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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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Salve Regina, Bryant vocalists present ‘Voices in Harmony’ concert Nov. 9

NEWPORT, R.I. – Student vocalists from both Salve Regina and Bryant universities will team up to make music together when they present their 10th annual “Voices in Harmony” concert at Ochre Court on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. The performance, free and open to the public, will...

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Former Bush, Obama cybersecurity advisor presents public talk Nov. 6

NEWPORT, R.I. – Melissa Hathaway, former cybersecurity advisor for two presidential administrations, will present a public lecture focusing on how corporate America can better protect itself from cyber-attacks when she visits Salve Regina University on Wednesday, Nov. 6...

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Rep. Langevin presents cybersecurity lecture on Nov. 5

NEWPORT, R.I. – U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), co-founder of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus and co-chair of the bipartisan CSIS Commission on Cybersecurity, will be a guest of Salve Regina’s graduate “Terrorism and Transnational Crime” class when he speaks on the...

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Business leaders to participate in Corporate Cybersecurity Table Top Exercise Oct. 9 at Pell Center

NEWPORT, R.I. – Senior leaders and executives in the private sector will participate in a six-hour decision-based cybersecurity exercise to explore vulnerabilities, policies, mitigation strategies and more when the Pell Center hosts the Rhode Island Corporate Cybersecurity...

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