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  • Raw Reality of Juvenile Justice

    01/15/2014
    As part of RISD’s 2014 MLK series, photojournalist Richard Ross will exhibit and speak about his riveting work, which sheds light on major problems in America’s juvenile justice system.

  • Poetry Made Physical

    01/13/2014
    Furniture Design major and Literary Arts + Studies concentrator William Lenard 14 FD finds his true voice in the spaces in between.

  • Understanding the True Impact of War

    01/13/2014
    Students in Tom Roberts’ Combat and Culture liberal arts class develop a deep understanding of war and a new relationship with the world beyond their studios.

  • From Tahoe to Rhino

    01/10/2014
    Before pursuing a master’s degree in Architecture at RISD, Joshua Bohar MArch 16 traveled the world as a professional snowboarder and an extreme sports photographer.

  • Finding Beauty in Everyday Struggle

    01/09/2014
    As part of the Photography department’s T.C. Colley Lecture Series, photographer Justin Kimball 85 PH recently returned to RISD to speak about his life behind the lens.

  • Harnessing the Sun

    12/20/2013
    Industrial Design students dreamed up interactive, solar-powered design elements for RISD’s 2014 entry in the Solar Decathlon Europe competition.

  • John Maeda Moves On

    12/18/2013
    Almost six years after becoming president of RISD, John Maeda is leaving to accept a new position in Silicon Valley.

  • Balls Stick Together

    12/16/2013
    In a heated home game, the RISD Balls made history by beating Cooper Union’s basketball team for the first time.

  • Revitalizing Riverside Park

    12/09/2013
    Graduate students are proposing eco-friendly architectural designs that radically reinvent Riverside Park, a waterfront esplanade in Providence.

  • Somerson Named Interim President

    12/09/2013
    Provost and alumna Rosanne Somerson 76 ID continues her 35-plus-year commitment to RISD as its interim president, effective January 1, 2014.

  • Remembering the Strangest Fruit

    12/06/2013
    Texas-based artist Vincent Valdez 00 IL mourns the violent past of men in Latino culture and spotlights their ongoing struggles for freedom and equality. 

  • Riley Really Shines

    12/04/2013
    As the founder and creative director of a motion graphics studio in Hollywood, Michael Riley 91 GD brings his versatile talents to the entertainment industry.

  • New Life for a Portuguese Palace

    11/26/2013
    Last week graduate students in an Interior Architecture studio traveled to Portugal to install site-specific interventions in Lisbon’s opulent Palácio Pombal.

  • Inspired Indy Label

    11/25/2013
    When visiting campus in November, womenswear designer Marcia Patmos 91 AP shared her disparate inspirations and the challenges of running her own business.

  • Supporting Syria’s Children

    11/25/2013
    Now living in the US, Syrian native Lina Sergie Attar MArch 01 has co-founded Zeitouna to help children displaced by civil war.

  • Grad Show Glitters

    11/22/2013
    Powerful street art projects, a living mini-garden – and a watchful robotic eyeball – are on display in All That Glitters Are Not LEDs, the Digital + Media show now at RISD’s Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery.

  • NOT the Norm

    11/21/2013
    Inspired by music and dance, Jenny Lai 10 AP runs NOT, a womenswear clothing company known for combining artistry and functionality.

  • Making Speedbumps 4 Eels

    11/12/2013
    Students cast glass devices that will be used in a series of socially-charged experiments led by Natalie Jeremijenko, a NYU professor who facilitates whimsical interactions between humans and “non-humans.”

  • Working with American Treasures

    11/11/2013
    William Jacobs ARch/MID 80 turns the Library of Congress’ embarrassment of riches into a series of spellbinding stories.

  • Techstyle Haus in the Making

    11/07/2013
    A team of students and advisors from RISD, Brown and Germany’s University of Applied Sciences Erfurt (FHE) are readying their design for the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe.

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A figure modeling class from 1916.