GSA + SA Join Forces!

THIS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9TH GSA + SA join forces for a meeting with Annie Newman, Director of Campus Planning and Michael Spalter, Chair of RISD’s Board of Trustees to discuss the new campus master plan and the search for our 17th President.


GRADUATE OPEN STUDIOS. FOLLOWED BY AN AFTER PARTY AT THE SALON! Tour all sixteen studios. collect a card from each department. get a free drink at the afterparty!  

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Curated Conversations

The GSA invites you to join our President, Provost and Academic Deans for a graduate student led panel discussion and open conversations about the community, culture, responsibilities and curriculum specific to graduate students at RISD. March 19th    Patti Phillips     Anais Missakian     Nancy Skolos April 2nd    Rosanne Somerson     […]

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Grab a drink and chat about your thesis topic with fellow grads in short and sweet, speed dating style conversation. It’s a fast and entertaining way to share research, compare challenges, and get feedback about thesis.

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GSA MEETING with RISD’s Chief Operating Officer Jean Eddy

Join the GSA and Jean Eddy to discuss potential changes to RISD’s Department of Public Safety!    

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Post Digital- A lecture with John Maeda

RISD Chace Center Metcalf Auditorium President Maeda will share some deep cuts from the archives of his personal work, and his thoughts on how design and technology will play off of each other in the future. With Opening Remarks By Rosa Glenn, President, Student Alliance Diana Wagner, President, Graduate Student Alliance check out the video: […]


You’re Invited: James Bond’s Silver and Gold Ball!

  Brown Graduate Student Council invites you to attend the James Bond’s Silver and Gold Winter Ball!  



| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH |   BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND SCRATCH AND SNIFF OPEN STUDIOS! FOLLOWED BY AN AFTER PARTY AT THE SALON   those who collect a scratch+sniff sticker from each building (five in all) receive a free drink at the after party!   <3 your gsa      

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Don’t We Look Glamorous?

Hello RISD Grads! Thank you to all of those who helped make the GSA Beginning of the Year Party such a great success! Make sure to check out all the photos on flickr from the link below. You are all so very fabulous. <3, your gsa. Photos from Behind the Curtain.         […]


Welcome Week! …what’s behind the curtain…

A note from the GSA on Welcome Week:   During the week of new student orientation we invite you to discover, ….what’s behind the curtain… all the hidden gems RISD has to offer you during the next one, two, two and a half or three years.   During Welcome Week  |  Graduate Orientation 2013 get […]

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The Grad Student Alliance (GSA) is committed to fostering an inter-disciplinary dialogue among RISD grads. We aim to strengthen the larger grad student community by hosting events and providing a platform for student-lead initiatives. We are comprised of

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