Longing for a life and career by the sea, Michael Raimondo '21 jumped into his IYRS education with both feet and a few short months later was flying to the shores of South Africa for his new job. Here is his story.
Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing or rapid prototyping is the construction of three-dimensional objects by use of materials including plastic, resin, or powder-media. Typically, these materials are added layer by layer using an X, Y, Z plotter through various means of extrusion, fusion, jetting, deposition, sintering, or lamination.
We are excited to share student Martin Reinhardt's interview in Search & Employ, a magazine for veteran employment. In it, he shares his fantastic story about transitioning from the US Army to being an IYRS student.
Newport Neighbors and Portsmouth Living are two popular publications in Rhode Island. Both featured a story about IYRS and our recent Newsweek award as one of the Best Maker Schools in the world.
I began my IYRS experience in the middle of a pandemic, transitioning from running an international high school boarding program in Rome, Italy to living and working in the United States.
Everyone in the Boatbuilding & Restoration program has a very clear passion for learning the trade. We all come eager to jump into the projects...
What do IYRS, Harvard, RISD, MIT, and Yale have in common? Each was named one of the Best Maker Schools in the world by Newsweek for 2021.
Paul Armstrong '14 credits his education in the Composites Technology program with his ability to design and fabricate his new product, LOKT Charge.
This is Part 3 of a 4-part blog series on financing your education.
In the first two parts of this blog series on financial aid, we addressed two big questions prospective students grapple with as they plan their postsecondary education (Should I apply and how do I apply for financial aid?). Here, we are going to dive into the most frequently asked questions we hear at IYRS School of Technology & Trades.
This is Part 2 of a 4-part blog series on financing your education.
Morgan Huntley '08 is first and foremost a maker. But he is one with entrepreneurial fire.
Will Sofrin '01 came to IYRS to learn how to restore historic wooden boats. His education has led him to so much more.
Meet John Gaffney '17 - Boatbuilding & Restoration. John took his passion for life around the water and turned it into a career he truly loves. Here's his story.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the restoration of historic American treasure Mayflower II from IYRS alumnus Matthew Barnes '10, the Lead Shipwright of the project.
Patrick Abrecht '01 - Boatbuilding & Restoration, originally from Switzerland, moved to Newport to attend IYRS because he wanted learn about wooden boats and what it takes to keep them afloat (he'll tell you this a lifelong learning project!).