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Inspiring Scholarly Culture

Newly appointed Dean of Liberal Arts Daniel Cavicchi is fascinated with the rich interplay between studio and scholarly learning.

Selin Wins Superlatives from Supima

Newly minted graduate Morgan Selin 13 AP finds herself in the thick of Mercdes-Benz Fashion Week.

Exhilarating Experience

Feeling as though her heart might skip a beat, Sharon Moon 14 AP managed to remain visibly composed earlier this month while prepping models about to strut down a gleaming runway.

Wild Sculpture

Two graduate students recently made substantial steel sculptures that now have a permanent home at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence.

The Poetry of Design

Through a Literary Arts + Studies concentration in poetry, designer Josh Shiau 15 ID is better able to understand people and their needs.

Philosophy and Form

Turkish undergrad Ipek Karaoglu BArch 16 is moved by the synergies between architecture, art history and museum studies.

A Strong Voice for the Arts

New Dean of Fine Arts Sheri Wills believes that part of what makes RISD so distinctive is its rigorous approach to studio learning via a wide range of discrete majors.

Against the Grain

A colorful new exhibition at the RISD Museum focuses on the lasting influence of contemporary American artists working at the periphery of mainstream modernism.

Airbnb Cofounder Supports RISD Scholarships

San Francisco-based designer Joe Gebbia 05 ID/GD, cofounder of the phenomenally successful startup Airbnb, has made a significant gift to RISD in support of student scholarships.