04/06/2017Sculpture major Charlie Ehrenfried 18 SC is pursuing two Liberal Arts concentrations as he makes informed 3D work about identity and culture.
02/29/2016In a course on optics, students learn the complexities of creating 3D imagery through the process of making holograms.
02/19/2016Sophomore Mei Lenehan 18 GD finds value in selecting classes that intellectually complement one another.
02/12/2016Students in a popular Wintersession class examine the genre of true crime from multiple perspectives.
06/09/2015Students in a Robert L. Turner-funded spring seminar on performance studies probed the intersections of politics, culture and performance.
10/01/2014Newly appointed Dean of Liberal Arts Daniel Cavicchi is fascinated with the rich interplay between studio and scholarly learning.
09/26/2014Through a Literary Arts + Studies concentration in poetry, designer Josh Shiau 15 ID is better able to understand people and their needs.
09/17/2014Senior Jessy Lu 15 TX finds fodder for her studio practice in the liberal arts classes she takes as a Literary Arts + Studies concentrator.
07/02/2014Sheri Wills and Daniel Cavicchi accept leadership positions in Fine Arts and Liberal Arts, respectively.
06/26/2014Students in a newly created spring seminar worked with immigrants at a housing project to create a permanent installation reflecting their shared vision of home.
05/20/2014RISD is launching a new interdisciplinary concentration this fall focused on escalating interest in Nature Culture Sustainability Studies.
02/21/2014A new interdisciplinary travel course in Guyana focuses on ecological conservation, cross-cultural communication and the arts.
02/06/2014Students who explored the global slave trade and traveled to South Africa last fall are now sharing their insights in Unearthing Legacy, a powerful exhibition on view through February 27 at RISD’s Red Eye Gallery.
01/13/2014Students in Tom Roberts’ Combat and Culture liberal arts class develop a deep understanding of war and a new relationship with the world beyond their studios.
10/28/2013RISD students enrolled in Dialogue Across the Diaspora are traveling to South Africa to curate a powerful exhibition that communicates their incisive research on the global slave trade.
09/19/2013RISD is pleased to announce the release of The Art of Critical Making, a new book for the general public on applying the lessons of creative practice in a broader context.
04/30/2013RISD’s Critical Making Task Force is leading efforts to pursue selected goals set forth in the Strategic Plan, including the notion of establishing an interdisciplinary center with shared equipment.
04/17/2013Dan Ariely, a behavioral economist and bestselling author, will visit RISD on April 20 as the last in this year’s Shared Voices speakers.
09/07/2012All incoming undergrads are reading Junot Díaz’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel as part of the 2012 Common Reading Program – and then meeting the author in November.
03/05/2012At its June 2 ceremony, RISD will present honorary degrees
to Japanese film animation house Studio
Ghibli, writer-activist Rebecca
Solnit and Pritzker Prize-winning architect Wang Shu, who will also deliver the keynote address.
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