News - Salve Regina University

‘Picturing War’ exhibition of photographs opens Feb. 13 at Hamilton Gallery

NEWPORT, R.I. – “Picturing War: Photographs by Claire Beckett and Suzanne Opton” will be on display at The Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery through Friday, March 7. The exhibit, curated by Michelle Lamuniere, is free and open to the public at the gallery, located in the Antone...

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Justin Dyer’s Atwood Lecture topic focuses on MLK’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’

NEWPORT, R.I. - Justin B. Dyer, assistant professor of political science at the University of Missouri, will present a lecture on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s  “Letter from Birmingham Jail” at Salve Regina University on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public...

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'Antigone' production reflects more realistic (colorful) portrayal of the ancients

NEWPORT, R.I. – Contrary to our traditional visions of white toga-clad citizens in a bleached out ancient landscape, new research has revealed evidence that the Greeks in fact created a vividly colorful world for themselves, a world that has been shrouded by theatrical...

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Danny Strong to be awarded university’s Pell Center Prize for Story in the Public Square

NEWPORT, R.I. – Emmy-winning screenwriter, producer and actor Danny Strong will be honored April 11 at Salve Regina University when he receives the second annual Pell Center Prize for Story in the Public Square, an award recognizing a contemporary storyteller whose work has...

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Historic preservation students’ field study finding presented in McKillop talk

NEWPORT, R.I. – Jon Marcoux, assistant professor of cultural and historic preservation, will discuss the preliminary results of Salve Regina’s 2013 archeological field season at the site of St. Giles Kussoe during a presentation he will give today at McKillop Library. Free...

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Graduate Jake Parker named director of government relations at SIA

NEWPORT, R.I. – Jake Parker, who earned a master’s degree in international relations from Salve Regina University, has been appointed director of government relations by The Security Industry Association (SIA). Parker previously served for more than 12 years in various...

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RI’s best high school artists exhibit their work at Hamilton Gallery

NEWPORT, R.I. – For the fifth consecutive year, nearly 200 of the state’s most talented young artists representing dozens of high schools throughout Rhode Island have their works in all mediums on display at Salve Regina University’s Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery, corner of...

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2-year project yields faculty reflections on Catholic Intellectual Tradition

NEWPORT, R.I. – A two-year project fostered by Salve Regina University’s office of mission integration to explore 2,000 years of “Catholic Intellectual Tradition” has resulted in a 40-page collection of faculty reflections on the topic. During the last two years, dozens of...

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Laura van den Berg to read from her short story collection, ‘The Isle of Youth’

NEWPORT, R.I. – Acclaimed fiction writer Laura van den Berg will read selections from her new short story collection, “The Isle of Youth,” at Salve Regina University on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public, the reading will be presented in the State Dining...

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Community invited to bring daughters to free multi-sport clinic at Salve Regina on Jan. 24

NEWPORT, R.I. – A free multi-sport clinic designed for girls in grades 2-6 is being offered to the public on Friday, Jan. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at Salve Regina University’s Rodgers Recreation Center. As part of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, members of the community are...

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