Each type of wood seems to continue to respond to the environment in and around Restoration Hall in sometimes unpredictable ways, making us wonder whether the boundary between life and death in a tree is as discrete as we often assume. We ask: “Does the incorporation of wood into a boat help to extend its life, imparting a new body and—daresay—even a soul to a former existence?”
As I stood in the predawn hours taking trash to the curb, my head spun with the stress of the various meetings I had scheduled for the day and the number of outstanding issues which required my involvement to resolve. I muttered under my breath, “There must be a better way.”
I started to dive into both the mechanical and electrical systems on this state-of-the-art boat and realized that this is what I want to do with my career. Following my acceptance into IYRS, I thought to myself, “What is the slowest way to get from Hawaii to Newport?” Naturally, Alaska’s on the way, right?
Student Larry Adamson is passionate about sustainability and innovation. 10 years in China and 6 months at IYRS were the perfect combination to inspire his newest big idea.
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.