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  • 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.

  • One Degree of Separation

    06/09/2014
    Having  landed a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation grant, Myles Dunigan 10 PR is pursuing a master’s at the University of Kansas where he looks forward to connecting with other RISD alumni.

  • West Side Story

    06/06/2014
    Farhan Mian BArch 14 is excited to be moving on to Robert A.M. Stern Architects, where he’ll focus on high-rise projects in Manhattan.

  • Under African Skies

    06/05/2014
    Mixed-media artist Josefina Muñoz Torres MFA 13 GL connects with an ancient, nomadic way of life that helps her redefine the meaning of home.

  • Reinventing Rocky Point

    06/04/2014
    Landscape Architecture students are researching possibilities and proposing sustainable strategies for a 120-acre waterfront site in Rhode Island.

  • Love Is All You Need

    06/03/2014
    Speakers at RISD’s Commencement ceremony on May 31 reminded students to build on their achievements by focusing on doing what they love. 

  • Ecocentric Practices

    06/02/2014
    An experimental spring studio sheds light on changing ecosystems by focusing on migrating marine duck species that winter in Rhode Island.

  • Fulbright Winners Headed in All Directions

    05/28/2014
    Three graduating seniors and an alum have won support to explore artistic traditions around the world.

  • Plating Perfection

    05/28/2014
    Birch, an award-winning restaurant in Providence, commissioned Ceramics students to create tableware to complement its menu and décor.

  • Fostering Environmental Literacy

    05/20/2014
    RISD is launching a new interdisciplinary concentration this fall focused on escalating interest in Nature Culture Sustainability Studies.

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The men in this 1903 portrait class were serious about the business at hand.