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  • Hacking Healthcare

    Faculty and students in Industrial Design earn awards for innovative concepts at a recent healthcare design competition. 

  • A Good Mix of Ideas

    Sophomore Mei Lenehan 18 GD finds value in selecting classes that intellectually complement one another. 

  • No Nukes

    Graduate students just starting out in Industrial Design work to invigorate the dialogue around nuclear disarmament.

  • Investigating Crime

    Students in a popular Wintersession class examine the genre of true crime from multiple perspectives.

  • Rethinking Science Through Art

    Grad student Stephanie Muscat MFA 17 DM combines hands-on making skills with a lifelong love of science. 

  • Drawing from the Deep

    Students in a Wintersession studio focused on whaling travel back in time at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

  • Making a Show from Scratch

    From acting to making music, costumes and artwork, students in this year’s Theater Production Workshop are going all out to bring an original performance to life this week.

  • Young Charges Students to Lead

    MLK 2016 keynote speaker Andrew Young honors King’s legacy with an inspirational, forward-thinking talk at RISD. 

  • Drawing Marathon

    Students in an intense Wintersession studio (re)discover the essential power of drawing.  

  • Heartbreaker

    A solo exhibition at the RISD Museum takes viewers on the road with Photography Critic Jesse Burke MFA 05 PH and his young daughter.

  • Under the Great Wide Open

    In an intense, performance-oriented workshop, RISD undergrads and Brown MFA candidates in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies make new discoveries through collaboration.

  • Balancing Act

    Textiles sophomore Kathryn LaMontagne 18 TX recognizes the importance of balancing her studio work with a healthy social life.

  • Inspiring Aspiring Artists

    After earning a master’s degree in teaching at RISD, high school art teacher Brian Hutcheson MAT 07 encourages his best students to apply to RISD. 

  • Strange New Terrain

    A group exhibition curated by Digital + Media faculty members Shona Kitchen, Alyson Ogasian and writer Jennifer Dalton Vincent investigates the human need to explore.

  • Young to Address Justice

    On January 22 former UN Ambassador Andrew J. Young, Jr. will deliver the keynote address in RISD’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Series.

  • Addressing Issues of Aging

    Students collaborate with members of a local retirement community in designing solutions to social issues associated with aging. 

  • Inviting New Experiences

    Small-town dreamer Vaughan Carman 18 AP thanks the RISD community for awakening him to a world of possibilities. 

  • Clarifying Connections

    Grad students Lisa Maione 05 GD/MFA 16 and Elizabeth Leeper MFA 17 GD co-curate a multidisciplinary exhibition meant to highlight connections between disparate pieces.

  • Exploring Sound + Space at the RISD Museum

    Architecture students present an interactive, multimedia performance piece that brings the RISD Museum’s Grand Gallery to life.

  • Finding Her Footing

    After a bit of culture shock last year, Yasemin Orhan 18 FAV has been adjusting to life far from Istanbul and warming to the camaraderie in the Film/Animation/Video department.

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