Posts Tagged ‘Wintersession’

Werner class projects selected

Video projects from Franz Werner’s (Professor, Graphic Design) Music Video class have been selected for the International Students’ Moving Type Festival in Warsaw, Poland. The students are: Natalie Hodson, ID, Maria Ferreira, GD and Chae Hyun Kim, GD. The three-day Festival, including workshops, students’ movies, presentations and a one-day conference, focuses on: * sound and motion […]

Wintersession course documentary produced

The 2014 Wintersession travel course on Shoe Design, held in Italy, with Khipra Nichols (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and Kathleen Grevers  (Senior Critic, Apparel Design) was documented by Jim White (Core Notions) with photography by Matt Francis Photography. View the 8-minute documentary on their experiences in Turin, Milan and Florence.

Wintersession Reminder to RISD Faculty

Please remember to complete the Faculty Wintersession Survey, and please advise your students to complete the Student Wintersession survey. A high response rate will lead to the best results. Because the survey addresses more than just Wintersession issues,  we ask that all faculty participate. The Wintersession Committee will use the information garnered from both surveys to […]

Wintersession 2015

Several questions have come up regarding changes in Wintersession. Additional information is provided below. • The five-week Wintersession has been extended for one additional year to 2015 as voted by the faculty at the November 6, 2013 meeting. • For Wintersession 2015, students will only be allowed to take one course, as was strongly encouraged […]

Torino Wintersession: “Imagination is More Important than Knowledge”

On January 11th, a group of Wintersession students led by Kathleen Grevers (Critic, Apparel Design) and Khipra Nichols (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) made local news as they visited the BasicNet Group’s research and design centers. BasicNet’s President, Marco Boglione, reminded the students that, as taught by Albert Einstein, “imagination is more important than knowledge.” For […]