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Roger Williams University Athletics Announces Seventh Class Of Rwu Athletic Hall Of Fame, Nicholas Williams Apr 2019

Roger Williams University Athletics Announces Seventh Class Of Rwu Athletic Hall Of Fame, Nicholas Williams

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The Roger Williams University Athletic Department is proud to announce the seventh class of the RWU Athletics Hall of Fame. The department will induct four former student-athletes and one former coach. Receiving induction are Jennifer (Weber) Falesto ’97 (Women’s Soccer, Women’s Basketball), Alec Anderson ’13 (Sailing), Kaitlyn Bovee ’14 (Women’s Basketball), Krystie Luczynski ’14 (Women’s Volleyball), and former Men’s Volleyball and Women’s Volleyball Head Coach and former Director of Athletics Joel Dearing.


U.S. Sen. Jack Reed To Deliver Commencement Address At Rwu, Edward Fitzpatrick Apr 2019

U.S. Sen. Jack Reed To Deliver Commencement Address At Rwu, Edward Fitzpatrick

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U.S. Senator Jack Reed will deliver the commencement address to more than 1,200 students during the Roger Williams University undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2019.


Building A Better World With Carl Elefante, Julia Rubin Apr 2019

Building A Better World With Carl Elefante, Julia Rubin

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Carl Elefante, 2018 president of the AIA, spoke at an evening event on March 28th and provided mentorship to an architecture studio class on the 29th. Elefante believes students in the School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation (SAAHP) are at the forefront of finding solutions to society's most pressing issues. Affordable housing, healthcare, and climate change, are the major challenges that future architects and preservationists confront. RWU News sat down with Elefante, famous for his quote, “the greenest building is one that’s already built,” to learn his perspective on this field’s potential to shape the future.


Rwu Students Capture First, Second Place For Research At World’S Largest Aquaculture Conference, Jill Rodrigues, Justin Wilder Apr 2019

Rwu Students Capture First, Second Place For Research At World’S Largest Aquaculture Conference, Jill Rodrigues, Justin Wilder

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Figuring out what to feed farm-raised trout and salmon might not sound like a big deal, but DaNelle Ellington’s research actually has crucial implications for the planet's health. Erin Gaglias’s experiments with successfully breeding Fire Shrimp in captivity – which isn’t being attempted by any other scientists in the world – would make a major impact on the health of coral reef ecosystems.


Faculty Lead Classroom Equity Initiatives Across Campus, Julia Rubin Apr 2019

Faculty Lead Classroom Equity Initiatives Across Campus, Julia Rubin

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For the last 400 years that higher education institutions have existed in North America, they have mainly served white men. Even after they started to accept women and people of color – for most that occurred just within the last century – the curriculum, teaching practices and faculty of many institutions still reflect this history.


Artist Will Explore Intersection Of Art And Activism, Hannah Kaplan Apr 2019

Artist Will Explore Intersection Of Art And Activism, Hannah Kaplan

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Wellesley College Professor Alexandria Smith, a mixed-media visual artist and co-organizer of Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter, will speak at Roger Williams University on Tuesday, April 9.


Rwu’S University College To Recognize Saint Raphael Academy As A Steam Academy, Edward Fitzpatrick Apr 2019

Rwu’S University College To Recognize Saint Raphael Academy As A Steam Academy, Edward Fitzpatrick

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After studying Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet,” Saint Raphael Academy students recreated the masquerade ball, listening to Elizabethan music and learning Elizabethan dance.


Ignite Your Career: Rwu Offers Conference For Women Students, Jill Rodrigues Apr 2019

Ignite Your Career: Rwu Offers Conference For Women Students, Jill Rodrigues

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As women continue to crack the glass ceiling and grow a stronger presence in typically male-dominated fields, the Mario J. Gabelli School of Business (GSB) at Roger Williams University presents a conference geared toward building community and ensuring success for women about to enter the workforce.


Rwu Researchers Take Important First Step To Developing A Test To Detect Cyanide Fishing In The Marine Aquarium Trade, Jill Rodrigues Apr 2019

Rwu Researchers Take Important First Step To Developing A Test To Detect Cyanide Fishing In The Marine Aquarium Trade, Jill Rodrigues

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We use blood tests to see if athletes are cheating, so why not use blood tests to see if fishermen cheated by using cyanide to stun and catch marine aquarium fish?


