At Critical Design/Critical Futures, makers, writers, practitioners and educators exchanged ideas about the ways contemporary design influences forthcoming political, social and economic engagement.
Teaching at RISD allows Andrew Robarts, a recently hired assistant professor in History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences, to approach Middle Eastern history from a new angle.
Newly appointed Dean of Liberal Arts Daniel Cavicchi is fascinated with the rich interplay between studio and scholarly learning.
Focused studies in Environmental Studies and Gender, Sexuality + Race helped Ali Blake 14 TX see her work in textiles—and the world around her—through a different lens.
Through a Liberal Arts concentration in Gender, Race and Sexuality, Chandra Oh 15 GD is beginning to look at society’s outsiders in a new light.
When Washington, DC native Carolyn Colton 14 FAV came to RISD as a freshman, she was already hooked on politics and decided straightaway to do a concentration in History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences (HPSS).
Twenty objects made by students as part of last spring's Witness Tree Project are on view through October 5 in an exhibition in New Jersey.
Rising senior Serena Wu 15 IL looks to her HPSS concentration in Scientific Inquiry to help ground her explorations as an illustrator.
In honor of National Park Week (April 16-24, 2011), an exhibition of work by RISD students opened at the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, the Long Island home of America’s 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt.