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Providence expects second fiscal surplus in two years

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Providence expects second fiscal surplus in two years

October 15, 2017 0 comments

Last Wednesday, Mayor Jorge Elorza announced that Providence is expecting a $10 million surplus for fiscal year 2017.

Kennedy Plaza to be redesigned

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Kennedy Plaza to be redesigned

September 10, 2017 0 comments

Providence’s central bus hub, Kennedy Plaza, will undergo another facelift, announced Mayor Jorge Elorza on Aug. 31.

University professor, Providence councilwoman discuss female activism

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University professor, Providence councilwoman discuss female activism

March 15, 2017 0 comments

Matos and Francoise Hamlin talked about their perspectives on women taking political action at an event.

U. appoints academic director of executive master’s program

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U. appoints academic director of executive master’s program

February 3, 2017 0 comments

Peter Hollmann ’76 MD’79 was named the new academic director of the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program at the School of Professional Studies.

The Providence Gay Men’s Chorus performed a song written in the wake of the Pulse Nightclub shooting for the first time ever Tuesday.

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TAPS stages response to Orlando shooting

November 3, 2016 0 comments

The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies collaborated with the Wilbury Theater Group Tuesday night to perform “After Orlando.”

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Improv Fest brings national, global troupes to Providence

September 21, 2016 0 comments

The 13th annual Providence Improv Fest will take place this weekend in downtown Providence with nonstop shows, workshops and after-parties.

Participants line up to share a meal at last year’s Black Heritage Series event celebrating local Cape Verdean residents and culture. This year’s celebration will take place March 19, featuring multiple performances.

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Black Heritage Series celebrates Cape Verdean women in Providence

March 17, 2016 0 comments

The Black Heritage Series will host Força Di Kriola: A Celebration of Cape Verdean Women and Culture Saturday, March 19.

Festival brings traditional, contemporary Chinese acts to College Hill

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Festival brings traditional, contemporary Chinese acts to College Hill

February 16, 2016 0 comments

The Chinese Students and Scholars Association’s sold-out Spring Festival Gala started at 7:30 Sunday night, but the Salomon Hall lobby was packed by 6:45.

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Professor, grad students make 3D scanning accessible, accurate

February 2, 2016 0 comments

Gabriel Taubin and Daniel Moreno GS recently designed an algorithm allowing ordinary smart phones and digital cameras to become 3D scanners.

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BrownConnect 2.0 to feature funding search tool

October 30, 2015 0 comments

The Center for Careers and Life After Brown will launch BrownConnect 2.0 Nov. 5.