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  • RISD Appoints Two New Deans

    Sheri Wills and Daniel Cavicchi accept leadership positions in Fine Arts and Liberal Arts, respectively.

  • Reimagining Cities

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Six faculty members win 2050 Fund grants to pursue exciting new initiatives this fall.

  • RISD Honors Excellence in Teaching

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

  • Love Is All You Need

    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

    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

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

  • Plating Perfection

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

  • Fostering Environmental Literacy

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

  • Airbnb Cofounder Supports RISD Scholarships

    Former scholarship recipient Joe Gebbia 05 ID/GD creates a significant endowed scholarship to support the next generation of art and design innovators.

  • STEAM Map Debuts on Capitol Hill

    President Somerson and RISD students introduced a new interactive tool at last week’s House STEAM Caucus briefing in Washington, DC.

  • Making Multimedia Magic

    This week 46 seniors in Film/Animation/Video are premiering their final live action and animated films at nightly public screenings.

  • Backing Textiles Innovation

    Amy Bernhardt 95 PR is thrilled to have won significant funding from the Rhode Island Foundation to launch a state-of-the-art digital textile printing facility in Providence.

A figure modeling class from 1916.