Posts Tagged ‘News’

Dr. Claudia B. Rebola Featured at Georgia Tech

Under the direction of Claudia B. Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design), the 2016 TechSAge Design Competition was launched in October 2015 and sought to inspire talented designers to develop innovative, technology-enabled design solutions for the aging population. With a talented panel of experts, the judging was based on the criteria of promoting independence, integration, implementation, […]

Rebola lectures on Aging and Human-Robot-Hybridity

Claudia Rebola (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) will be speaking at two conferences in April. SGS New Horizons in Aging“Design Thinking as a Strategy for Older Adults Solutions”Authors:  Dr. Claudia B. Rebola and Elizabeth Hermann (Professor, Landscape Architecture) Design Thinking is a methodology used by designers to solve complex problems, to find solutions towards creating a preferred […]

Hall Appointed Dean of Libraries

Dear RISD Community, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Lareese Hall as RISD’s Dean of Libraries. Lareese comes to RISD from MIT where she has served as an Architecture + Art Librarian since 2014. In her position at MIT, Lareese has worked with faculty and other institute staff on the Future of Libraries […]

RISD Museum and Sheridan Center Fall Workshops

Unframed Objects: A Sheridan-RISD Museum Workshop Series This Sheridan Center-RISD Museum collaborative workshop series invites instructors to explore object-based teaching and learning opportunities at Brown and beyond. Participants will learn how to access and teach with a wide range of objects in their courses, from photographs to natural history specimens to textiles. Sessions will be held at the […]

Albani Appointed Associate Director, Off-Campus Global Learning

RISD Global is delighted to announce that effective 1st September, 2016, Valeria Albani will assume the role of Associate Director, Off-Campus Global Learning. Valeria brings to this role multi-lingual skills, experience living, studying and working in the United States, Western Europe and the Gulf Region, as well as a deep passion for, and commitment to, […]

Better and Textiles Students, Tilt-Down Fence, Dorchester

Hansy Better (Professor, Architecture) and RISD Textiles students are currently working on a public arts installation at Fields Corner Station, Dorchester. The piece entitled Tilt-Down Fence was designed and installed by the BR+A+CE (Building Research + Architecture + Community Exchange) project, which is a collaboration between RISD faculty, students, and local volunteers. Tilt Down Fence consists of […]

Raftery Showing at Ryan Lee Gallery, NYC

Andrew Raftery (Professor, Printmaking) will open his new exhibition entitled Autobiography of a Garden on Twelve Engraved Plates at the Ryan Lee Gallery (515 West 26th Street) in New York City. The exhibition opens on 10th September with a reception from 4:00-6:00PM, the exhibition will be on show through 5th November 2016. The title, which is partly […]

Writing Center Welcomes Jim Zvi, Assistant Director ELL

The Writing Center is delighted to introduce Jim Zvi, RISD’s new Assistant Director of English Language Learning (ELL). Jim will work as an educator and advocate for RISD’s ELL students and in partnership with faculty to enrich their academic experience. Jim comes to us from Hong Kong Polytech, where he has been teaching ELL students […]

Maly’s DredgeFest Turns Up Award

Tim Maly (Assistant Professor, Industrial Design) and his DredgeFest research team won the American Society of Landscape Architects 2016 Honors Award for Communications. The DredgeFest Research Collaborative is a roving symposium, field expedition, and speculative design workshop series about the human manipulation of sediments, re-examined as a design practice, held on all four coasts of the Continental […]