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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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Salve Regina, ACE present free ‘March Into Reading’ children’s book festival March 5

For the 13th consecutive year, local children and their families are invited to participate in “March Into Reading,” a festival that celebrates literacy by bringing together children’s book authors and elementary school students on Aquidneck Island. This year’s public event...

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Salve students featured in ‘Where They Slept’ documentary on slave dwellings to air on RI-PBS

Rhode Island PBS will premiere the half-hour documentary "Where They Slept: Slave Quarters in Rhode Island" on Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. The program features Dr. Jon Marcoux and three of his students in Salve Regina’s Noreen Stoner Drexel Cultural and Historic Preservation program as...

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Author, MSNBC national reporter Irin Carmon presents public talk on global feminism

Irin Carmon, Israeli-American journalist who covers women, politics and culture as a national reporter at MSNBC, will present a public lecture at Salve Regina University on “The Internet & Global Feminism” on Tuesday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Bazarsky Lecture Hall, located...

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University campus awarded international arboretum designation

Salve Regina University’s 80-acre oceanside campus, which features 1,200 trees of 100 different species, has been recognized as an accredited arboretum by the Morton Arboretum’s ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program. The Level II accreditation acknowledges the University for...

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Nuala Pell Leadership students bring Advocacy Quilts exhibit to RI, launch global call for mercy

Salve Regina University will host an exhibition of 18 advocacy quilts that expose injustice around the world and also make a powerful plea for compassion. Open to the public, the exhibition, “A Global Call for Mercy - Vulnerable Communities Speak Out Through Quilts,” will run...

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Panel of information experts to advise students on critical importance of managing their cyber trails

A panel of experts on the criminal and societal dangers that swirl around the issues of information freedom, social media and privacy will advise undergraduate students at Salve Regina University about safely managing their digital footprints when they present a forum on “...

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