Posts Tagged ‘Professional Development Fund’

Funding Opportunities for Curricular and Professional Development

RISD is committed to providing support for curriculum development and faculty professional development to recognize and encourage excellence in teaching and research. In the last year, with funding from the strategic plan, and through the generosity of trustee, alumni and foundation donors, we have added three new funding opportunities that help to realize strategic initiatives, […]

Terry Work Filmed & Distributed

With support from a RISD faculty Professional Development Fund grant, John Terry (Professor, Film/Animation/Video) filmed new work in Venice, Italy this summer. The current working title for the film is “The Bridge of Thighs & Knees & Feet.” Terry’s 2012 summer work, “The Documentation of the Dances, Songs and Music Surrounding a Big Drum Tombstone […]

Spring 2013 Professional Development Grant recipients

The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-April to review project proposals submitted for its Spring 2013 funding cycle. The Committee received requests for over $68,000 in support. The Committee is pleased to announce the following awards to: Catherine Andreozzi, Associate Professor, Apparel for 3-D printed apparel/footwear to be exhibited at the 3-D Print Show that […]

Yeadon Wins Tri-State Open Science Challenge Prize

Peter Yeadon (Associate Professor, Interior Architecture) has been awarded the DTRA Prize, sponsored by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. The prize is one of three research awards that any Tri-State resident (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut) could apply for through the Open Science Challenge, including past, current and future scientists, science club members, science competitors, and […]

Professional Development Fund Fall 2012 cycle call for proposals

The Professional Development Fund was established to foster excellence in the fields of art and design and the advancement of knowledge in related fields.  The Fund provides financial support for the extraordinary costs of studio work, research projects that could not be done otherwise, the development of publications, and other work in progress undertaken by […]

Professional Development Fund Fall 2012 call for proposals

During the past year the Professional Development Fund has provided support for Yuriko Saito’s release time to work on her Oxford Press publication “Everyday Aesthetics and World-Making”, Peter yeadon’s research on the use of biological sensors to detect arsenic in water; Masha Ryskin’s artist residency in Reykjavik, Iceland, and Lee Boroson’s MassMOCA installation. A wide […]

Placing Archaeological Exploration in Jerusalem in Socio-Political Context

During the months of July and August, Katharina Galor (Lecturer, HAVC) conducted research in Jerusalem as a basis for a new book project dealing with archaeological exploration in the city and placing its discoveries and interpretations into the recent socio-political context. She met with a number of Israeli, Palestinian and international researchers and professionals involved […]

Professional Development Fund Spring 2012 grant recipients

The Professional Development Fund Committee is proud to announce the following receipients of grants for the Spring 2012 cycle of funding: Hansy Better, Associate Professor, Architecture received funding for a panel discussion and exhibit on social justice and architecture and discussion of the book she edited “Where are the Utopian Visionaries?” Lee Boroson, Senior Critic, […]