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Connecting with Kids

Elizabeth Early von Oehsen 14 IL understands firsthand the unbridled creative power waiting to be unlocked within a young mind.

Cultural Historian Earns High Praise for New Book

Long before music fans in the US listened to songs on iPods, they listened to music while also seeing it performed in concert halls and makeshift coliseums.

Artists Seeking Science

As an institution, RISD has been leading the way in advocating for art and design as integral to – not separate from – science and innovation, with major recent initiatives likeSTEM to STEAM and the National Science Foundation's EPSCoR grant.

RISD Common Reading Program

This summer RISD has joined colleges and universities across the country in assigning a selected book to all incoming freshmen, a kind of book club bonding experience that hastaken off in higher education in the last decade.

Understanding Patterns

Monica Ogrodowski 09 TX is a prime example of why certain RISD students are compelled to complement a studio major with a concentration in History, Philosophy and the Social Sciences (HPSS).

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