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Contributing via Alternative Spring Break

At the end of March, students participating in Alternative Spring Break traveled to Acadia National Park to create, plan and execute a service experience from the ground up.

Souvenirs of Substance

Associate Professor Paolo Cardini leads a RISD symposium in Rome focused on non-Western, student-conceived visions of the future.

Next-Gen Multiliteracy Center

Moving beyond writing support, RISD’s Center for Arts & Language takes an inclusive approach to mentoring students.

Faces of Harlem

During a winter residency at Wave Hill, Ashton Agbomenou 14 FAV began a series of portraits informed by fellow African Americans living in Harlem.

Experiencing Exquisite Craft in Morocco

Graphic Design senior Kendra Xu 18 GD reflects on a Wintersession travel course that invited students to soak in the country’s vibrant culture and renowned craftwork.

Alums Lead Equitable Met Campaign

With Toward Equitable Met Ticketing, a group of recent graduates are calling for the NYC museum to uphold its commitment to inclusion.

Taking Environmental Action

Film/Animation/Video major Tara Gupta 19 FAV creates an inspiring YouTube series called 100 Days to 0 Waste.

Textiles for HPV Prevention in Mali

Eliza Squibb 13 TX designs “storytelling cloths” to communicate with West African women about the vital importance of vaccinations to fight cervical cancer .

Intense Focus on the Rohingya

RISD students and faculty grapple with real-world problems at Brown University’s Hack for Humanity.