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As Civic Scholars, Rwu Graduates Ready To Change The World, Jill Rodrigues May 2019

As Civic Scholars, Rwu Graduates Ready To Change The World, Jill Rodrigues

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From committing to service on their first day as students to a deep dive into community-engaged work and real-world research projects, the Class of 2019 embodies civic scholarship at RWU.


Class Of 2019 Graduate Students Urged To “Make A Difference”, Jill Rodrigues May 2019

Class Of 2019 Graduate Students Urged To “Make A Difference”, Jill Rodrigues

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In RWU’s first annual Graduate Commencement, speakers challenge graduate students to change the world.


Rwu Business Students Develop 10-Year R.I. Business And Economic Report For State Government Officials, Jill Rodrigues May 2019

Rwu Business Students Develop 10-Year R.I. Business And Economic Report For State Government Officials, Jill Rodrigues

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Analyzing key business and economic factors from 2008-2017, findings from the report have been released on the R.I. Secretary of State website.


Hawks Soar Past The Challenge: Rwu Day Of Giving Breaks Records, Jill Rodrigues May 2019

Hawks Soar Past The Challenge: Rwu Day Of Giving Breaks Records, Jill Rodrigues

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Participation more than doubled, raising the most funds ever on an annual Day of Giving.


A Celebration Of Community Engagement, Julia Rubin Apr 2019

A Celebration Of Community Engagement, Julia Rubin

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On Wednesday, April 24, students, faculty, staff, and community members, gathered to recognize more than 80 collaborative projects that have bolstered community initiatives and instilled in students important skills for the future.


Arcade Exhibit Showcases Rwu History Professor’S Research, Edward Fitzpatrick Jun 2018

Arcade Exhibit Showcases Rwu History Professor’S Research, Edward Fitzpatrick

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Research focuses on the Narragansett Pacer, the first “truly American” breed of horse, featured in “The Last of the Mohicans”.


6 Questions On: Providing Expert Witness Testimony For Asylum-Seekers, Jill Rodrigues Jun 2018

6 Questions On: Providing Expert Witness Testimony For Asylum-Seekers, Jill Rodrigues

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Rwu Students Work With Organization That Helps Intellectually Disabled Students Transition To Jobs, Juan Siliezar Jun 2018

Rwu Students Work With Organization That Helps Intellectually Disabled Students Transition To Jobs, Juan Siliezar

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This hands-on experience shows how community-engaged writing projects help students develop key writing, teamwork and research skills.


Rwu Students Design Graphics And Website For R.I.’S First Teen Recovery Center, Juan Siliezar Jun 2018

Rwu Students Design Graphics And Website For R.I.’S First Teen Recovery Center, Juan Siliezar

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Students partnered with The Providence Center to develop graphics and a fully functioning website for the organization’s new teen center.


Rwu Graduate Wins Tony Award As A Producer Of “The Band’S Visit”, Edward Fitzpatrick Jun 2018

Rwu Graduate Wins Tony Award As A Producer Of “The Band’S Visit”, Edward Fitzpatrick

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Roger Williams University alumnus Charlie Stone received a Tony Award on June 10 as a producer of “The Band’s Visit,” which swept the Radio City Music Hall ceremonies with 10 awards, including best new musical.


Marching Toward The Finish​, Juan Siliezar May 2018

Marching Toward The Finish​, Juan Siliezar

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A quick look at the work master's of architecture students are presenting as part of their graduate thesis.


Learning To Market A Labor Of Love, Juan Siliezar Apr 2018

Learning To Market A Labor Of Love, Juan Siliezar

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To help take a small business to the next level, RWU students learn the art it takes to make its signature treat.


The Alumni Connection: Tv Producer Shares Field-Reporting Experience With Journalism Students, Jill Rodrigues Apr 2018

The Alumni Connection: Tv Producer Shares Field-Reporting Experience With Journalism Students, Jill Rodrigues

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Kathleen Kiely ’13 takes students into the field as she reports for WCVB TV’s “Chronicle”. Jill Rodrigues.


The Roots Of Racism And The Challenge Of “White Fragility”, Edward Fitzpatrick Mar 2018

The Roots Of Racism And The Challenge Of “White Fragility”, Edward Fitzpatrick

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The New York Times on March 19 reported that a sweeping new study found that black boys in America end up earning less than white boys with similar backgrounds, even when they’re raised in wealthy, two-parent families in good neighborhoods.


Bristol/Rwu Cooperative Committee Accepting Applications From Local Groups, Individuals, Edward Fitzpatrick Mar 2018

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

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Spring is in the air, so that means it’s time for local groups and residents to submit applications for the Fund for Civic Activities, run by the Town of Bristol/Roger Williams University Cooperative Committee.