Cvs Health And Rwu Partner On Professional Development Program To Support Diverse Suppliers, Edward Fitzpatrick Apr 2019

Cvs Health And Rwu Partner On Professional Development Program To Support Diverse Suppliers, Edward Fitzpatrick

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As part of its commitment to support the development of diverse business leaders, CVS Health is partnering with University College at Roger Williams University on a customized professional development program – CVS Health: Executive Learning Series for Diverse Suppliers.


Research Into Resilience Of Atlantic Coral Helping To Inform Solutions For Tropical Coral Health, Jill Rodrigues Mar 2019

Research Into Resilience Of Atlantic Coral Helping To Inform Solutions For Tropical Coral Health, Jill Rodrigues

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By investigating the microbiome of our local Northern Star Coral, a Roger Williams University professor is making breakthroughs on understanding how microbes might contribute to resilience in corals, with the goal of finding solutions for addressing tropical coral reef health around the globe.


Orientation Provides New Students A Path Towards Success At Rwu, Courtney Dell'agnese Mar 2019

Orientation Provides New Students A Path Towards Success At Rwu, Courtney Dell'agnese

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Going to college is an exciting time in a student’s life. But, it can also be scary, nerve-wracking and leave you wondering what the next four years will bring. For many students, orientation is what sets the tone for their whole college experience. But while it’s just the first step of many, when orientation is done right, it puts you on the path towards success. That’s why RWU’s orientation team works year-round to make our students feel at home as soon as they step foot on campus.


A Conversation With Filmmaker Mike Formanski `12, Julia Rubin Mar 2019

A Conversation With Filmmaker Mike Formanski `12, Julia Rubin

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This February, Mike Formanski `12 returned to the place where he first discovered the magic of filmmaking.


Rwu Professor June Speakman Sworn Into Rhode Island House Of Representatives, Julia Rubin Mar 2019

Rwu Professor June Speakman Sworn Into Rhode Island House Of Representatives, Julia Rubin

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Roger Williams University Professor of Political Science June Speakman was sworn in to the Rhode Island House of Representatives by Attorney General Peter F. Neronha on Wednesday, March 13.


How To Build A Wind Turbine: Introducing Fourth Graders To Engineering In Kidwind Project, Courtney Dell'agnese Mar 2019

How To Build A Wind Turbine: Introducing Fourth Graders To Engineering In Kidwind Project, Courtney Dell'agnese

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With colored construction paper, Styrofoam cups, coffee filters, cereal boxes, empty toilet paper rolls, and straws splayed across the desks, Mrs. McCanna’s fourth grade classroom filled with excited chatter as her students constructed small-scale wind turbines from recycled materials with the help and guidance from some of RWU’s engineering and education majors.


Broken Records And Championship Games: Rwu’S Winter Athletic Success, Courtney Dell'agnese Mar 2019

Broken Records And Championship Games: Rwu’S Winter Athletic Success, Courtney Dell'agnese

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As the temperature outside rises and our spring athletes are ready to take the stage, we first look back at our 2019 winter season. Filled with post-season games across all teams, broken school records, journeys to nationals and multiple championships, RWU’s winter athletes displayed incredible skill, talent and heart throughout the season.


Rwu Professor Writes Book On Personal Branding, Hannah Kaplan Mar 2019

Rwu Professor Writes Book On Personal Branding, Hannah Kaplan

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What is your personal brand?


Rwu To Offer Joint Jd/Mba Degree, Edward Fitzpatrick Mar 2019

Rwu To Offer Joint Jd/Mba Degree, Edward Fitzpatrick

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Roger Williams University will become the only school in Rhode Island offering a joint Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration degree.


Petersfield, Jamaica Leaves Lasting Impact On Students, Courtney Dell'agnese Mar 2019

Petersfield, Jamaica Leaves Lasting Impact On Students, Courtney Dell'agnese

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This past January, 12 students traveled to Petersfield, Jamaica through a faculty-led study abroad trip with professor of psychology, Becky Spritz. Throughout the week-long trip, the students immersed themselves in the schools, culture and community.


