News - Salve Regina University

Recent college grads affirm, praise, extol, et al. the value of their English majors

Several recent Salve Regina graduates with English degrees are returning to campus on Saturday to talk to current majors about the career paths their English degrees opened up for them when the university’s department of English and Communications hosts “Career Day” on...

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Salve sends 11 Nuala Pell Fellows to Washington, D.C. for leadership training

Eleven Salve Regina sophomores, all fellows of the Nuala Pell Leadership Development Program for 2015-2016, are spending three days in Washington, D.C. (Oct. 29-31) to meet with United States and international government officials, participate in meetings and engage in team-...

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Concert at chapel celebrates ‘The Light and Life of John La Farge’

Soprano Charlotte de Rothschild and pianist Adrian Farmer will perform a concert celebrating “The Light and Life of John La Farge through Music” during a special public performance on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Chapel on the campus of Salve Regina...

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UN staffers present public lecture commemorating organization’s 70th anniversary

As the United Nations celebrates its 70th anniversary this month, two UN staffers will speak on the global institution’s past accomplishments and future challenges during a public lecture at Salve Regina University. “The UN at 70: Taking Stock and Future Challenges” will be...

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Conference examines how Newport’s roots as global trade center defined America’s cultural and architectural development

As a key center of global trade, Newport occupied a principal place in the American landscape in the 17th and 18th centuries. Indeed, the social and economic relationships emanating from Newport spread out, linking Europeans, Africans, and Native Americans and shaping the...

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Faculty host public discussion Sept. 23 on Pope Francis’s second encyclical

The Pell Center at Salve Regina, in conjunction with Pope Francis’s historic visit next week to the U.S., is bringing together university faculty representing various departments to host a panel discussion focusing on the impact of Laudato si’, the Pope’s second encyclical...

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Salve Regina ranking jumps among nation’s best universities in 2016 ‘U.S. News & World Report’

Salve Regina University’s ranking among the best institutions of higher education in the United States jumped 14 spots from the previous year, earning accolades for both its undergraduate and graduate programs in an annual survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report. In...

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Salve Regina to celebrate Convocation, officially open 2015-2016 academic year

Barbara LoMonaco, Salve Regina’s new vice president for student affairs, will present the keynote address when the university community gathers on Tuesday, Sept. 8 to celebrate Convocation, an annual ceremony to welcome new students and officially open the academic year....

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National Park Service grant funds in-depth Revolutionary War battlefield study in Middletown

The Middletown battleground where one of the largest military operations of the Revolution took place in what was the first combined French-Colonial offensive of the war will be researched and mapped in depth by Salve Regina University students working in partnership with the...

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Former ADJ chair Lois A. Wims joins Worcester State University as provost

Lois A. Wims, the former chair of Salve Regina’s administration of justice department, has joined Worcester State University as its new provost and vice president for academic affairs. Wims, the first female police officer to serve in Central Falls, R.I. history, received her...

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