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  • STEAM Hits Capitol Hill

    02/18/2013
    Last 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.

  • Charismatic Cartoonist Leaves Her Mark

    02/13/2013
    When Lynda Barry visited RISD for a recent talk and a workshop, she left students feeling ecstatic – and profoundly inspired.

  • Common Knowledge in the Info Age

    02/13/2013
    Hal Abelson, a leader in the global movement to democratize intellectual resources, kicks off RISD’s 2013 Shared Voices series on February 20.

  • Designing for Deep Space

    02/12/2013
    In an interdisciplinary design studio, RISD students are testing out innovative prototypes to improve the dexterity of NASA space gloves.

  • Reconnecting Providence

    01/31/2013
    Architecture Professor Emeritus Friedrich St. Florian led an advanced urban design studio to reimagine a vital intersection of downtown Providence. 

  • Mind Meld

    01/31/2013
    Beautiful tapestries, smart installations and inventive furniture designs are now on display in Full, the fifth annual Brown/RISD dual degree exhibition.

  • Mentoring Matters

    01/30/2013
    Painter Paula Martiesian 76 PT on The Mentor Project and accompanying exhibition she organized at the Newport Art Museum.

  • Davis Educational Foundation Funds New Research

    01/29/2013
    RISD has launched a new Academic Commons Program (ACP) to galvanize teaching and learning initiatives across campus.

  • Art + Business Meet at Harvard xDesign

    01/24/2013
    As an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School, RISD alum Jonathan Arena 09 GD has organized the first-ever Harvard xDesign conference.

  • Sharing King-Sized Values

    01/23/2013
    RISD'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.

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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.