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Over 150 students to be housed via summer assignment

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Over 150 students to be housed via summer assignment

April 25, 2019 0 comments

Approximately 160 students will receive on-campus housing for the 2019-20 academic year through the summer assignment process.

Hegeman Hall, one of the three dorms that will undergo renovations this upcoming summer, primarily houses upperclassmen students on campus.

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Three dorms to be renovated summer 2019

April 9, 2019 0 comments

The Department of Facilities Management plans to renovate and update three dorms this summer, according to the Facilities Management Active Project List.

Acosta and Klein '80, who hired Acosta, spoke in Stephen Robert Hall Wednesday to talk about restoring public trust in the media.

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CNN’s Jim Acosta talks Trump, journalism’s future

April 4, 2019 0 comments

Faced with “fake news” accusations from President Donald Trump himself, Chief White House Correspondent for CNN Jim Acosta knows a thing or two about standing tough in the heavily scrutinized “new frontier of journalism.”

The Swearer Center will relocate from its previous location near the Rockefeller Library to a new location on Stimson Avenue in June, allowing for a bigger office space, closer proximity to community partners and new rooms for collaboration among students. The Stimson Avenue location was previously occupied by the Carney Institute for Brain Science.

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Swearer Center for Public Service to move to Stimson Avenue

March 20, 2019 0 comments

The Swearer Center for Public Service is set to move to 2 Stimson Ave. near the Nelson Fitness Center from its current location near the Rockefeller Library in June. The move will double the Center’s current office space and feature new rooms for student collaboration.

CCC discusses combining Watson concentrations

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CCC discusses combining Watson concentrations

February 27, 2019 0 comments

Director of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Edward Steinfeld P’20 presented a draft proposal that would combine the Institute’s three concentrations — development studies, international relations and public policy — at yesterday’s College Curriculum Council meeting.

U.S. Congressman joins Watson Institute as senior fellow

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U.S. Congressman joins Watson Institute as senior fellow

February 7, 2019 0 comments

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline ’83, D-R.I., has been named a senior fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and will teach a course for the Masters of Public Affairs program beginning in April, the University announced in late January.

In Sayles Hall, students talked to representatives from non-profit, education and public sectors at the Common Good Internship and Job Fair, organized by the Swearer Center and CareerLAB.

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CareerLAB hosts internship, job fair

January 31, 2019 0 comments

Students gathered in Sayles Hall Wednesday for the sixth annual Common Good Internship and Job Fair. Hosted by CareerLAB, the event aimed to connect students with employment and internship opportunities in the nonprofit, education and public service sectors.

University fellow Richard Rothstein spoke about the complicated and long-lasting effects of local, state and federal government policies in segregating residential communities throughout the United States.

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Historian discusses segregation, urban development

January 25, 2019 0 comments

Richard Rothstein, a Distinguished Fellow at the Economic Policy Institute, discussed the idea that federal, state and local government policies have segregated metropolitan areas into racially homogeneous neighborhoods and potential government remedies during a talk at the University Thursday.

Sharpe House was moved from Angell St. to Brown St. to make way for a new planned Performing Arts Center. The University plans to connect the structure with Peter Green House in an effort to unify the History Department.

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Sharpe House relocated to Brown St., prepared for renovation

January 22, 2019 0 comments

The University announced the beginning of a renovation to the Department of History’s facilities that will connect the department’s two buildings, Sharpe House and Peter Green House.

Rhea Stark ’18.5 plans to complete her Master of Philosophy at Oxford in Islamic Art and Archaeology. She hopes to later pursue museum curation.

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Rhea Stark ’18.5 earns Rhodes Scholarship

November 27, 2018 0 comments

Rhea Stark ’18.5 was awarded a 2019 Rhodes Scholarship Nov. 17, one of the most highly regarded international fellowship awards. Stark, along with 31 other award recipients from the United States, will pursue a master’s degree at Oxford University beginning October 2019.