Posts Tagged ‘Library’

Covert on the “birth of camouflage”

Claudia Covert (Librarian) will present a brief history of science, world events, technology and art that led to the birth of camouflage. The presentation will include a brief history of concealing camouflage and different forms of camouflage, including the advent of dazzle camouflage and its role in the war at sea. There will be a […]


At its May 2011 meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the  Committee on Faculty Appointments’ following recommendations for promotion: Catherine Andreozzi promoted to Associate Professor, Apparel Design Bethany Johns promoted to Professor, Graphic Design Jonathan Knowles promoted to Associate Professor, Architecture Nicole Merola promoted to Associate Professor, English Ellen Petraits promoted to Librarian III Please join […]

Ellen Petraits speaks at Libraries Society of North America conference

Ellen Petraits (Reference Librarian) gave a presentation entitled, “Visualizing Research: Concept Mapping a Research Topic” at the Art Libraries Society of North America annual conference held in Boston, MA. The session was devoted to collaborative instruction models and outlined her work of designing and implementing an instruction module to teach concept mapping in RISD’s Art […]

Mark Pompelia, new Visual Resources Librarian

Mark Pompelia arrived in Providence on June 29 to join the Fleet Library at RISD staff as Visual Resources Librarian. Mark holds a BA from the Ohio State University and a Master of Library Science (MLS) from Kent State University. He comes to RISD from Rice University in Texas where he served as director of  the Visual […]