No description available.

Articles by Clara Gutman Argemí (19)

Journalists expelled by Chinese Foreign Ministry

Metro, News

Journalists expelled by Chinese Foreign Ministry

February 27, 2020 0 comments

On Feb. 19, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced its decision to expel three Wall Street Journal reporters, including University alum Chao Deng ’09. The move marked the country’s first direct expulsion of foreign reporters in over two decades.

Childhood asthma burdens Providence’s low-income communities

Metro, News

Childhood asthma burdens Providence’s low-income communities

February 19, 2020 0 comments

In November 2018, Mónica Huertas’ daughter, a pre-school student, was discharged from Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence after spending two days in the pediatric intensive care unit for asthma exacerbations.

Newly appointed Providence Public School District Superintendent Harrison Peters will start work on Feb.  20.

Metro, News

RIDE announces new PPSD superintendent

February 5, 2020 0 comments

After a months-long search for a turnaround Superintendent of the Providence Public School District, Rhode Island Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green announced Jan. 27 that Harrison Peters would be filling the role.

PPSD staff work to improve school culture

Metro, News

PPSD staff work to improve school culture

January 23, 2020 0 comments

In the wake of a state takeover of the Providence Public School District, Gilbert Stuart Middle School teachers and administrators are implementing new strategies aimed at meeting every child’s needs.

In Providence school struggles, staff support students

Metro, News

In Providence school struggles, staff support students

January 22, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series A look inside a Providence Public School

This is the first in a two-part series called, “A look inside a Providence Public School”The phone rings in the main office of Gilbert Stuart Middle School. The office is empty except for two secretaries; it’s 4 pm, and students have already gone home for the day. One of the women takes the call.

Faculty, staff describe experiences as PPSD parents amid state takeover

Metro, News

Faculty, staff describe experiences as PPSD parents amid state takeover

December 6, 2019 0 comments

Six months after the Johns Hopkins report documented the systematic underperformance of the Providence Public School District, University faculty, staff and an administrator reflected on their experiences as parents of PPSD students.

Assistant Professor of History Daniel Rodriguez spoke about Chilean historical memory at the “Chile Woke Up” panel Monday evening.

News, University News

‘Chile Woke Up’ arrives at University

November 12, 2019 0 comments

Yesterday night, Pamela Ipinza, an employee of the Museum of Memory and Human Rights of Chile, stayed behind at her job in Santiago after many of her colleagues had gone home for the evening.

Samantha Power discussed her new book called “The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir” with community members yesterday.

News, University News

Power talks importance of individual change

October 25, 2019 0 comments

On June 4, 1989, Ambassador Samantha Power was working for an Atlanta TV station covering sports news — her summer job after her first year at Yale —  when one of the screens in the video booth where she was working started flashing images of students protesting in Tienanmen Square, Beijing. 

R.I. Commissioner of Education Angélica Infante-Green will oversee the state’s takeover of Providence schools starting on Nov. 1.

Metro, News

Infante-Green spearheads Providence school takeover

October 18, 2019 0 comments

When Angélica Infante-Green’s son was diagnosed with autism, she was told not to speak to him in Spanish. A Manhattan-raised daughter of parents who emigrated from the Dominican Republic, Infante-Green was used to speaking Spanish at home, and resolved to keep doing so.

University develops new programs to support PPSD

Metro, News

University develops new programs to support PPSD

October 15, 2019 0 comments

Amid efforts to define its contributions to public education in Providence, the University is working to channel its resources toward developing a new partnership program with designated Providence public schools, said President Christina Paxson P’19.