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Articles by Kate Kiernan (29)

While administrators highlighted the need for the University’s mail services to modernize, some students have questioned the outsourcing transition.

Campus reacts to outsourced Mail Services’ new system

September 4, 2014 2 comments

Students, faculty and staff members have expressed doubts about the new mailroom system’s efficiency amid an influx of packages at the semester’s start.

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Art history prof. remembered for wit, warmth and intelligence

July 19, 2014 0 comments

Rebecca Molholt Vanel, assistant professor of history of art and architecture, strongly believed in engaging with an object’s historical context.

U. signs controversial agreement to outsource mail operations

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U. signs controversial agreement to outsource mail operations

June 25, 2014 14 comments

Beginning Aug. 1, the University will work with office technology company Ricoh USA to improve mail delivery operations on campus.

University News

Federal complaints filed against U. in sexual assault case

May 23, 2014 11 comments

Legal Momentum, a nonprofit advocating for women’s legal rights, has filed charges with the U.S. Department of Education against the University.

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Spotlight on the Statehouse: April 3, 2014

April 3, 2014 0 comments

Legislators proposed and considered bills on health insurance coverage for opiate addiction and the expansion of access to higher education.

Because the University’s contract with Zipcar remains separate from Providence’s agreement, the 2,153 students sharing 23 zipcars on campus will remain unaffected by the city’s current debate.

Metro

Zipcar to renew Providence contract, add three new spots

March 20, 2014 0 comments

Zipcar is negotiating the terms of a new agreement with Providence to extend the company’s contract for an additional three years.

Metro

Bill calls for amending R.I. constitution

March 17, 2014 0 comments

The Rhode Island Senate approved two bills March 12 proposing to call the first constitutional convention the state has seen in 30 years.

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Spotlight on the Statehouse: March 13, 2014

March 13, 2014 0 comments

In proposed resolutions and legislation this week, the General Assembly targeted childhood education, renewable energy and health care delivery.

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Former mayor released from prison after charge vacated

March 4, 2014 0 comments

Former Central Falls Mayor Charles Moreau was released from federal prison Friday, and his conviction for federal program fraud was vacated.

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Spotlight on the Statehouse: Feb. 27, 2014

February 27, 2014 0 comments

The General Assembly reviewed budget proposals, a request for evidence in the 38 Studios suit and a bill to improve bus transportation for students.