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Professors Tricia Rose and James Morone held a panel on how race has affected the 2016 election at the Watson Institute for International And Public Affairs.

University News

Political experts discuss race in election

September 16, 2016 0 comments

The two experts spoke on the unpredictable, yet historically consistent, role of race in the 2016 presidential election in a talk Thursday.

Connor Lynch ’17 will spend two weeks in the Utah Desert this summer to conduct research, as shown above, for use by NASA about life on Mars.

Science & Research, University News

Student to join Mars simulation program

March 17, 2016 0 comments

One of my goals throughout my whole life (has been) to literally walk on another planet,” said Connor Lynch ’17. “It’s what I’ve always wanted to do.”

Facilities staff shifts hours to adapt to winter climate

Illustrations, University News

Facilities staff shifts hours to adapt to winter climate

February 26, 2016 0 comments

When temperatures dipped to -9 degrees Fahrenheit earlier this month, Facilities responded to 40 student calls of cold rooms and broken heaters.

Metro

New mandate calls for HPV vaccination

September 17, 2015 2 comments

The state began requiring the first dose of the vaccine of all seventh graders Aug. 1 after a mandate from the Rhode Island Department of Health.

Metro

Raimondo reinstates R.I. Commission on Women to tackle gender equality

April 15, 2015 1 comment

Gov. Gina Raimondo reinstated the commission last month to address women’s issues after it dissolved in 2010 due to funding reductions.

Metro

Brown junior authors state climate bill

March 20, 2015 5 comments

Solomon Goldstein-Rose ’16 has helped lead public input sessions on the bill and communicated with environmental groups, local businesses and labor groups.

In the Rhode Island public school system, one out of every six black students received an out-of-school suspension over an eight-year study.

Metro

Black R.I. students see high suspension rates

February 27, 2015 19 comments
This article is part of the series Playground to Prison

17,944 high school suspensions were issued by Rhode Island public schools in the 2012-2013 school year.

University News

U. talk examines science-religion interplay

February 12, 2015 0 comments

Believing in God makes practicing science more fulfilling, said Hans Halvorson at a debate Wednesday on the relationship between religion and science.

Metro

Mayor, City Council president differ on budget opinion

January 21, 2015 0 comments

Elorza spoke in his inaugural address on the potential for a “New Providence,” where a family like his can achieve the American dream.

Researchers tracked the sleeping patterns of adolescents, finding that as they age, teenagers stay up later due to delayed melatonin release.

Science & Research

Adolescents naturally fall asleep later with age, study finds

November 19, 2014 0 comments

New University research reinforces current recommendations that suggest middle and high schools should not start classes prior to 8:30 a.m.