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    Iconoclasts Coming for Commencement

    Filmmaker John Waters, writer Adam Gopnik and musicians Chris Frantz 74 PT, Tina Weymouth 74 PT and Jerry Harrison to accept honorary degrees.

    Painting from Life

    Julie Gearan’s unconventional portrait of outgoing Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee captures his spirit and the mood of his term in office.

    Dealing with Death

    In a book named one of the best in 2014, cartoonist Roz Chast 77 PT shares her very personal story about aging and death.

    New Directions in South Asian Art

    Kirloskar Visiting Scholar Chitra Ganesh hosts a panel discussion on contemporary South Asian art in conjunction with an exhibition of her recent work.

    Love Is All You Need

    Speakers at RISD’s Commencement ceremony on May 31 reminded students to build on their achievements by focusing on doing what they love.