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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

Featured News Story

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


Recipient Of The 2015 Alumni Distinguished Leadership Award, Gabriel Demombynes '89 Dec 2015

Recipient Of The 2015 Alumni Distinguished Leadership Award, Gabriel Demombynes '89

Alumni Distinguished Leadership Award

As an economist at the World Bank, Dr. Gabriel Demombynes works on issues of poverty and inequality in developing countries. He is best known for his work arguing for the greater use of the scientific method in evaluating international development programs. Together with co-author Michael A. Clemens, he published a groundbreaking critique of the Millennium Villages Project, a high-profile rural development project implemented in several communities in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Demombynes holds both a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering and a BA from the Plan II Liberal Arts Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin, as well ...


Recipient Of The 2015 Alumni Titan Award, Michael Suh '97 Dec 2015

Recipient Of The 2015 Alumni Titan Award, Michael Suh '97

Alumni Titan Award

Mr. Suh currently serves as the treasurer and chair of the Finance Committee for the IMSA Fund Board of Directors. Mr. Suh has been a loyal and generous donor to the IMSA Fund for 10 years. In 2006 he became an advocate for the IMSA Fund to establish an endowment program. His advocacy for “stability and investment” was a critical factor in influencing IMSA and the IMSA Fund to establish its first endowment. Mr. Suh graduated from the University of Chicago with a BA in Economics, Mathematics and Statistics and an Administration MBA from the University of Chicago in Analytic ...


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.


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.


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.


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.


Cedarville Magazine, Fall 2015: 1000 Days, Cedarville University Oct 2015

Cedarville Magazine, Fall 2015: 1000 Days, Cedarville University

Cedarville Magazine

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Alumnotes, Fall 2015, Cedarville University Oct 2015

Alumnotes, Fall 2015, Cedarville University

Alumnotes

No abstract provided.


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

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

Featured News Story

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.


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.


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.


Tradition Of Service Continues With Community Connections, Melissa A. Patricio Aug 2015

Tradition Of Service Continues With Community Connections, Melissa A. Patricio

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Freshmen glean new experiences, reap new skills from day of service.


Pacific Review Fall 2015, Alumni Association Of The University Of The Pacific Aug 2015

Pacific Review Fall 2015, Alumni Association Of The University Of The Pacific

Pacific Review

No abstract provided.


Rwu Athletics Announces Fourth Class Of Athletics Hall Of Fame, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Jul 2015

Rwu Athletics Announces Fourth Class Of Athletics Hall Of Fame, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Four athletes, one coach and one team to be inducted, another athlete to receive special recognition at ceremony on Oct. 24.


Student Engineers From Rwu Capture Top Honors In Faa Competition, Marissa Downes, Brian E. Clark Jul 2015

Student Engineers From Rwu Capture Top Honors In Faa Competition, Marissa Downes, Brian E. Clark

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Two teams of students awarded for innovative aviation solutions to improve jetway lighting, runway debris removal.


Justice Breyer Cites Alumnus In Supreme Court Decision, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University Jul 2015

Justice Breyer Cites Alumnus In Supreme Court Decision, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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In a sweeping dissent in a capital punishment case, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer cites Jesse Nason '02, '05L from 'Roger Williams School of Law Review.'


Southeastern Alumni Magazine- Summer 2015, Southeastern University - Lakeland Jul 2015

Southeastern Alumni Magazine- Summer 2015, Southeastern University - Lakeland

Southeastern Alumni Magazine

Now Open, Natural & Health Sciences Building.
The newly constructed home for the College of Natural and Health Sciences boasts 28,000 square feet and features laboratory classrooms for chemistry, biology, computer, and general science. The building houses a state-of- the-art nursing simulation lab and is home to Suzie, a fully intact mastodon.


Alumni Awards Recognize Outstanding Service, Engagement And Success, Justin Wilder Jun 2015

Alumni Awards Recognize Outstanding Service, Engagement And Success, Justin Wilder

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'Hidden gems' honored, 370 alumni celebrated during 5th Annual Alumni Weekend.


Pro Bono Collaborative: Safe Passage Through Guardianship, Michael M. Bowden Jun 2015

Pro Bono Collaborative: Safe Passage Through Guardianship, Michael M. Bowden

Featured News Story

The PBC’s guardianship project brings together a hospital, a law firm, RWU Law students and the parents of disabled children – and helps them all.


Pacific Review Summer 2015, Alumni Association Of The University Of The Pacific Jun 2015

Pacific Review Summer 2015, Alumni Association Of The University Of The Pacific

Pacific Review

No abstract provided.


From A Hurricane On Day One To The Twists And Turns Ahead – The Class Of 2015 Graduates, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University May 2015

From A Hurricane On Day One To The Twists And Turns Ahead – The Class Of 2015 Graduates, Public Affairs, Roger Williams University

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Words of wisdom from author and historian Nathaniel Philbrick highlight Commencement ceremony, as 1,123 students earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees.


Fulbright Scholar Anthony Salazar ’15 To Teach In Germany, Jill Rodrigues May 2015

Fulbright Scholar Anthony Salazar ’15 To Teach In Germany, Jill Rodrigues

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German and international relations graduate earns Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Scholarship to work with schoolchildren in Germany.


Father Inspired To Follow Daughter's Dominican Path, Sarah Gardner, Dave Albee May 2015

Father Inspired To Follow Daughter's Dominican Path, Sarah Gardner, Dave Albee

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When Jennifer Mac-Romero' 15 walked at Commencement on May 16, her father was in the audience with more than a proud look. He plans to follow her footsteps.


A First For Rwu, Ashley Barton ’15 Honored As Newman Civic Fellow, Sabrina Polin Apr 2015

A First For Rwu, Ashley Barton ’15 Honored As Newman Civic Fellow, Sabrina Polin

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Senior legal studies and creative writing major recognized for human rights activism and promoting freedom of speech.