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Salve Regina, Day One host public forum, training session to fight the commercial sexual exploitation of children

The commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC), an alarming crime that is growing in Rhode Island and throughout the U.S., will be the topic of an open community training session and forum at Salve Regina University on Tuesday, April 12. Free and open to the public,...

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U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black to present commencement address, receive honorary degree

Dr. Barry Black, the first African American to serve as chaplain of the United States Senate, will return to his alma mater to address the graduating class and be awarded an honorary doctorate when Salve Regina University celebrates its 66th commencement on Sunday, May 15....

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Public invited to student recital on April 2 at Salve Regina

Salve Regina’s department of Music, Theatre and Dance will present a student recital on Saturday, April 2 at 4 p.m. Free and open to the public, the recital will be presented in Angelus Hall, which is located behind the university’s chapel on Ochre Point Avenue. The program...

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Student filmmakers to premiere ‘The Final Cut’ on April 1

“The Final Cut,” a horror-slasher short film – the first produced by Salve Regina’s student-run film production club – will premiere on Friday, April 1. Free and open to the public, the screening will be presented at 6 p.m. in Bazarsky Lecture Hall, located in O’Hare Academic...

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William Issel to present McGinty Lecture on Lyndon Johnson and the progress of racial justice

Dr. William Issel, professor of history emeritus at San Francisco State University and the John E. McGinty Distinguished Chair in History at Salve Regina University for 2015-2016, will present the spring McGinty Lecture, “The Great Society at 50: Lyndon Johnson and the...

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‘Four Faces of Truth’ author Harriette Rinaldi explores tactical, ideological links among modern genocidal regimes

Harriette C. Rinaldi, the former CIA officer whose book, “Four Faces of Truth,” explores the horrific rise to power of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, will talk about her work and draw comparisons of Khmer Rouge to other genocidal regimes like ISIS, when she visits Salve Regina...

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Salve Regina hosts 11th French Film Festival April 3-14

Six thought-provoking films, including the 1959 classic, “Hiroshima Mon Amour,” will be featured when Salve Regina University presents its French Film Festival April 3-14 in Newport. All films and special festival events are open to the public and will be presented on the...

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Students take spring break bus tour of Civil Rights Movement

Twenty-eight Salve Regina students will spend their spring breaks (March 18-26) expanding their understanding of the Civil Rights Movement as they climb aboard a southbound bus to explore the key sites of the era, interacting with significant participants in one of the most...

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Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Javier Manzano to receive 2016 Pell Center Prize for Story in the Public Square

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and documentary filmmaker Javier Manzano, whose career has taken him to Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Nigeria, among many other places, has been named the 2016 winner of the Pell Center Prize for Story in the Public Square. The prize...

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Expert panelists to lead ‘Watershed in Focus’ community forum at Salve Regina

The Pell Center at Salve Regina University is hosting a community event, “Watershed in Focus,” on Wednesday, March 16 at 7 p.m. in Bazarsky Lecture Hall, located in O’Hare Academic Center on Ochre Point Avenue. The event is free and open to the public. Moderated by Jameson...

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