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The ACLU of Rhode Island brought together journalists and other experts in a discussion on freedom of the press in today’s political climate and under the Trump administration.

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Journalists advocate for freedom of speech

March 15, 2019 0 comments

“If I were writing a lede here, it would be that the Trump administration has shown a blatant disrespect and disregard for civil liberties, which has reverberated around the globe,” said Karen Bordeleau, president of the New England First Amendment Coalition and former executive editor of The Providence Journal.

The main performance hall (depicted above) will house the University Orchestra’s concerts, as well as provide space for other artistic endeavors on campus.

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Arts community reacts to PAC design

March 6, 2019 0 comments

Following the unveiling of the design for the new campus Performing Arts Center last month, members of the Brown arts community are reacting to the building’s aesthetic and potential use. The Herald spoke with eight members of the arts community, all of whom reacted positively to the building’s design.

University strengthens QuestBridge partnership

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University strengthens QuestBridge partnership

February 27, 2019 0 comments

The University has increased the number of students given a full scholarship through the QuestBridge program from one student in the class of 2019 to 30 in the class of 2023, said Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

Panelists discuss importance of social activism

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Panelists discuss importance of social activism

February 22, 2019 0 comments

“I think we need to hate injustice and love people,” said activist Heather Booth in an intergenerational conversation about the past, present and future of community-level social activism Thursday night.

The Performing Arts Center, which will be located between Angell and Olive streets, should be completed in 2022 and will feature a main performance hall that can be transformed into several configurations.

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University unveils design of new Performing Arts Center

February 13, 2019 0 comments

The design of the new Performing Arts Center was announced today by the University and New York-based architecture firm REX, according to a University press release. The PAC, set for completion in 2022, will be located between Angell and Olive streets, The Herald previously reported.

Archaeology students presented on the diverse history of Providence. Topics included, bone analysis, the history of Chinese food in the city, the excavation of the site of a demolished mansion and the history of drag culture in Providence.

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Archaeology students showcase history of Providence

February 4, 2019 0 comments

Students from two archaeology courses — ARCH 0317: “Heritage in the Metropolis” and ARCH 1900: “The Archaeology of College Hill” — came together in Rhode Island Hall Friday to present the culmination of their semester-long collaboration to unearth hidden histories of Providence, both tangible and intangible.

University offers tuition deadline extension in light of government shutdown

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University offers tuition deadline extension in light of government shutdown

January 30, 2019 0 comments

The University is offering tuition deadline extensions to students whose parents are federal workers affected by the partial federal government shutdown, according to a Jan. 18 press release.

University sees record-high number of applicants for Class of 2023

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University sees record-high number of applicants for Class of 2023

January 22, 2019 0 comments

The University received 38,640 applications for the Class of 2023 — the most in its history, according to Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

Following external review, University defends tenure process

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Following external review, University defends tenure process

December 5, 2018 0 comments

Dating back to at least 1998, the New England Commission on Higher Education has criticized the University’s tenure procedures.

Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs Chas Freeman discussed the increasing tension between the United States and China.

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Former diplomat talks U.S.-China relations

November 13, 2018 0 comments

“It used to be a lot of fun to talk about U.S.-China relations, … but now here we are,” joked Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs Chas Freeman during his talk at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs last night.