Articles by Cassandra Cole (7)

With 42 percent of roads in Rhode Island labeled as being in poor condition, the state has attempted to improve them with Pothole Killers, “an on-call pothole patching service” that fills potholes within minutes.


Long road ahead for R.I. infrastructure

April 7, 2015 3 comments

In 2013, nearly 22 percent of Rhode Island’s 766 bridges were found structurally deficient, compared with the national average of only 11 percent.

Panelist Martin Cook, professor of professional military ethics at the Naval War College, expressed his hope for improved military understanding.

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Panelists unpack public perception of military

March 18, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Panelists presented a wide range of perspectives on American civilians’ understanding of the military.

Meiklejohn Program accepts more applicants

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Meiklejohn Program accepts more applicants

March 16, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Approximately 78 percent of students who applied to be Meiklejohn Peer Advisors, or 353 out of 453 applicants, will soon be notified of their acceptances.

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Humanitarian efforts constrained by militaristic aid

February 24, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Whether humanitarianism occupies a “shrinking space” in the contemporary world was the question Unni Karunakara posed at a lecture Monday.

David Makovsky, a former State Department adviser, said in a lecture Wednesday that a deal in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was not reached this summer because diplomatic leaders wanted “a deal on their own terms.”

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Diplomat reflects on Mideast peace efforts

December 4, 2014 Comments are Disabled

With the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, “when you can’t solve everything, that doesn’t mean you solve nothing,” said David Makovsky.

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UTRA program adds interdisciplinary projects

November 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The University will expand the Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards program by unveiling the new Interdisciplinary Team UTRA in December.

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Number of TRI-Lab applications holds steady

October 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The University received approximately twice the number of applicants for the number of spots available in the 2015 TRI-Lab by the Oct. 19 deadline.