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    Giving Africans a Voice

    As a summer intern at Speak Up Africa, Julia Steketee 18 FD learned about Senegal and how to use her design skills to help people.

    Reconstructing Cuba

    As a summer intern at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC, dual degree student Joyce Lin BRDD 17 FD helped to fabricate a groundbreaking biodiversity exhibit.

    Striking Student Designs in NYC + Milan

    Eight RISD students in Furniture Design and Textiles are exhibiting crocheted and knitted furniture as part of Italy’s renowned design triennial.

    The Allure of Close Observation

    As a Mellon Faculty Fellow, Professor John Dunnigan MFA 80 ID is building new opportunities for faculty and students to engage with the RISD Museum’s stunning collection.

    Shaping the Future

    In a new series of videos, alumni will help articulate why RISD’s immersive, process-driven educational model is ideally suited to preparing for what’s next.