SEPTEMBER 2020 ENROLLMENT | COVID-19 UPDATE
IYRS continues to closely monitor and follow safety recommendations about COVID-19 from the Rhode Island Governor's Office and Centers for Disease Control. IYRS will be offering on-campus programs beginning this fall and is currently enrolling students for a September 2020 program start.
The health and safety of IYRS students, faculty, and staff remain the school's top priority. We look forward to safely welcoming you to our Newport, Rhode Island campus in September!
My decision to attend IYRS came to me like a period at the end of a sentence...
COVID-19 is emphasizing the digital divide among high school students and recent graduates as educators try to stay connected, share resources, and provide expertise. How are you staying connected? How are you staying relevant? Is your approach today better or worse than what you used to do?
You wouldn’t expect that a program called “Digital Modeling and Fabrication” would have drawing and sketching practice as the first assignments, but that’s exactly what my fellow students and I were doing the first 2 weeks of our CAD class.
It’s an all-too-familiar scene: Monday morning comes around, and countless Word docs, meetings, and Excel spreadsheets are on the horizon of your in-office work week. None of it is what you want to be doing.
This blog is the first of several for the parents, guardians and educators that we speak with every day. We know you are listening to the recent high school graduates in your lives. They have questions and concerns unique to this time in their life and unique to this time in our national history. We are listening to all of you.
The development of the concept model for a Heavy Lift Aerial Platform (HLAP) has been an ongoing Composites Technology project for over 4-years.
Which came first for the woodworker: the work or the workbench?
My love of experiential education was inspired by and solidified when I lived on a sailboat with my family when I was 8 years old...
Though it might strike some as an odd observation, I am not sure people realize how important the actual boat is to the delivery of the Boatbuilding & Restoration program at IYRS.
The tragic and unnecessary death of George Floyd, following so many other unjust killings of African American men and women, has galvanized the world’s attention and created volatile reactions across the U.S. and the globe. This recent killing emphasizes the significant racial injustice that still exists in the U.S. and the long history of perpetuating the inequalities that led to this moment.