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Dr. Timothy Flanigan presents Atwood Lecture on volunteering in Liberia during Ebola outbreak

Dr. Timothy Flanigan, Catholic dean and professor of medicine and infectious diseases at Brown University Medical School who volunteered for two months in Liberia to train medical professionals in the fight against Ebola, will talk about the lessons he learned during the...

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Public invited to screening of climate change film, ‘This Changes Everything’

“This Changes Everything,” a film directed by Avi Lews and inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller of the same name, will be screened at Salve Regina University on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. Presented by the Pell Center for International Relations and...

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Newport String musicians perform selections from Dvorak on Jan. 31 at Ochre Court

A program of works for strings by Czech master Antonin Dvorak will be performed by the Newport Strings Project on Sunday, Jan. 31 at 3 p.m. at Salve Regina University’s Ochre Court, 100 Ochre Point Ave. Co-sponsored by Salve Regina’s department of music, theater and dance,...

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James Mournighan named Director of Residence Life and Off Campus Living

James Mournighan has been named Director of Residence Life and Off Campus Living, effective Feb. 8. Mournighan comes to Salve Regina from Worcester State University, where he has worked in the offices of Residence Life and Student Affairs since 2004, serving most recently as...

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Community partnership celebrated during ‘Salve Regina Day at Newport Hospital’ on Friday, Dec. 18

Two of the city’s largest employers – Newport Hospital and Salve Regina University – will celebrate a longstanding, multifaceted partnership that benefits the Aquidneck Island community in myriad ways when “Salve Regina Day at Newport Hospital” is held on Friday, Dec. 18 from...

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Racial tension, explosion of nativism: The 2015 Pell Center National Story of the Year

The resurgence of racial tension across the United States and the explosion of nativism in American politics have been named the Pell Center National Story of the Year. These often-intertwined narratives dominated headlines and the public discourse during much of 2015, a year...

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SRU Dance hosts fall performance, ‘Emergency,’ Dec. 11-12

Salve Regina University’s student-run dance organization, the SRU Dance Club, will be presenting its fall performance, “Emergency,” on Dec. 11-12 in the Rodgers Recreation Center. This fall show will feature 22 dances with styles varying from hip hop, jazz, tap, contemporary...

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Pell Center names Pawsox as Rhode Island Story of the Year

The sale of the Pawtucket Red Sox and the team’s possible move from that city, potentially to another state, has been selected as the Pell Center’s Rhode Island Story of the Year. The Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, the Pawsox have been a Rhode Island sports and...

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Salve Regina kicks off Jubilee Year of Mercy with candlelight ceremony on Dec. 8

The Salve Regina community will gather by candlelight to celebrate the opening of the university’s “Jubilee Year of Mercy” with a ceremony at the iconic iron gates at the entrance of Ochre Court on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 4-4:30 p.m. The public is welcome. The event, “Opening...

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Mercy Center welcomes public to multi-faith ‘Festival of Lights’ celebration Dec. 2 in Ochre Court

The public is invited to join the Salve Regina University community on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. for “Festival of Lights: A Jubilee of Mercy,” a multi-faith gathering to celebrate peace and justice in the world. Hosted for the 14th year by the university’s Mercy Center for...

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