Six faculty members are conducting research in Central and South America, Asia and Europe with the goal of developing expansive new courses reflective of global realities.
A visit from photojournalist and activist Richard Ross inspires RISD students to pursue social justice projects.
Poet and provocateur Kenneth Goldsmith 84 SC leads a cross-disciplinary discussion about questions of plagiarism and originality in art, design and higher ed.
Newly appointed Dean of Liberal Arts Daniel Cavicchi is fascinated with the rich interplay between studio and scholarly learning.
Through a Literary Arts + Studies concentration in poetry, designer Josh Shiau 15 ID is better able to understand people and their needs.
Senior Jessy Lu 15 TX finds fodder for her studio practice in the liberal arts classes she takes as a Literary Arts + Studies concentrator.
RISD has launched a new Academic Commons Program (ACP) to galvanize the teaching and learning initiatives identified in its 2012 Strategic Plan.
“Health is too important to be left to the health secretary alone,” said Dr.
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.
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