Topic: development

Lecturer highlights transcontinental indigenous activism

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Lecturer highlights transcontinental indigenous activism

February 13, 2019 0 comments

The construction of the Sardar Sarovar Dam caused extreme flooding near the Narmada River in India, compelling many thousands of people to move out of their homes. But some remained close to the river instead of following the resettlement program, choosing to stay on the land “considered to be sacred […]

The newly constructed hall provides additional study and social spaces for students and faculty. Meanwhile, the Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs is at the heart of several new University Initiatives, which include an increased emphasis on research.

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Building expansion supports growth of Watson Institute

January 22, 2019 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs opened the doors to Stephen Robert Hall Dec. 10, a new addition meant to facilitate collaborative learning for University community members, according to Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Director Edward Steinfeld.

Hope Point Tower moves closer to zoning approval

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Hope Point Tower moves closer to zoning approval

November 15, 2018 2 comments

The Providence City Council voted to approve a change in city height ordinances for the Hope Point Tower Project Thursday night.

Many students living near Graduate Center have expressed frustration with changes to the fitness space at the newly renovated Bear’s Lair.

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University transforms Bear’s Lair into lounge

October 16, 2018 3 comments

After trekking to the south end of campus and climbing up the set of spiral stairs to the Graduate Center E Commons, students will now find the University’s newly renovated Bear’s Lair.

Study shows older women are more likely to have multiple births and experience increased risk of premature labor. The incidence of multiple births increases threefold in white women and fourfold in black women with age.

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U. Professors find link between age, multiple births

September 19, 2018 0 comments

A new study by University professors shows older women are more likely to give birth to more than one baby at a time due to the aging reproductive system.