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Mackubin Thomas Owens to present public lecture on 'American Foreign Policy: Prudence and Principles'

Mackubin Thomas Owens, professor at the Institute for World Politics in Washington, D.C. and senior fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute, will present a public lecture on “American Foreign Policy: Prudence and Principles” at Salve Regina University on Monday, April...

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario presents public lecture on April 13

Sonia Nazario, author of “Enrique’s Journey,” her Pulitzer Prize-winning account of a Honduran boy’s struggle to find his mother – and a better life – in America, will talk about her work when she presents a public lecture at Salve Regina University on Monday, April 13 at 7:...

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Michelle Kwan to present commencement address, be awarded honorary degree

Michelle Kwan, the most decorated figure skater in U.S. history who now devotes her time to public service as a State Department official and Special Olympics International board member will present the commencement address and be awarded an honorary doctorate in humane...

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Platon, world-renowned photographer, human rights advocate presents Atwood Lecture April 9

Platon, the internationally-renowned photographer and human rights advocate best known for capturing iconic portraits of more than 100 world leaders, will present a public lecture and presentation of his work when he visits Salve Regina University in April. Platon will...

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Desrosiers presents public lecture on Justice Florence Kerins Murray

Marian Desrosiers, a two-time Fulbright Scholar and adjunct professor of history and humanities at Salve Regina, will talk about the groundbreaking career of Justice Florence Kerins Murray when she presents “Patriot, Public Servant, Distinguished Jurist, and Champion of the...

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Ceramics exhibitions held in conjunction with National Ceramics Conference in RI

In conjunction with the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts conference in Rhode Island next week, Salve Regina’s art department will present two special exhibitions that will run simultaneously on campus – “Gerry Williams: Effigies in Clay” in the Dorrance H....

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Certified Salve students offer free tax help for public

Salve Regina University accounting students in cooperation with AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) will conduct a tax service that is open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday through April 15 in McKillop Library, first floor. Tax students of Paul...

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Salve Regina offers fee-free transfer applications to Sweet Briar students

The admissions office at Salve Regina will accept transfer applications from current students at Sweet Briar University with no application fee prior to an extended priority deadline of April 1. “I believe that students who found a home in the family atmosphere provided by...

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Salve Regina, ACE present ‘March Into Reading’ children’s book festival March 20-21

For the 12th consecutive year, local children and their families will be participating in “March Into Reading,” a two-day festival that celebrates reading by bringing together children’s book authors and elementary school students on Aquidneck Island. This year’s event will...

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The only man in the convent: Local author recounts two years spent in Jamaican orphanage

There are few benefits to the being the only man in the convent, or being the only “big brother” to 250 boys in an orphanage. But for local author Jay Sullivan, those benefits include broadened perspective, deeper insight and greater compassion. Sullivan, author of “Raising...

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