arts, respectively.

  • Reimagining Cities

    06/26/2014
    Students in a newly created spring seminar worked with immigrants at a housing project to create a permanent installation reflecting their shared vision of home.

  • New Grad Moves on to Facebook

    06/24/2014
    Based on the strength of his portfolio, Daniel Giuditta 14 GD got a job offer from Facebook before he had even graduated.

  • The Feeling of Flight

    06/24/2014
    For their final project in a studio sponsored by Cessna, students created an installation that transports viewers to a place where time and space seem to disappear.

  • New Space for Museum’s Treasures

    06/20/2014
    The newly completed $8.4 million renovation of the RISD Museum’s Eliza G. Radeke Building opens up eight spacious, light-filled galleries housing some of its most prized possessions.

  • New Directions in Teaching

    06/18/2014
    Six faculty members win 2050 Fund grants to pursue exciting new initiatives this fall.

  • RISD Honors Excellence in Teaching

    06/13/2014
    Longtime Professor of Illustration Jean Blackburn 79 PT and History of Art and Visual Culture Lecturer Dalia Linssen each earn the 2014 John R. Frazier Award.

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At RISD there's nothing unusual about suddenly finding a doorknob on a tree trunk, shown here across from Carr House,
the charming home of Student Life offices and the student-run Carr Haus Café.