Posts Tagged ‘Nicole Merola’

“Playful learning” with LEGO

Nearly one hundred students turned out on October 18 to explore “playful learning” and LEGO Education tools.  Sponsored by RISD|Research and led by Cas Holman (Assistant Professor, Industrial Design) and Nicole Merola (Associate Professor, Literary Arts and Studies), the workshop was an opportunity for students to take a closer look at learning through play and the […]

Sabbatical Presentations – Merola, Lee, Hitchcock & Gourlay

November Sabbatical Presentations are now scheduled, featuring Nicole Merola, Joon Lee,  Lucinda Hitchcock, and Sandy Gourlay. In “‘a foretaste of those icy climes’: Arctic Ecologies and Climate Change” Nicole M. Merola (Associate Professor, Literary Arts & Studies) will show images from her recent research trip to the Norwegian Arctic and will discuss her current scholarship on climate change, dark […]

Sabbatical Presentations – Berwick & Congdon

October 2013 Sabbatical Presentations are now scheduled. Please join Rachel Berwick (Professor, Glass) on October 30th 1:15-2:15pm, and Dennis Congdon (Professor, Painting) on October 31st 12:00-12:30pm, in the Tap Room. Berwick’s presentation, “Blue,” will show her work with materials, deriving from the earth, that possess an inherent geological significance stretching deep into the past and into […]


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 […]

EPSCoR courses for 2011/12

RISD’s EPSCoR team is pleased to announce that four courses will be offered in academic year 2011/12 in conjunction with this ongoing National Science Foundation funded project. The courses are: “Experimental Data Visualization” will be taught by Shawn Greenlee (Assistant Professor, Foundation Studies) and Kevin Patton (Critic, Fine Arts) “Representing Anthropogenic Climate Change” will be […]