News - Salve Regina University

Whitehouse, Langevin among experts attending cybersecurity panel discussion

NEWPORT, R.I. – U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), two of the state’s leading advocates for developing cybersecurity defense and raising awareness, will be among the experts leading a panel discussion on “Improving Critical Infrastructure...

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New Report: U.S. criminal justice system diverges from global perspective of incarceration

NEWPORT, R.I. — Locking up the same people over and over again points to failures in the American penal system. In a compelling study released today by the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy, fellow Carolyn Deady explores why America’s prison population...

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Salve Regina joins national study abroad initiative, aims to double participation

NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina University, already ranked among the top colleges in the nation in study abroad participation, is one of just two Rhode Island institutions that have joined the Institute of International Education’s five-year Generation Study Abroad initiative...

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Molecular Gastronomy Day exposes students to emerging science of cooking

NEWPORT, R.I. – Miley Cafe will be turned into a chemistry lab of sorts next week when Sodexo Dining Services and undergraduate chemistry students at Salve Regina team up to help prepare and serve a menu based on the principles of molecular gastronomy. “Molecular Gastronomy...

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Students to take spring break bus tour of civil rights movement

NEWPORT, R.I. – About 20 Salve Regina students will spend their spring break (March 7-15) aboard a rolling classroom community tour of the civil rights movement aimed to expand their understanding of one of the most important social movements of our time. Students...

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Lee Mun Wah, Traciana Graves present public talks as part of Multicultural Education Week

NEWPORT, R.I. – Lee Mun Wah, an internationally renowned Chinese American documentary filmmaker, author, poet, Asian folkteller, educator, community therapist and master diversity trainer, will serve up one of his “Stirfry Seminars” on diversity training when he visits Salve...

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Documentary screening reveals America as the ‘land of the addicted’

NEWPORT, R.I. – “American Addict,” the documentary film depicting our nation’s frightening obsession with prescription pills and narcotics will be screened at Salve Regina University on Thursday, Feb. 27, and followed by a moderated discussion. The 7 p.m. screening at...

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Student filmmakers invited to submit project addressing child poverty and vie for $1,000 prize

NEWPORT, R.I. -High school and undergraduate college students are being challenged to address the pressing issue of childhood poverty in a filmmaking contest. The competition is part of Story in the Public Square, a joint initiative of the Pell Center at Salve Regina...

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Madrigals serve up meal, entertainment at Cabaret Dinner on Feb. 21

NEWPORT, R.I. – The public is invited to an evening of fine dining and entertainment when Salve Regina’s department of music, theatre and dance will host its 16th annual Cabaret Dinner on Friday, Feb. 21 in Ochre Court. The evening begins at 7 p.m. in the state dining room...

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Extensions Dance Company presents spring concert Feb. 27-March 1

NEWPORT, R.I. – Extensions Dance Company, Salve Regina University’s select group of dancers, will be presenting their annual spring concert with performances Feb. 27-March 1 at the Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St. Open to the public, performances will be held at 8 p.m. on...

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