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7 Skills Gained from the Humanities

Did you know that employers in many industries are prioritizing applicants with transferable skills found in the humanities?

New Course Helps Humanities Majors Prepare for Professional Careers

“I want humanities students to graduate from RIC with a sense of adventure when they see all the career possibilities before them,” says Associate Professor Brandon Hawk.

RIC Students are Encouraged to Use Their Own Voice to Tell Their Own Stories

RIC Writing Center Interim Director Clarissa Walker is empowering young writers in the classroom and through her podcast – “Story Culture Live.”

Crossing the Divide Between Military & Civilian Life, RIC Student Alex Ortiz

“Most of our population walk around very much unaware of what veterans have experienced and what it means to transition back from deployment. It’s important to inform and educate the general public.” — Micaela Black, VetSuccess on Campus

Ethnicity vs. Race, Part 2

“Race isn’t that important. Culture is what makes you who you are.” – RIC student, Heidi Salazar Martinez

Ethnicity vs. Race, Part 1

When talking about race and ethnicity, there are certain characteristics that can help people understand the differences.

Creating a Safe Space to Talk about Race

During their 14 weeks in her course, Bousseau hopes students grow from "terrified" to comfortable speaking about race.

What is Cultural Competence & Why is it Critical for RIC's School of Nursing?

Lack of cultural competence interferes with the quality of care patients of color and non-English-speaking patients receive, says alumna Valerie Almeida-Monroe, director of clinical services at Clinica Esperanza.

Student Nurses of Color & New Taskforce Ignite Call to Action

"When we talk about diversifying the nursing workforce, we need to ask why there is a lack of diversity," says Turnipseed. "Why are student nurses of color struggling? What is different about their experiences than their white counterparts?

Exploring the term “Latinx”

LatinX is a gender-neutral neologism, sometimes used to refer to people of Latin American cultural or ethnic identity in the United States.