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Associate Dean of Biological Sciences Marjorie Thompson dies

Marjorie Thompson ’74 PhD’79 P’02 P’07 P’09 P’12 P’14 P’16, associate dean of biological sciences, died Monday afternoon while on leave from the University.

Heroin, opioid overdoses rise in R.I. as state works to combat crisis

The Rhode Island Department of Health unveiled new numbers earlier this month on the rise of heroin and opioid overdoses in the state.

Prof. emeritus Anthony Davids ’49 dies

Anthony Davids ’49, professor emeritus of psychology, died Tuesday morning.

State to hold hearings on whether to delay exam graduation requirement

The Council on Elementary and Secondary Education voted to hold hearings on the recommendation to delay the implementation of the NECAP.


Adrift in the Ocean State

For Rhode Island’s homeless population, service providers offer some answers — and some obstacles.


‘Violet’ finds meaning in the skin-deep

“Violet,” directed by Skylar Fox ’15, deals with problems of appearance, and avoiding the cliche, it does not discredit the power of the superficial.

‘Iolanthe’ is the seventh of Gilbert and Sullivan’s 14 comedic operas produced between 1871 and 1896.

Gilbert and Sullivan hits high note with ‘Iolanthe’

The comic opera focuses on forbidden love between a fairy and the half-mortal Strephon.

Editorial: ISIS requires a real coalition

There are humanitarian reasons for dedicating American forces to this fight, but we should consider the long-term consequences of our intervention.

Feldman ’15: A Ray of mismanagement

Through this scandal, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has displayed questionable integrity, which has elevated the public’s distrust of the NFL.

Kenyon GS: Baseball striking out — the demise of America’s pastime

In Cooperstown, the winds of change are picking up; change for MLB, fans and the heartbeat of my hometown.


Lawrence Lessig, professor of law at Harvard, argues for broadening public involvement in the financing of political campaigns.

Law professors debate campaign finance reform

September 18, 2014 | 0 comments