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10/21/2020

RISD Museum Effecting Change

Director John W. Smith announces deaccession of Head of a King (Oba) and plans to bring needed focus to Native American art and design via New Americas Research Initiative.

11/05/2020

RISD Hire Promoting SEI

RISD launches a job search for no fewer than 10 new faculty members specializing in race, decolonization and cultural representation.

11/04/2020

RISD Launches Cluster Hire

Rhode Island School of Design is hiring 10 faculty members focused on race and decoloniality in the arts as part of a wider plan to tackle systemic racism.

10/09/2020

A Record Year of Engagement

The RISD community offers record-setting support for the college and its mission.

10/09/2020

Legacies of the Slave Trade

SEI Research Fellow Christopher Roberts examines Providence’s historical connections to slavery and colonialism and their impact on the present day.

10/08/2020

Renewable Energy and Systemic Racism

Environmental anthropologist Myles Lennon shares a framework for transitioning equitably from an extractive energy economy to a regenerative one.

10/06/2020

Promoting Wellness at RISD

New Executive Director of Integrated Health and Wellness Bob Samuels is building a culture that values physical and mental well-being.

10/05/2020

RISD Launches “Race in Art & Design” Cluster Hire Search

As part of its commitment to address institutional racism and advance social equity, RISD is hiring 10 new faculty as part of a cluster hire initiative focused on race and decolonization in art and design.

09/14/2020

Initiating Dialogue During Quarantine

An extensive range of virtual programming helps returning students consider how they’ll contribute to the discourse around racial justice.