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Brady Scholarships awarded to 17 ADJ students

NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina’s Administration of Justice Department will present Frances M. and Stephen J. Brady Scholarship awards to 17 students who were chosen unanimously by faculty. A ceremony will be held on Monday, Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m. in Ochre Court to honor the...

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Former war crimes prosecutor presents public talk on Philippines atrocities during WWII

NEWPORT, R.I. – Allan A. Ryan, a former war crimes prosecutor and author of Yamashita’s Ghost: War Crimes, MacArthur’s Justice and Command Accountability, will present a lecture about the capture and execution of a Japanese general who was found to be responsible for horrific...

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Mercy Center hosts interfaith ‘Festival of Lights’ celebration Dec. 4

NEWPORT, R.I. – The public is invited to join the Salve Regina University community on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. for an interfaith gathering to celebrate peace and justice in the world. Hosted for the 12th year by the university’s Mercy Center for Spiritual Life, the “...

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Brady Scholarships awarded to 17 ADJ students

NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina’s Administration of Justice Department will present Frances M. and Stephen J. Brady Scholarship awards to 17 students who were chosen unanimously by faculty. A ceremony will be held on Monday, Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m. in Ochre Court to honor the...

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Pell Center creates ‘Story Board’ to build community of storytellers and scholars

In an expansion aimed at enhancing the study, celebration and practice of public storytelling, the Pell Center at Salve Regina University today named two dozen people to a newly created, at-large “Story Board” that will advise the Pell Center’s leadership on the development...

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Salve Regina awarded $1 million, will announce first named academic program in memory of Noreen Drexel

NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina University has received a $1 million gift from the Alletta Morris McBean Charitable Trust to endow its first named academic program. The gift and the naming of the Noreen Stonor Drexel Cultural and Historic Preservation Program will be formally...

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‘Inequality for All’ film documentary to be screened Nov. 19

NEWPORT, R.I. – A film documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country’s widening economic gap will be screened at Salve Regina on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. in Bazarsky Lecture Hall, located in O’Hare Academic...

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Shabana Basij-Rasikh discusses efforts to educate women in Afghanistan

NEWPORT, R.I. – Imagine a country where girls must sneak out to go to school, with deadly consequences if they get caught learning. This was Afghanistan under the Taliban and traces of that danger remain today. Shabana Basij-Rasikh, co-founder of the School of Leadership...

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Salve football hosts ‘Military Appreciation Day Game’ vs. Coast Guard on Nov. 9

NEWPORT, R.I. – The Salve Regina football team will line up in camouflaged gear to face the U.S. Coast Guard Academy at noon Saturday on Gaudet Field in Middletown, one of several gestures planned by the university to honor those who have served – past and present – in our...

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Salve Sailing Center hosts ‘Sister Esther Open’ Nov. 9-10

NEWPORT, R.I. – The second annual Sister Esther Open, a trophy regatta for collegiate men and women competing for teams in the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association, will be held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9-10 at the Salve Regina Sailing Center, located at the point...

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