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In Central Falls, A Bold Design Signals A Bright Future, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Dec 2015

In Central Falls, A Bold Design Signals A Bright Future, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Graphic design students from RWU team with city officials to create a modern, bold brand identity that also embraces the community’s history.


Designed To Inspire: Local Officials Laud Students' Work On Ferry Terminal, Melissa A. Patricio Dec 2015

Designed To Inspire: Local Officials Laud Students' Work On Ferry Terminal, Melissa A. Patricio

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Urban design studio partners with Fall River on City Pier Redevelopment Project via CPC.


Remembering The Holocaust With Rosalie Franks, Jill Rodrigues Dec 2015

Remembering The Holocaust With Rosalie Franks, Jill Rodrigues

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From her work on Steven Spielberg’s Holocaust survivors project to her RWU classroom, adjunct professor instills the importance of human rights and social justice.


Race In America, Then And Now: Reflections On The Impact Of The Selma-To-Montgomery March, Jill Rodrigues Dec 2015

Race In America, Then And Now: Reflections On The Impact Of The Selma-To-Montgomery March, Jill Rodrigues

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‘Freedom Journey’ exhibit and panel discussion examine the legacy of the historic 1965 events.


Our Racial Moment Of Truth: Pulitzer Prize Winner Isabel Wilkerson To Visit Rwu On Dec. 3, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Nov 2015

Our Racial Moment Of Truth: Pulitzer Prize Winner Isabel Wilkerson To Visit Rwu On Dec. 3, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Public invited to President’s Distinguished Speakers Series event featuring renowned author and journalist, one of the leading voices on race and equality in America.


Under Cover: The Art Of The Book With Rwu Librarians Lindsey Gumb And Heidi Benedict, Melissa Patricio Nov 2015

Under Cover: The Art Of The Book With Rwu Librarians Lindsey Gumb And Heidi Benedict, Melissa Patricio

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Creative Writing students go behind the pages to learn the basics of bookbinding.


Town Of Bristol, University Celebrate Initiatives Supported By Fund For Civic Activities, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Nov 2015

Town Of Bristol, University Celebrate Initiatives Supported By Fund For Civic Activities, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Nonprofits and community organizations join with Bristol and RWU officials to celebrate nearly $200,000 in funds awarded to approximately 130 projects since 2007.


Full Steam Ahead: Education Students Develop Custom Exhibit Proposals For Herreshoff Marine Museum, Sabrina Polin Nov 2015

Full Steam Ahead: Education Students Develop Custom Exhibit Proposals For Herreshoff Marine Museum, Sabrina Polin

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Interactive exhibits combine sailing basics with lessons in science, technology, engineering, art and math.


From Past To Present: Photographs Explore Change In Bristol, Jill Rodrigues Nov 2015

From Past To Present: Photographs Explore Change In Bristol, Jill Rodrigues

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A Roger Williams University project, in collaboration with the Bristol Historical & Preservation Society and Bristol Art Museum, examines town’s evolution throughout history in photographic exhibition and panel discussion.


University Awards $12k In Grants To Community Organizations In Bristol, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Nov 2015

University Awards $12k In Grants To Community Organizations In Bristol, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Funding to assist 10 groups with community projects focused on social services, arts, education and more.


Rwu Faculty Member Andrew Rhyne Named Finalist In Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Nov 2015

Rwu Faculty Member Andrew Rhyne Named Finalist In Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Rhyne is a contender for the People’s Choice Award and a $500,000 grand prize for creating real-time data analytics platform to enhance the detection of illegal wildlife trade.


Rwu Law Launches Legal Clinic For Disabled Veterans, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Nov 2015

Rwu Law Launches Legal Clinic For Disabled Veterans, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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A unique clinical collaboration pairs Rhode Island law students with seasoned attorneys to provide free legal services for military veterans seeking disability benefits.


Rwu Student Team Captures Regional Design-Build Championship, Madison Reslow Oct 2015

Rwu Student Team Captures Regional Design-Build Championship, Madison Reslow

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For the second-year in a row, Architecture and Construction Management team is among eight regional winners in the National Design-Build Student Competition.


Richard L. Bready Mount Hope Bay Sailing And Education Center 'Puts Rwu On The Map', Melissa A. Patricio Oct 2015

Richard L. Bready Mount Hope Bay Sailing And Education Center 'Puts Rwu On The Map', Melissa A. Patricio

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Multifunction facility to serve as a home for top ranked sailing team and a resource for STEM education.


Fun, Functional Fabric: Saahp Students Sweep Competition In Fabric Structures Challenge, Sabrina Polin Oct 2015

Fun, Functional Fabric: Saahp Students Sweep Competition In Fabric Structures Challenge, Sabrina Polin

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Projects by architecture graduate students claim first, second and third at the Industrial Fabrics Association International’s Student Design Challenge.