Rwu Students Help Plan Scholars At Risk Advocacy Days In D.C., Edward Fitzpatrick Mar 2019

Rwu Students Help Plan Scholars At Risk Advocacy Days In D.C., Edward Fitzpatrick

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Three Roger Williams University students and a professor are playing an instrumental role in planning and executing the third annual Scholars at Risk Student Advocacy Days in Washington, D.C., on March 7 and 8, 2019.


In Children’S Literature Course, Students Of All Majors Learn Unexpected Skills For The Future, Julia Rubin Feb 2019

In Children’S Literature Course, Students Of All Majors Learn Unexpected Skills For The Future, Julia Rubin

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The education curriculum lab is a sea of colorful construction paper, glue sticks, scissors, and students reliving childhood memories of arts and crafts. At their tables, they cut out shapes and paste them onto poster board. Some work in groups, planning out their designs together, like senior marketing majors Justin Mills and Ryan Stefens.


Artist In Residence Raphael Xavier Inspires Rwu Dance Students, Kindell Brown, Julia Rubin Feb 2019

Artist In Residence Raphael Xavier Inspires Rwu Dance Students, Kindell Brown, Julia Rubin

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In the basement of the performing arts barn, music blasted. Sneakers tapped against the wooden floor and then kicked the air. Arms lifted and glided. Fingers snapped.


Bristol/Rwu Cooperative Committee Accepting Applications From Local Groups, Individuals, Edward Fitzpatrick Feb 2019

Bristol/Rwu Cooperative Committee Accepting Applications From Local Groups, Individuals, Edward Fitzpatrick

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With spring approaching, it’s time for Bristol groups and residents to submit applications for the Fund for Civic Activities, run by the Town of Bristol/Roger Williams University Cooperative Committee.


More Than A Superhero Movie: In Wakanda Forever Course, Students Unpack Marvel's 'Black Panther', Kindell Brown Feb 2019

More Than A Superhero Movie: In Wakanda Forever Course, Students Unpack Marvel's 'Black Panther', Kindell Brown

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Roger Williams University Assistant Professor of American Studies Aaron C. Allen clearly remembers when Black Panther came to theaters last February and he went to go see it with a group of friends.


Rwu Construction Management Students Place Second In National Competition, Hannah Kaplan Feb 2019

Rwu Construction Management Students Place Second In National Competition, Hannah Kaplan

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Construction management students from Roger Williams University earned a second-place finish in a national competition in Nevada this month.


Law School News: Roger Williams University Announces 11th President 02-13-2019, Ed Fitzpatrick Feb 2019

Law School News: Roger Williams University Announces 11th President 02-13-2019, Ed Fitzpatrick

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Coene Breaks Career Scoring Record In Rwu Men’S Basketball, Hannah Kaplan Feb 2019

Coene Breaks Career Scoring Record In Rwu Men’S Basketball, Hannah Kaplan

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Senior captain Austin Coene committed to Roger Williams University during the summer of 2014, before going into his senior year of high school, never expecting that he would shatter records.


Exploring Vonnegut And “Slaughterhouse-Five”, Jill Rodrigues Feb 2019

Exploring Vonnegut And “Slaughterhouse-Five”, Jill Rodrigues

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The Birss Memorial Program at RWU celebrates Kurt Vonnegut’s famous anti-war novel with a series of events open to the public.


Majora Carter, Urban Revitalization Strategist, To Speak At Rwu On Feb. 13, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Feb 2019

Majora Carter, Urban Revitalization Strategist, To Speak At Rwu On Feb. 13, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Majora Carter, an urban revitalization strategist and Peabody Award-winning broadcaster, will come to Roger Williams University on Wednesday, Feb. 13, to speak about “Environmental Equality in Low-Status Communities: How a Clean Economy Fits in Our Shared Future.”


Rwu Launches Sophomore Year Program, Hannah Kaplan Feb 2019

Rwu Launches Sophomore Year Program, Hannah Kaplan

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Brooke LaVallie, a sophomore at Roger Williams University, just discovered something about herself: She is a leader.