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Considering Cultural Appropriation

A trio of visiting scholars delves into questions of censorship, exploitation, power dynamics and the importance of engaging in difficult conversations.

Alumni Collaborate on a New Classic

Lothar Windels BID 96, head of Furniture Design, works with Sara Ossana MIA 05 and Jonathan Glatt MFA 04 JM of O&G Studio to design the Sakonnet chair.

New Partnership Centers on Moroccan Craft

Moroccan artisans and designers visit RISD as part of a multiphase cultural exchange program.

High Expectations

Three-time Caldecott Medal winner David Wiesner 78 IL knocks it out of the park again.

Speaking of Artificial Intelligence

At RISD’s June 2 Commencement ceremony, Hanson Robotics founder and CEO David Hanson 96 FAV will accept the Alumni Award for Artistic Achievement.

The Impact of Values-Driven Design

In a mid April talk on campus, Netflix's Steven Johnson urged students to stay true to core principles throughout their careers.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cartoon

Illustrator Michael Sloan 85 IL and writer Jake Halpern earn a Pulitzer Prize for a New York Times cartoon on the Syrian refugee crisis.

Shifting Focus After the Storm

Two art students from Puerto Rico are studying at RISD this semester as part of an AICAD exchange program initiated in the aftermath of Hurricane María.

A Call for Creative Activism

During a visit to campus in mid April, poet and indigenous rights activist Allison Adelle Hedge Coke inspired students to address urgent social and environmental issues.