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University News

Philosopher explores different types of anger

March 18, 2014 0 comments

Martha Nussbaum cited the “Transition” anger utilized by political reformers such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahatma Gandhi as productive.

Two “Before I Die” walls were set up in Burnside Park and Grant’s Block. Pedestrians were invited to add to the temporary installations while passing by.

Metro

Temporary installations explore Providence’s creative side

March 13, 2014 0 comments

PopUp Providence, a program that introduces temporary installations designed to invigorate the area is now accepting proposals from the community.

Science & Research

Study probes attention-memory link

March 5, 2014 0 comments

When children engage certain attentional mechanisms, their IQ scores no longer predict how well they remember what they have seen, according to a new study.

The Mapping Arts Project, developed by Lara Stein Pardo, an artist and cultural anthropologist, explores African-American identity through art.

Features

Digital map of Providence reveals diasporic art history

February 27, 2014 0 comments

The Mapping Arts Project recently launched a digital map of Providence marking locations relevant to African diasporic art from the 1860s to the 1960s.

Fish ladder project hits delays due to site complications

Metro

Fish ladder project hits delays due to site complications

February 13, 2014 1 comment

The project, which is expected to add 200,000 river herring and 25,000 American shad, is now scheduled for completion in summer 2015.