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Former Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, currently serves as the president of the Asia Society Policy Institute and co-chair of the China Global Affairs Council of the World Economic Forum.

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Former Australian prime minister talks China under Xi Jinping

April 24, 2018 0 comments

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd joked about interacting with many Chinese youth who seemed to prioritize materialism over Marxist ideals — just one of many examples of China’s multidimensionality — while discussing China’s future prospects.

University hires new assistant VP for campus life

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University hires new assistant VP for campus life

April 3, 2018 0 comments

Last month, Nicole Truesdell began her tenure as the new assistant vice president for campus life.

Librarian Edward Widmer discovered Nast’s pencil sketches while conducting research at the Hay for his upcoming book on Lincoln.

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University librarian finds drawings of Lincoln

March 23, 2018 0 comments

Renowned cartoonist Thomas Nast’s first rough sketches of Abraham Lincoln were recently uncovered at the John Hay Library by Edward Widmer, a historian, librarian and the former director of the John Carter Brown library.

The University hopes that offering new MFA scholarships for acting and directing will diversify the incoming class and minimize student debt.

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University to provide scholarships covering MFA tuition

March 2, 2018 0 comments

The University will provide scholarships to cover full tuition for all future and returning students in the Brown/Trinity Rep Master of Fine Arts programs in Acting and Directing beginning in the 2018-19 academic year.

Elorza talks education

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Elorza talks education

January 31, 2018 0 comments

Mayor Jorge Elorza spoke about his vision and goals for education reform with Providence residents at Vartan Gregorian Elementary School Tuesday night.

List Art Center features artist Carrie Mae Weems

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List Art Center features artist Carrie Mae Weems

November 14, 2017 0 comments

Upon entering the List Art Center lobby, it is impossible to miss the panoramic series of powerful black and white framed photographs on the walls.

Flowers hired as Reslife senior director to provide strategic vision

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Flowers hired as Reslife senior director to provide strategic vision

October 31, 2017 0 comments

After an extensive national search, Melissa Flowers has been appointed senior director for residential education and operation.

Poet Elizabeth Willis celebrates C.D. Wright

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Poet Elizabeth Willis celebrates C.D. Wright

October 23, 2017 0 comments

The large photograph of poet Carolyn “C.D.” Wright on the projector screen stood as a symbol to the grand impact of her writing.

Peter Markus read excerpts from his book, “The Singing Fish” as part of the Writers on Writing seminar hosted by the Literary Arts Department. Markus described himself as a “failed musician,” but a pretty good writer.

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Peter Markus uses rhythmic cadence in narration of book

October 3, 2017 0 comments

The audience, mimicking the bright spotlight, was transfixed by Peter Markus as his reading teleported them into the sensory world of his unique novels.

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