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Gov. Gina Raimondo, a long-time political ally of democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, praised his entrepreneurial success at a downtown Providence campaign event.

Metro

Gov. Raimondo endorses Bloomberg for president

February 6, 2020 1 comment

Gov. Gina Raimondo announced her endorsement of Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg at his campaign event Wednesday morning, making her the first governor in the country to do so.

The groups will be run by a former U.S. Senator, a Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India, a writer and former GOP committee chair.

News, University News

Watson senior fellows to lead study groups

February 5, 2020 0 comments

Three new senior fellows at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs will lead study groups on issues in American society and global politics this semester.

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs uses documentary film and discussion to convey ideas of social progress.

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Watson launches documentary initiative

January 30, 2020 0 comments

The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs launched the John F. Kennedy Jr. Initiative for Documentary Film and Social Progress this semester, a program designed to emphasize social issues and inspire students to explore filmmaking with renowned media practitioners.

Ryan Saadeh '20 was one of 46 American students to receive a Marshall Scholarship, which will cover the cost of one to three years of post-graduate study.

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Ryan Saadeh ’20 wins Marshall Scholarship

January 23, 2020 0 comments

In December, Ryan Saadeh ’20 won a 2020 Marshall Scholarship, a prestigious fellowship that covers the costs of one to three years of post-graduate study in the United Kingdom.

The professor of the popular biology class detailed his course’s main objectives and values as well as his personal career.

News, Science & Research

Behind success of Kellner’s course ‘Diversity of Life’

November 25, 2019 0 comments

James Kellner, assistant professor of environmental studies, holds up a Trilobite fossil, describing the ancient marine creature.

The “20 Years of War” series, which began at the Watson Institute this fall, will build upon the Cost of War project’s existing data on the human, economic, social and political costs of the post-9/11 wars.

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‘Costs of War’ project initiates research series to evaluate post-9/11 wars

November 8, 2019 0 comments

As federal spending on the post-9/11 wars has ballooned to $5.9 trillion, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs joined with the The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University to initiate a new “20 Years of War” research series this fall.

“Poet of the Body” features various objects from Whitman’s life alongside historical photographs and editions of his writing. The exhibit emphasizes Whitman’s lasting legacy and his connection to Providence.

Arts & Culture

‘Poet of the Body’ exhibit celebrates Walt Whitman

October 20, 2019 0 comments

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth, “Poet of the Body,” an exhibit featuring the first edition of “Leaves of Grass,” opened at the Providence Athenaeum Oct. 15.

“The Blink of Our Lifetimes: The Ecology of Dusk” opened at the University Oct. 2. The exhibit, created by artist and writer Pamela Petro ’82, features 25 discrete photographs set at dusk.

Arts & Culture

Exhibit explores art as environmental advocacy

October 3, 2019 0 comments

A new exhibition of photographs in Stephen Robert ’62 Hall invites viewers to contemplate the interaction between humans and nature through abstract renderings of nature at dusk.