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Student luxury housing developers to save $19 million over 20 years

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Student luxury housing developers to save $19 million over 20 years

October 12, 2018 0 comments

On Oct. 4, the Providence City Council approved the use of a tax stabilization agreement for the construction of a new “mixed-use” apartment complex, Edge College Hill II.

Raimondo prioritizes free tuition in campaign

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Raimondo prioritizes free tuition in campaign

September 23, 2018 0 comments

In the 2018 Rhode Island gubernatorial race, Gov. Gina Raimondo has spearheaded college affordability with the proposed expansion of her key initiative, Rhode Island Promise.

Chris Hayes ’01 encouraged his audience and readers of his book, “A Colony in a Nation,” to vote in elections for officials of the criminal justice system, as these elections often have low turnout.

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Hayes ’01 talks mass incarceration, policing

September 23, 2018 0 comments

Chris Hayes ’01, author and host of the MSNBC show “All In with Chris Hayes,” came back to his old stomping ground this weekend to talk about his new book and the current state of American politics.

Incumbent candidate Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., will be challenged in the Democratic primaries Sept. 12. He has publicly denounced the Trump administration's policies and is a staunch supporter of climate protections.

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Republican, Dem. races for Senate hotly contested

September 9, 2018 0 comments

The Sept. 12 primaries for an open U.S. Senate seat in Rhode Island are fast approaching as both Democratic and Republican candidates attempt to catch their party’s nomination and position themselves to defeat incumbent Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I.

While the final round of the College Championship aired Friday, Gaur has had to keep his victory a secret since the episode’s taping in March.

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Gaur ’21 wins ‘Jeopardy!’ Championship

April 22, 2018 0 comments

In a gripping final round that aired Friday, April 21, Dhruv Gaur ’21 was crowned the “Jeopardy!” College Championship grand prize winner, taking home $100,000.

Dhruv Gaur ’21 poses with Alex Trebek on the Los Angeles set of “Jeopardy!” during the filming of the competition in March. Gaur said he has enjoyed trivia and the show since he was a child.

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Gaur ’21 to compete on ‘Jeopardy!’

April 10, 2018 0 comments

Dhruv Gaur ’21 will appear on an episode of “Jeopardy!” College Championship tonight to represent the University. Gaur joins 14 other students from colleges across the United States to compete in the quiz competition for a $100,000 prize.

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Applications open for postdoctoral fellowship

April 2, 2018 0 comments

Funded through the President’s Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, the University’s Native American and Indigenous Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship is currently accepting applications.

Math professor wins Sloan Research Fellowship

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Math professor wins Sloan Research Fellowship

February 27, 2018 0 comments

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Melody Chan won a Sloan Research Fellowship, an award that recognizes 126 promising young scientific researchers from the United States and Canada.

The inductees were celebrated at the Providence City Hall for their work in 2017. Those honored dedicated significant time and effort to serving their community and  the constant pursuit of civil rights.

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Community activists honored at annual ceremony

January 31, 2018 0 comments

Three Providence community activists were inducted into the 15th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hall of Fame at a ceremony held at City Hall Wednesday evening. The event honored the late Philip Addison Jr., Pilar McCloud and Mary Jones for upholding King’s legacy.

Growing CS department struggles to pay all TAs

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Growing CS department struggles to pay all TAs

January 24, 2018 0 comments

As computer science becomes increasingly popular, paying all of its undergraduate teaching assistants has become a challenge for the department.