News - Salve Regina University

Faculty awarded $173,800 Davis Grant, will engage community partners as co-educators to bolster civic learning

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 27, 2016) – Salve Regina faculty this fall are launching work on a three-year, grant-funded plan to intentionally infuse community engagement and civic learning into the university’s curriculum, a process enriched by community partners as co-educators.  ...

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Faculty, students to read excerpts from minority authors in observance of ‘Banned Books Week’

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 27, 2016) – Members of the Salve Regina community will line up to read excerpts from their favorite “Banned Books” to highlight how censorship disproportionately affects minority authors. The “Read Out,” which is sponsored by the university’s McKillop...

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‘Natural Selections’ exhibition blends interpretations of science and the natural world

NEWPORT, R.I. – (Sept. 23, 2016) – The creative work of three new England-based artists who blur the boundaries between the microscopic and the macroscopic will be featured when “Natural Selections”  is on exhibit Oct. 6-Nov. 9 at The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery on the...

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17th Mansion Run and Fun Walk is Oct. 22

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 23, 2016) – Registrations are now being accepted at www.salve.edu/run for Salve Regina’s 17th annual 5k Mansion Run and Fun Walk that starts and finishes on the university’s seaside campus. The event will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 during...

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Students to meet, interview refugees for class project on immigration, cultural diversity

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 22, 2016) – On the next two Saturdays, 22 Salve Regina University students will be meeting and interviewing clients from Providence’s Refugee Dream Center, after which they will transcribe and edit their interviews, and send the finished product back to...

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Pell Center announces public events lineup for fall

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 15, 2016) – Salve Regina University’s Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy will be presenting a wide array of public events this fall, with topics ranging from the ethical challenges of new technologies, to the history and legacy of...

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Lily Haseotes Bentas Center dedication honors service, generosity of Cumberland Farms executive

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 14, 2016) – A newly constructed 23,000-square-foot academic wing on Salve Regina’s seaside campus will be named in honor of Cumberland Farms Chairman of the Board Lily Haseotes Bentas for her longtime friendship and service to the university.   The Lily...

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Hamilton Gallery features ‘Best of Salve Students’ exhibition

NEWPORT, R.I. – (Sept. 13, 2016) – A juried exhibition featuring the artistry of Salve Regina students will open on Thursday, Sept. 15, at The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery.   Students, faculty and the general public are welcome to the opening reception and awards ceremony on...

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Salve Regina ranking jumps among nation’s best in ‘U.S. News & World Report’

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 13, 2016) – Salve Regina University’s ranking among the best institutions of higher education in the United States climbed four spots from the previous year in an annual survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report that was released today.   In the...

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Salve’s Class of 2020 urged be courageous amidst forces of the world

NEWPORT, R.I. (Sept. 6, 2016) – Sheltered comfortably beneath the Convocation tent, Salve Regina’s Class of 2020 received a warm welcome and plenty of sound advice as the university community gathered this afternoon amidst Tropical Storm Hermine to officially kick off the new...

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