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As the presidential impeachment hearings unfold in the nation’s capital, the political science department and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy brought the conversation to College Hill.

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Faculty talk history of presidential impeachment

November 20, 2019 0 comments

As the presidential impeachment hearings unfold in the nation’s capital, the political science department and the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy brought the conversation to College Hill.

Graduate student protesters marched into University Hall chanting “contract” as they delivered letters to Paxson’s office.

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Grad students rally for improved benefits

November 20, 2019 0 comments

Graduate students rallied on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center Tuesday to reiterate demands for a union contract that would improve benefits for graduate student workers before delivering a book of letters from community members to the office of President Christina Paxson P’19.

University researchers analyze Hepatitis C spread

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University researchers analyze Hepatitis C spread

November 20, 2019 0 comments

To better understand and analyze how Hepatitis C spreads in communities through injection drug use, University researchers compared the spread to a similar means of disease transmission mosquitoes.

At nearby restaurant Plant City, Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza launched a city-wide campaign called #ThinkPVD to promote small businesses. The campaign will include a free parking initiative and partnerships with some local businesses to offer discounts to city residents. Speakers also encouraged supporting small businesses during the holiday season.

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Mayor Elorza kicks off #ThinkPVD campaign to support local businesses

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Graduate students rallied on the steps of the Stephen Robert ’62 Campus Center Tuesday to reiterate demands for a union contract that would improve benefits for graduate student workers…

Linda Sarsour (left) and Rabbi Alissa Wise (right) spoke about the importance of the BDS movement and its goals.

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Panelists discuss complexities of BDS

November 19, 2019 0 comments

On Monday night, student groups Jewish Voice for Peace and Students for Justice in Palestine hosted three speakers at the University to discuss the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

Community members remember Associate Professor of History Robert Douglas Cope for his vibrant enthusiasm for his work.

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Beloved University professor passes away at 64

November 19, 2019 0 comments

Associate Professor of History Robert Douglas Cope— known as Doug by colleagues, friends and family — passed away Oct. 6 at the age of 64.

MBTA approves proposal for faster train between Boston, Providence

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MBTA approves proposal for faster train between Boston, Providence

November 19, 2019 0 comments

In the commute between Boston and Providence, missing a train does not always mean a brief 20 minute delay — sometimes, this misstep can set travelers back by two hours.

Rhode Islanders report housing, jobs as most pressing challenges

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Rhode Islanders report housing, jobs as most pressing challenges

November 19, 2019 0 comments

Ocean State residents generally say that poor access to affordable housing lowers the quality of their communities more than any other factor, according to a report issued by health insurance provider Blue Cross Blue Shield Rhode Island in partnership with the University’s School of Public Health.

Anthony Bogues endeavors to advance racial and economic justice inside and outside the University.

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Anthony Bogues on academia, activism, advancing justice

November 19, 2019 0 comments

Anthony Bogues regards himself as many things: a critical intellectual, scholar, writer and curator.

The renovated building will alleviate space constraints in Barus and Holley and provide a dedicated space for the Brown Theoretical Physics Center.

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Theoretical Physics Center celebrates opening of new space

November 19, 2019 0 comments

The Brown Theoretical Physics Center celebrated its move into the recently-renovated Barus Building with an opening reception attended by students, faculty and staff Monday.