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    Rosanne Somerson Named 17th President

    Four decades after first coming to campus as a student, this award-winning designer and academic leader is well poised to lead RISD.

    Inspiring Inflatables

    Recent alums founded Pneuhaus, a contemporary art and design collective focused on making gargantuan inflatables and other breathtaking objects.

    Three Siblings Choose RISD

    Three siblings enrolled in the Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program pursue their academic passions while making time for music and high-adrenaline sports.

    Force of Nature

    Multifaceted designer David Wiseman 03 FD combines his affinity for natural phenomena, exquisite craftsmanship and experimentation to create beautiful, timeless objects.

    Witnessing History

    Twenty objects made by students as part of last spring's Witness Tree Project are on view through October 5 in an exhibition in New Jersey.