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Robotics students will review instruments for egg drop challenge

Students enrolled in the university symposium, “Robotics: The Professional Considerations of Global Business,” tomorrow morning will review conceptual drawings of the passive robotic devices they intend to build for a unique “egg drop” challenge next week. The poster board...

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McClanaghan, recently published in The New Yorker, will read from her book of poems, ‘River Legs’ on Sept. 25

Jen McClanaghan, assistant professor of English and writer in residence at Salve Regina, will host a public reading from her new book “River Legs,” a collection of poems that is garnering rave reviews and is currently a finalist for the National Poetry Series and The Dorset...

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Researcher probes the meaning of sex in Sept. 18 lecture about college’s ‘hookup culture’

Where else but in college can young adults learn so much, meet so many people and have so much fun? “Hookup sex” is a big part of this culture, nationwide, but while it’s supposed to come with no strings attached, this form of frequent, casual sex can create an enormous amount...

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Salve Regina ranked among nation’s best universities in 2015 'U.S. News' survey

Salve Regina University has again been ranked among the best institutions of higher education in the United States, earning accolades for both its undergraduate and graduate programs, in an annual survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2015 edition of U.S. News...

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Meschwitz featured on internationally syndicated program, ‘The Academic Minute’

Susan Meschwitz, assistant professor of chemistry, will talk about her research into the medicinal properties of honey when "The Academic Minute" airs Sept. 12 on WAMC Northeast Public radio, a program that is syndicated to more than 70 stations throughout North America....

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Karate team in Anchorage, Alaska to compete in national championships

Six athletes on Salve Regina’s karate team are traveling with their faculty advisor, Dr. JD Swanson, to compete in the 36th annual International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF) National Championships Sept. 5-7 in Anchorage, Alaska. The Salve contingent includes Madeline Berry...

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Opening reception for BOSS (Best of Salve Students) exhibit is Sept. 11 at Hamilton Gallery

An opening reception and awards ceremony for student artists whose work has been selected for BOSS Show 2014, the Best of Salve Students, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery. The public is welcome. BOSS Show is an annual survey...

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From campus to compost: Salve Regina saves cafeteria food scraps to benefit RI farms

Sodexo Dining Services has partnered with Rhode Island’s first full-service food scrap collection and commercial compost operation to save all food waste generated in the campus cafeteria for processing into high-quality compost for Rhode Island growers. Twice a week, The...

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McKinney will train high school counselors in China

Tricia McKinney, associate director of international enrollment, will share her expertise with high school counselors in China as a participant in EducationUSA China’s inaugural High School Counselor Training program to be held in Chengdu, China on Sept. 21-22. McKinney will...

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Pell Center partners with RIIFF, will screen two documentaries at film festival

As part of the 2014 Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Pell Center's Story in the Public Square initiative will be screening two documentary films on Saturday, Aug. 9 at the historic Jane Pickens Theater in downtown Newport. The afternoon begins with a 2 p.m....

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