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An $8.4 million set of dorm renovations planned for the summers of 2018 and 2019 will focus on cosmetic upgrades and routine upkeep. Vartan Gregorian Quad, pictured, will receive a new fire alarm system.

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Facilities Management to renovate five dorms over next two summers

March 11, 2018 0 comments

Continuing with a long-term plan to improve and maintain the quality of dormitories on campus, the Department of Facilities Management plans to renovate five residence halls over the next two summers.

Alums finance Israel Fund as first regional endowed fund

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Alums finance Israel Fund as first regional endowed fund

February 25, 2018 4 comments

More students may find their way to Israel during their time at the University thanks to the Israel Fund, an endowed fund created from alumni donations designated to support new and existing programs related to Israel.

CareerLAB, LGBTQ Center host LGBTQ+ CareerCon

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CareerLAB, LGBTQ Center host LGBTQ+ CareerCon

February 11, 2018 0 comments

For many students who identify as LGBTQ+, the prospect of leaving the University after graduation comes with concerns of losing a supportive community and entering an unwelcoming work environment, said Je-Shawna Wholley, assistant director of the LGBTQ center.

David Roediger, professor at the University of Kansas, discussed his work  with Tricia Rose, professor of Africana studies and director of the CSREA.

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Roediger contextualizes whiteness in Trump era

February 6, 2018 0 comments

In a talk entitled “Whiteness in the Time of Trump,” David Roediger, professor of American studies at the University of Kansas, drew upon his work in what he calls “the critical study of whiteness” to shed light on why white working-class voters supported President Trump in the 2016 election Monday evening.

National initiative emphasizes socioeconomic diversity

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National initiative emphasizes socioeconomic diversity

February 2, 2018 0 comments

At least 12,500 high-achieving low-income students across the country who could get accepted to top-performing colleges and universities each year don’t apply, said Tania LaViolet, co-leader of the American Talent Initiative.

U. increases support, resources for student veterans

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U. increases support, resources for student veterans

November 12, 2017 0 comments

Every time Tristan Hood ’18 or Joel Fudge ’21 go out to eat, they make sure to find seats facing the door.

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Elorza enacts municipal ID program for Providence

November 9, 2017 0 comments

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza signed an executive order to create a municipal ID program for the city Nov. 2.

Vanessa Britto MSc’96 was chosen in part for her exceptional leadership qualities and clear vision, said director of CAPS Will Meek.

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Britto MSc’96 to oversee U. health and wellness beginning January 2018

November 2, 2017 0 comments

Vanessa Britto MSc ’96 will start as assistant vice president and executive director of health and wellness Jan. 16, 2018.

Former ambassador to China discusses career in foreign services

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Former ambassador to China discusses career in foreign services

October 31, 2017 0 comments

Immediately following his inauguration, President Trump dismissed all foreign diplomats appointed by the administration of former President Obama.

Poloma takes on role as assistant dean for international students

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Poloma takes on role as assistant dean for international students

October 4, 2017 1 comment

Dr. Asabe Poloma will start as the assistant dean for international students and associate director of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship on Oct.23.

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