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Providence plans for Roger Williams Park Welcome Center

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Providence plans for Roger Williams Park Welcome Center

February 21, 2019 0 comments

The shell of a property destroyed by fire has loomed outside Roger Williams Park for over a decade, but the city of Providence now has plans to redevelop the area.

In an event, which also featured University President Christina Paxson P’19, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) spoke about the lack of bipartisan progress in implementing climate change policy.

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Rhode Island Senator discusses climate change challenges

February 5, 2019 0 comments

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse D-RI, lamented the power of fossil fuel corporations to limit policy action on climate change in a keynote address Friday at the University.

The Providence City Committee on Ordinances voted down an amendment that would have restricted the number of students that could live together in various types of homes.

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City Council dismisses student housing ordinance

January 30, 2019 0 comments

Providence City Committee on Ordinances voted Jan. 29 to “continue indefinitely” a previously proposed amendment which would have restricted housing to no more than four undergraduate students per home across the city.

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management requires that offshore wind companies hold public comment meetings in Rhode Island because of its impact on economic activities like fishing. With the delay of the public meetings, many fishermen are concerned they have lost their chance to voice concerns.

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Government shutdown delays public hearings on Vineyard Wind project

January 28, 2019 0 comments

Despite the partial federal government shutdown ending, public comment meetings led by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management regarding Vineyard Wind’s plan to construct an offshore wind-turbine farm have been indefinitely postponed.

Legislators introduce Reproductive Health Care Act

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Legislators introduce Reproductive Health Care Act

January 24, 2019 0 comments

Sen. Gayle Goldin, D-Providence, and State Rep. Edith Ajello, D-Providence, filed the Reproductive Health Care Act — which would codify the legality of abortion into state law —  for the third year in a row on Jan. 15.

University to provide college counseling to Native American students

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University to provide college counseling to Native American students

December 7, 2018 0 comments

Next summer, the University will host College Horizons, a week-long program that directs college admission resources to Native American high school students.

Van Wickle Ventures enables student investing

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Van Wickle Ventures enables student investing

November 26, 2018 0 comments

The soft launch of Van Wickle Ventures, a new student-run venture fund that invests in Brown- and Rhode Island School of Design-affiliated companies, is currently underway, according to Co-founders Sophie Starck ’20 and John Diorio ’20.