Updates from & for Faculty

Frazier Teaching Award: Call for Nominations

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching The John R. Frazier Award Committee invites all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and trustees to submitnominations for the 2017-18 academic year. The award is presented each year at Commencement to one full-time and one part-time faculty member who embodies the highest ideals to which […]

Anthony’s Film at Brandeis University and On DVD

Alexandra Anthony (Senior Critic, Film Animation Video) will show her feature documentary film LOST IN THE BEWILDERNESS at Wasserman Cinematheque at Brandeis University on Saturday, 6th January 2018 at 1:30PM. There will be a Q&A with Anthony directly following the showing. The event is free and open to the public, but reserving seats is highly […]

Call for Nominations, Honorary Degree Recipients 2018

The 2019 Honorary Degree Committee invite faculty members to submit nominations for the Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degrees to be presented at Commencement 2019. The honorary doctorate is the highest academic honor awarded by the Rhode Island School of Design. Recipients join a roster of extraordinary individuals who inspire and sustain our learning community […]

RISD Coat Closet

Student Affairs  would like to inform faculty of the RISD Coat Closet scheme where coats are available free of charge to any student in need of warm outerwear. Thanks to donations from community members and contributions from RISD Flips, the RISD Coat Closet has been established to provide free outerwear to students who otherwise may […]

Call for SEI Action Plan Course Proposals AY2018-2019

Call for Course Proposals for AY 18/19 – SEI Action Plan In response to the SEI Action Plan, section IV.2 New Courses Relevant to Social Equity and Inclusion, Academic Affairs seeks proposals for additional courses to be offered in academic year 2018-19 in the following areas of emphasis: Community engagement/engaged scholarship/service learning – course proposals should […]

Event: RISD X Miami, 12/07/17

President Rosanne Somerson 76 ID and the RISD host committee John Cheim 77 PT and Howard Read 76 PH, Anthony Grant 80 IL, Diego and Gisela Lowenstein and Tavares Strachan 03 GL invite you to a special reception to celebrate RISD alumni showing during Miami Art and Design Week. Meet alumni, faculty and friends, learn […]

RISD Development Day

Registration for November 20, 2017 SEI Development Day is now open! Keynote Speaker: Reverend Dr. Jamie Washington Jamie Washington is the President & Founder of the Washington Consulting Group (WCG). In October of 2015, WCG was named by the Economist as one of the Top 10 Global Diversity Consultants in the world. Dr. Washington has […]

Crit Schedule Fall 2017 Now Avalible

Fall Crit Schedule The Fall crit schedule will be available for viewing to anybody with a risd.edu email; please click HERE to view the schedule. Please note that you must be logged in with your risd.edu email account in order to access the spreadsheet. You can also search your Google Drive for the schedule should […]

CfP: Critical Practice in an Age of Complexity

Critical Practice in an Age of Complexity Interdisciplinary art, architecture and cultural studies. WINTER CONFERENCE: Place: University of Arizona, Tucson Dates: 22 – 23 February 2018 Abstract Deadline: 05 Dec 2017 http://architecturemps.com/arizona/ Context: Today, Donald Trump promises investment in infrastructure, China continues to urbanize, global cities sit next to slums and the arts are seen […]

RISD Museum: Lines of Thought

  The RISD Museum would like to warmly invite faculty to attend a series of programs related to the new exhibition, Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now From the British Museum, mostly particularly a day long exploration of drawing to be held on Friday, 10th November at the RISD Museum, see below for full details. […]