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Articles by Robert Webber (5)

Arts & Culture

Author reveals dark side of Peter Pan

April 13, 2012 0 comments

“He’s not a little boy who won’t grow up,” said writer Jenny Boully. “He’s an old lusty goat. He’s taking advantage of his boy body to frolic with the nymphs.”

Science & Research

Neural study examines image-specific responses

April 13, 2012 0 comments

  In a study published Thursday in the journal Neuron, Professor of Neuroscience David Sheinberg and Luke Wolosyzn GS argue for the existence of small neural networks that fire up when we look at different images. 

Arts & Culture

Black Lavender gives voice to marginalized playwrights

April 6, 2012 0 comments

This week, the Department of Africana Studies is presenting the Black Lavender Experience, a festival of work by black queer playwrights. With four days of performances, staged readings and discussions, the festival aims to give exposure to a group whose voices are often underrepresented in national discussions of sexuality.

University News

Library workers unhappy with payroll shift

March 22, 2012 0 comments

The union of library workers may file a grievance against the University, citing its failure to negotiate upcoming payroll changes, said Karen McAninch ’74, business agent for the United Service and Allied Workers union, which represents custodial and library employees of the University.

Metro

Bill would end R.I. incinerator ban

March 15, 2012 0 comments

State Rep. Jon Brien, D-Woonsocket, has proposed a bill that would overturn Rhode Island’s 20-year incinerator ban and facilitate the creation of a waste-to-energy plant in Woonsocket.