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Hope and the Humanities

Renowned critical theorist Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak speaks with the RISD community about globalization and the role of an aesthetic education.

Inspiring Conservation

Maharam STEAM Fellow Kate Aitchison MFA 16 PR pursues projects that combine art and science for the good of the natural world.

Nonlinear Path to Pottery

Celebrated ceramist Adam Silverman BArch 88 is an artist, designer, architect and craftsman rolled into one.

Illustrator as Public Intellectual

In delivering the keynote address at an international gathering of illustrators, Rick Poyner challenged the audience to think about what the title of the symposium really means.

Brash Brilliance in Motion

Digital artist and provocateur Joshua Davis urges students to conquer their fears and follow their creative passion.

On Point

Visiting designer Nicholas Felton 99 GD leads a three-day workshop on data design for juniors in Graphic Design.

Starting Something New

Now that he has been named a 2015–16 Changemaker Fellow, William Zheng 17 ID hopes to inspire other students to pursue their interest in socially conscious startups.

Sensible + Sensitive Solutions

All 95 undergraduate and graduate student in Interior Architecture collaborated on this year’s five-day charette, a challenge to design a better classroom for young children with autism.

Photographic Memory

Photo historian Jung Joon Lee brings a keen eye and an international perspective to her new position as an assistant professor of the History of Art and Visual Culture.