Rashid Zia ’01 named Dean of the College

By June 24, 2018

When Rashid Zia ‘01 graduated from the University with degrees in both English and engineering, he could not have known that he would one day become Dean of the College.

University, grad students finalize pre-election agreement for unionization

By July 2, 2018

On June 21, Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and the University finalized an agreement outlining the terms for holding an election on graduate student unionization after nearly a year of negotiations.

Anderson ’18 selected by the New York Yankees in MLB Draft

By June 19, 2018

Reid Anderson ’18 will be trading in his brown, red and white jersey for pinstripes next season, as the senior right-handed pitcher was selected by the New York Yankees in the 40th and final round of the MLB draft last Thursday.

Headstone brings recognition to Sissieretta Jones, pioneering black opera singer

By June 8, 2018

Though black opera singer and Providence native Sissieretta Jones was the highest paid black performer of her time, she passed away in relative obscurity 85 years ago, leaving an unmarked grave. This weekend, bookstore Stages of Freedom will change that.

Partners HealthCare, Care New England settle on merger plan

By June 2, 2018

Following Partner HealthCare’s and Care New England’s definitive agreement to merge May 23, President Christina Paxson P’19, previously a vocal critic of the merger, stated in a press release that she was “optimistic” about the acquisition deal.