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University receives grant to fund master’s degrees

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University receives grant to fund master’s degrees

September 25, 2018 0 comments

Doctoral students can continue to receive master’s degrees in the humanities through the “Open Graduate Education Program” following a $1.675 million, five-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, announced Sept. 17 in a University press release.

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Leadership Alliance earns Mellon Foundation grant

April 3, 2018 0 comments

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded the Leadership Alliance a $1.25 million grant that will fund summer research opportunities in the humanities and social sciences “for underrepresented students,” according to a University press release.

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City police participate in LGBTQ+ inclusivity training

February 27, 2018 0 comments

By the end of this week, the Providence Police Department will have finished providing new LGBTQ+ inclusivity training to all of its in-service officers, said Providence Police Captain Kevin Lanni. Two hundred fifty-two Providence police officers have already completed the program, he added. 

Jessaca Leinaweaver, director of the center of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, will help lead workshops funded by the grant. Leinaweaver says the workshops will focus on “voices that haven’t been heard as much.”

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U. receives $225,000 grant from Mellon Foundation

October 29, 2017 0 comments

The University will host a seminar on the subject of Race and Indigeneity in the Americas using a $225,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Greg Asbed ’85 plans to channel the funds from the grant into the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a farmworker-based human rights organization located in Immokalee, Florida, that he co-founded.

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Greg Asbed ’85 named MacArthur Fellow

October 24, 2017 0 comments

Greg Asbed ’85 was recently named one of this year’s 24 MacArthur Fellows.