Rwu Stay Break Part I: A Real-World Dive Into R.I.’S Food Insecurity Issues, Jill Rodrigues Mar 2018

Rwu Stay Break Part I: A Real-World Dive Into R.I.’S Food Insecurity Issues, Jill Rodrigues

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Students apply their hands-on lessons in food insecurity issues to make an advocacy pitch to state legislators.


Rwu Students Help Gloria Gemma Research Programs For Children Whose Parents Have Cancer, Juan Siliezar Dec 2017

Rwu Students Help Gloria Gemma Research Programs For Children Whose Parents Have Cancer, Juan Siliezar

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The hands-on experience provided students with teamwork, research and writing skills they can use upon graduation.


Alexander Castro ’14 Captures 2016 Rhode Island Press Association Award, Jill Rodrigues Jun 2016

Alexander Castro ’14 Captures 2016 Rhode Island Press Association Award, Jill Rodrigues

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Part of the first class of journalism grads at Roger Williams, Castro takes first place in arts criticism.


Roger Williams University Recognizes Alumni Achievements At Annual Awards Ceremony, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Jun 2016

Roger Williams University Recognizes Alumni Achievements At Annual Awards Ceremony, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Mark Fallon ’78, Megan Alves ’91 and Theresa Agonia ’13 honored for their contributions to society, university community.


Rwu’S Construction Management Professional Advisory Board Names Bill Tracey “Distinguished Person Of The Year”, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University May 2016

Rwu’S Construction Management Professional Advisory Board Names Bill Tracey “Distinguished Person Of The Year”, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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TRAC Builders Inc. Founder and President honored for contributions to CMPAB and Construction Management program at Roger Williams University.


Passion, Potential And The Power Of 'Yes' – The Class Of 2016 Graduates, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University May 2016

Passion, Potential And The Power Of 'Yes' – The Class Of 2016 Graduates, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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WaterFire Providence Creator Barnaby Evans calls for passion and purpose as 1,045 students earn bachelor's and master's degrees.


Women's Lacrosse Wins First-Ever Ccc Championship, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University May 2016

Women's Lacrosse Wins First-Ever Ccc Championship, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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With a big victory in their first CCC championship title, the Hawks move on to the NCAA tournament.


Student Team Leads Brand Coventry Campaign To Promote Town’S History, Community, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University May 2016

Student Team Leads Brand Coventry Campaign To Promote Town’S History, Community, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Via the Community Partnerships Center, a team of public relations students partner with Celebrate Coventry! Committee to promote the Town as tourist destination.


American Red Cross Partners With Rwu Students For 100 Years Of Service Campaign, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Apr 2016

American Red Cross Partners With Rwu Students For 100 Years Of Service Campaign, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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As part of a Community Partnerships Project, students create traveling exhibit that celebrates 100 years of service led by the Rhode Island chapter.


Students Capture Third Place In Student Advertising Competition, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Apr 2016

Students Capture Third Place In Student Advertising Competition, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Interdisciplinary team scores third-place seat for project-based course work.


Earth Fest Promises Environmentally Friendly Fun On Campus, Nadine M. Hapst Apr 2016

Earth Fest Promises Environmentally Friendly Fun On Campus, Nadine M. Hapst

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Following the launch of a Conservation Corps to address climate change through reforestation, the annual Earth Day celebration continues to build on efforts at RWU with a day of environmental-education activities.


Danielle Lavoie ’18 Named An Noaa 2016 Hollings Scholar, Jill Rodrigues Apr 2016

Danielle Lavoie ’18 Named An Noaa 2016 Hollings Scholar, Jill Rodrigues

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Sophomore marine biology major selected for prestigious national scholarship and full-time summer internship in a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research lab.


Marine Biology Faculty Member Contributes Veterinary Expertise, Amy Dunkle Apr 2016

Marine Biology Faculty Member Contributes Veterinary Expertise, Amy Dunkle

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With deep expertise in aquatic veterinary science, Roxanna Smolowitz continues to lead research investigating the health or disease of marine animals.


Students Engineer Solution To Public Health Issue In Dominican Republic, Jill Rodrigues Mar 2016

Students Engineer Solution To Public Health Issue In Dominican Republic, Jill Rodrigues

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Student chapter of Engineers Without Borders dispatches to rural village to build invention that replaces open-fire cooking.


Students Embark On Stay Break To Help Address Food Needs In Ri Communities, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Mar 2016

Students Embark On Stay Break To Help Address Food Needs In Ri Communities, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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A group of 17 students embark on the University’s first Stay Break to help local nonprofits address prevalent community issues.