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Spotlighting Social Justice at Commencement 2019

Keynote speaker Bryan Stevenson will highlight the commitment to equity and inclusion among RISD’s honored guests.

Drawn from Nature’s Lab

Designers Rachel Doriss 99 TX and Molly Haynes 14 TX create a new textiles collection for Pollack inspired by RISD’s Nature Lab.

Prizing Pulitzer

Assistant Professor Ramón Rivera-Moret brings his vision to a new documentary about 19th-century newspaperman Joseph Pulitzer.

Clear Vision of Empowerment

A Sony-supported residency is giving artist/educator Nitashia Johnson MAT 15 the momentum to move inspiring creative projects forward.

​Envisioning Mitski

The singer-songwriter’s latest album soars with creative accompaniment from alumni designers Mary Banas MFA 09 GD and Saad Moosajee 16 GD.

Grad Student Refocuses the Narrative

Photographer Steph Foster MFA 19 PH reflects on racism in America and brings his stories of hope to Design Indaba 2019.

Making Magic from the Mundane

RISD grad Jonathan Bogarín 00 PT teams up with his sister to make an extraordinary documentary about their grandmother called 306 Hollywood.

Dolls of Dissent

Boston-area artist and curator Kimberly Becker 90 TX speaks out on behalf of women everywhere against injustice and inequality.

Leaning Local

Asher Rodriquez-Dunn 08 ID and his Studio DUNN team have made a home in Providence and a name for themselves in the world of furniture and lighting design.