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Yarnall presents: ‘How I Spent My Cyber-Sabbatical with 4,617 Drawings by John La Farge’

NEWPORT, R.I. – James L. Yarnall, professor and chairman of the art department at Salve Regina University who is a leading expert on American 19th century artist John La Farge, will present a public talk, “How I Spent My Cyber-Sabbatical with 4,617 Drawings by John La Farge...

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TED Talks creator Richard Saul Wurman to present commencement address

NEWPORT, R.I. – Richard Saul Wurman, the highly distinguished pioneer of information architecture who created and shared the TED conference from 1984-2002 and has authored 83 books on topics ranging from football to healthcare to city guides, will offer remarks to graduates...

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Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Andrea Elliott gives talk on ‘Islam in Post-9/11 America’

NEWPORT, R.I. – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Andrea Elliott, an investigative reporter for The New York Times, will present a public lecture, “One Decade, Many Lessons: Islam in Post-9/11 America,” when she visits Salve Regina University on Wednesday, April 2. Elliott’s...

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Danny Strong, Jim Taricani head distinguished lineup at Pell Center Public Story conference

NEWPORT, R.I. -- Emmy-winning screenwriter, producer and actor Danny Strong will join NBC-10’s I-Team founder Jim Taricani and other leading screen storytellers April 11 at the second annual Story in the Public Square conference, a partnership of Salve Regina University’s...

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Former Celtics player Chris Herren talks about addiction struggles

NEWPORT, R.I. - Former Boston Celtics guard Chris Herren will discuss his struggle with addiction at 7 p.m. tonight in the Rodgers Recreation Center on the campus of Salve Regina University. His presentation is sponsored by the Campus Activities Board’s spotlight committee....

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March Into Reading children's book festival is March 29

NEWPORT, R.I. – The 11th annual March Into Reading festival that brings together local families and authors in a celebration of children’s books, will be held Saturday, March 29 at Salve Regina University. Free and open to children of all ages and their families, the annual...

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Salve Regina presents 'The Fantasticks' at Casino Theatre

NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina’s department of music, theatre and dance will present its version of the world’s longest running musical, “The Fantasticks,” with several upcoming performances open to the public at the Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St. Performances will be given...

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Salve Regina hosts 9th French Film Festival March 23-April 3

NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina’s ninth annual French Film Festival will again bring a French flair to Newport with live music, wine tasting, raffles and six remarkable and unique films, all in French with English subtitles. The festival will run from March 23 to April 3. All...

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Veteran investigative journalist Jim Taricani heads panel at Story in the Public Square conference

NEWPORT, R.I. -- Pioneering TV investigative journalist Jim Taricani heads an award-winning lineup of screen storytellers who will show and discuss their work during the second annual Story in the Public Square conference April 11 at Salve Regina University’s Pell Center....

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Problem gambling is focus of March 28 panel discussion

NEWPORT, R.I. – A panel of nationally certified gambling counselors will facilitate a discussion about the interrelationship between problem gambling, domestic violence and substance abuse during a public presentation at Salve Regina University on Friday, March 28. Free and...

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