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07/21/2020

RISD Promotes Social Equity

The Boston Globe reports on RISD’s efforts to respond to activism, hire new faculty, boost diversity and return looted artifacts.

07/02/2020

Design in Dialogue

President Rosanne Somerson discusses how RISD has been forced to reinvent itself in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

05/21/2020

Shifting in Times of Crisis

President Rosanne Somerson and alums Misha Kahn, Susan Sellers and Tavares Strachan discuss the possible impacts of COVID-19 on the future of art and design.

05/04/2020

Somerson on Cultivating Perceptive Voices

President Rosanne Somerson discusses the challenges of educating students during COVID-19 and how to respond to the pandemic as a “call-to-action moment.”

04/20/2020

Alumni Mentorship and Distance Learning

Hyperallergic discusses how RISD is adapting during the COVID-19 pandemic and highlights the benefits of the recently launched RISD Network.

11/21/2019

Art School Realities

President Rosanne Somerson discusses how RISD has pivoted to stay a leader in art and design education while serving an increasingly diverse student body.

05/01/2019

Creative Process

Monocle profiles President Rosanne Somerson and RISD’s tight-knit leadership team.