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    The Rigors of Writing

    A liberal arts concentration in Politics and Policy helped recent grad Carolyn Colton 14 FAV develop her voice as a filmmaker. 

    Witnessing History

    Twenty objects made by students as part of last spring's Witness Tree Project are on view through October 5 in an exhibition in New Jersey.

    Seeing Science

    Rising senior Serena Wu 15 IL looks to her HPSS concentration in Scientific Inquiry to help ground her explorations as an illustrator.

    RISD Appoints Two New Deans

    Sheri Wills and Daniel Cavicchi accept leadership positions in Fine Arts and Liberal Arts, respectively.

    New Directions in Teaching

    Six faculty members win 2050 Fund grants to pursue exciting new initiatives this fall.