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Inspiring Scholarly Culture

Newly appointed Dean of Liberal Arts Daniel Cavicchi is fascinated with the rich interplay between studio and scholarly learning.

The Poetry of Design

Through a Literary Arts + Studies concentration in poetry, designer Josh Shiau 15 ID is better able to understand people and their needs.

Inspiring Ideas

Senior Jessy Lu 15 TX finds fodder for her studio practice in the liberal arts classes she takes as a Literary Arts + Studies concentrator.

Davis Educational Foundation

RISD has launched a new Academic Commons Program (ACP) to galvanize the teaching and learning initiatives identified in its 2012 Strategic Plan.

The State of the Art in Healthcare

“Health is too important to be left to the health secretary alone,” said Dr.

Sharing South African Legacies

On a sunny day in late November, a group of adventuresome RISD students caught a ferry to a remote island off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa used as a prison during the days of Dutch colonial rule – visiting Robben Island to pay tribute to one of the world’s most iconic civil rights leaders.

New Directions in Teaching

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

Fostering Environmental Literacy

This fall RISD will launch a new concentration in Nature-Culture-Sustainability Studies (NCSS).

Rethinking Education in the Digital Age

At the final presentation in RISD’s 2013–14 Mapping Learning series on March 11, technology historian Cathy N.

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