Hawk On The High Seas: Emma Wightman ’17 To Sail Across The Atlantic With Sea Semester, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Oct 2015

Hawk On The High Seas: Emma Wightman ’17 To Sail Across The Atlantic With Sea Semester, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Upper-level science undergrads from across the country will investigate global climate change while aboard a 134-foot brigantine en route from the Canary Islands to St. Croix.


Rwu Arboretum A Reality As Campus Earns Accreditation, Jill Rodrigues Oct 2015

Rwu Arboretum A Reality As Campus Earns Accreditation, Jill Rodrigues

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Home to more than 30 species of native and specimen trees, the RWU campus becomes an internationally accredited arboretum.


Toward A Greater Good: In The Heart Of Providence, Celebrating Community-Engaged Projects, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Oct 2015

Toward A Greater Good: In The Heart Of Providence, Celebrating Community-Engaged Projects, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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On the heels of the 'Roger’s Revolution' launch, Community Engagement Celebration provides a glimpse into student and faculty work across Rhode Island.


2015 Housing Fact Book Shows Rhode Islanders Struggle With Housing Costs, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Oct 2015

2015 Housing Fact Book Shows Rhode Islanders Struggle With Housing Costs, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University releases annual research report that analyzes Rhode Island housing trends.


Magnified Clam Image Captures Top Award In Noaa Photo Contest, Sabrina Polin Oct 2015

Magnified Clam Image Captures Top Award In Noaa Photo Contest, Sabrina Polin

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Aquatic Diagnostic Technician Kathryn Markey Lundgren’s carefully constructed image of a tiny Northern quahog wins first place in National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s aquaculture photo contest.


Funny Business: Susan Bedusa ’01 Helms National Lampoon Documentary, Sabrina Polin Sep 2015

Funny Business: Susan Bedusa ’01 Helms National Lampoon Documentary, Sabrina Polin

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The moose out front should’ve told you – go see alumna Susan Bedusa’s new film, Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon.


Raising An “Amoeba Army” To Fight A Deadly Intestinal Parasite, Sabrina Polin Sep 2015

Raising An “Amoeba Army” To Fight A Deadly Intestinal Parasite, Sabrina Polin

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Senior biology and chemistry major Joshua Leitao investigates amebiasis via American Society of Microbiology research fellowship.


University Implements Revolutionary New Core Purpose And Values, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Sep 2015

University Implements Revolutionary New Core Purpose And Values, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Rhode Island to benefit from experienced graduates and workforce development.


Gabelli School Of Business Senior Named Rhode Island Changemaker Fellow, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Sep 2015

Gabelli School Of Business Senior Named Rhode Island Changemaker Fellow, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Monica Canova selected for new fellowship program designed to integrate student leaders into Rhode Island’s entrepreneurship scene.


Reflecting On The 13th Amendment, 150 Years Later, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Sep 2015

Reflecting On The 13th Amendment, 150 Years Later, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Panel discussions, film screenings and guest lecturers to provide myriad opportunities for the community to engage in informed dialogue around the amendment ratified in December 1865 that abolished slavery in America.


Rwu Law Introduces Master’S In Law For Non-Lawyers, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Sep 2015

Rwu Law Introduces Master’S In Law For Non-Lawyers, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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RWU Law launches new Master of Studies in Law to offer legal education in a one-year program.


On Governor’S Working Groups, Rwu Experts Pitch In On Statewide Challenges, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Sep 2015

On Governor’S Working Groups, Rwu Experts Pitch In On Statewide Challenges, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Adriana Dawson, Anna Cano Morales, Judge Judith Savage, Doug White among team members named to task forces on women’s issues, criminal justice reform and cybersecurity.


Acclaimed Pianist, Composer Justin Kauflin To Perform Live@Rwu Series On Sept. 10, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Aug 2015

Acclaimed Pianist, Composer Justin Kauflin To Perform Live@Rwu Series On Sept. 10, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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One night earlier, Live@RWU to partner with Cable Car Cinema & Café in Providence for screening of “Keep on Keepin’ On."


Architecture Students To Partner In Developing Citywide Arboretum, Jill Rodrigues Aug 2015

Architecture Students To Partner In Developing Citywide Arboretum, Jill Rodrigues

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The Newport Tree Society will collaborate with students to create citywide reforestation plans and to preserve existing tree canopies.


Law Professor, Alumna Lead City Year Board, Michael M. Bowden Aug 2015

Law Professor, Alumna Lead City Year Board, Michael M. Bowden

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Professor Andy Horwitz and Stephanie Federico ‘03 co-chair advisory board of City Year Providence, aiming to dramatically cut dropout rates.