News Archive from August, 2020

Yunni Cho (BRDD 2021) is among RISD Maharam Fellows Modifying their Projects During Pandemic

Yunni Cho (BRDD 2021, Interior Architecture, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Urban Studies) is among nine RISD Maharam Fellows working virtually to bring the benefits of art and design to nonprofits around the world this summer.  

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Ali Dipp (BRDD 2022): Building a platform for ‘borderlanders’ in the Southwest

Ali Dipp (BRDD 2022, Painting, English), a native of El Paso, Texas, engages digital marketplaces, murals and storytelling to celebrate the unique character of the Southwest.

"To dispel what she calls myths and mischaracterizations about the region, while also working to unite members of the “borderlander” community through a shared experience, Dipp is spending the summer creating Work Project, a digital platform for Southwestern self-representation."

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Kate Reed (BRDD 2021): Finding a niche in biomimetic design

Kate Reed (BRDD 2021, Industrial Design, Independent Concentration in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship) builds wearable biomimetic computers.  She is pursuing several summer projects that use cutting-edge technology to connect people to the natural world and to each other such as the sonic invisibility cloak (pictured above), which confronts issues surrounding privacy in the digital age.

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