03/01/2013RISD has received the single largest gift ever from an international donor to create a new visiting scholar position in Painting.
02/27/2013RISD students maintained a breakneck work schedule to craft impactful projects now being presented this week at TEDActive 2013.
02/22/2013During a recent visit to RISD, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey told aspiring entrepreneurs that simplicity is the key to success.
02/18/2013Last week RISD co-hosted the official launch of a new bipartisan Congressional STEAM Caucus advocating for inclusion of art and design in the national educational agenda.
02/13/2013When Lynda Barry visited RISD for a recent talk and a workshop, she left students feeling ecstatic – and profoundly inspired.
02/13/2013Hal Abelson, a leader in the global movement to democratize intellectual resources, kicks off RISD’s 2013 Shared Voices series on February 20.
02/12/2013In an interdisciplinary design studio, RISD students are testing out innovative prototypes to improve the dexterity of NASA space gloves.
01/31/2013Architecture Professor Emeritus Friedrich St. Florian led an advanced urban design studio to reimagine a vital intersection of downtown Providence.
01/31/2013Beautiful tapestries, smart installations and inventive furniture designs are now on display in Full, the fifth annual Brown/RISD dual degree exhibition.
01/30/2013Painter Paula Martiesian 76 PT on The Mentor Project and accompanying exhibition she organized at the Newport Art Museum.
01/29/2013RISD has launched a new Academic Commons Program (ACP) to galvanize teaching and learning initiatives across campus.
01/24/2013As an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School, RISD alum Jonathan Arena 09 GD has organized the first-ever Harvard xDesign conference.
01/23/2013RISD's 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Series – a week of events honoring the legacy of the influential civil rights leader – is inspiring many to reflect and serve their communities.
01/15/2013Students enrolled in the Wintersession travel course Creating an Archive are studying photography in Vrindavan, India – a holy pilgrimage site brimming with cultural curiosities.
01/14/2013Painters Angela Dufresne and Craig Taylor, two new assistant professors in the Painting department, are interested in innovation and integration.
01/10/2013RISD students developed a prototype off-the-grid schoolhouse for rural Costa Rica in collaboration with Earth University – the world's foremost research institute for sustainable agriculture.
12/21/2012The RISD athletic community – a group known for rowdy gameplay, clever mascot costumes and team names laced with innuendo – welcomes two new sports organizations into the fold.
12/21/2012Faculty member Jo Sittenfeld MFA 08 PH exposes a diverse set of students to the world of documentary photography.
12/20/2012Furniture Design students developed innovative design concepts for Steinway & Sons – the New York-based company widely known for making the world's finest pianos.
12/13/2012Students involved with RISD's Project Open Door were invited to create ornaments for this year's National Christmas Tree display – a luminous holiday celebration held in the nation's capitol.
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