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Hariette Hemmasi is one of the U. librarians involved in the negotiations, which revolve around issues of health care and promotional opportunities.

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U. librarians negotiating new contract

November 8, 2017 0 comments

Librarians in the United Service and Allied Workers of Rhode Island labor union are currently negotiating a new contract with the University.

Storm costs U. $40,000 in damages, including beloved beech tree

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Storm costs U. $40,000 in damages, including beloved beech tree

November 8, 2017 0 comments

Students ringing in Halloween were hit with an unwelcome surprise on Oct. 29 and 30 — a heavy downpour and powerful gusts of wind.

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Gov.’s chief of staff speaks about career path, achieving bipartisan objectives

November 8, 2017 0 comments

Brett P. Smiley, Gov. Gina Raimondo’s chief of staff, came to the University Monday to talk about his experience in politics.

The motion to allow in-house professors to “course bunch” in special circumstances is part of efforts to support faculty members in their research.

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Faculty approves flexibility in course load requirements, responds to proposed tax code

November 7, 2017 0 comments

Tuesday’s faculty meeting featured a motion that would allow faculty to reduce their teaching load below one course per semester under special conditions.

Grad school strives to recruit underrepresented students

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Grad school strives to recruit underrepresented students

November 7, 2017 0 comments

The University announced that the “largest-ever cohort of students” from historically underrepresented groups entered graduate programs this fall.

Eric Patashnik, director of Watson’s Public Policy Program, moderated a panel Monday evening on the political future of America.

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Democrat, Republican discuss future of America under Trump

November 6, 2017 0 comments

As is the case with many modern political issues, Democrats and Republicans are divided on how they see the future of the United States under Trump.

Heather Fleming presented an example of her company’s partnership with Inovations for Poverty Action to improve hand sanitation in Kenya.

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Heather Fleming talks intersection of design, humanitarianism

November 6, 2017 0 comments

Heather Fleming, founder and CEO of Catapult Design, gave a lecture Monday night that moved students in the room to take notes on their phones.

ResLife clarifies policy on RPL-resident relationships

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ResLife clarifies policy on RPL-resident relationships

November 5, 2017 0 comments

The Office of Residential Life clarified its policy about relationships between Residential Peer Leaders and their residents this year.

Combining University-specific humor and internet jokes, the meme group has five administrators that approve content before it is posted.

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Meme page gains popularity at University

November 5, 2017 0 comments

Facebook meme pages have exploded on campuses across the country in the past year, cranking out images that combine humor with school-specific references.

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WBRU signal transferred to Christian nonprofit

November 2, 2017 0 comments

Transfer of WBRU’s FM radio signal has been completed, according to station spokesperson Art Norwalk.