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The world at our fingertips: A decade of smartphones on campus

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The world at our fingertips: A decade of smartphones on campus

December 6, 2019 1 comment

To get a ride downtown, you call the taxi dispatcher. To find a date, you sit at a bar. To share the details of your weekend, you call a friend. In 2007, this was life on a college campus.

High schoolers involved in Young Entrepreneurs of Providence spent eight weeks developing business ideas. Their work culminated Thursday when they pitched their ideas to a faculty and student-led panel at the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Local high schoolers pitch entrepreneurial ideas at Nelson Center

November 22, 2019 0 comments

The 17 Providence high school students who participated in the Young Entrepreneurs of Providence program presented a variety of original products ­— from a health tracker for dogs to an audio note taker — during Pitch Night at the Nelson Center of Entrepreneurship Thursday.

The Ursa Minors, pictured above, were one of ten groups to perform on Thursday night in support of Community MusicWorks. The organization was founded in 1997 by Sebastian Ruth ’97 with funding from the Swearer Center. The “10:10” concert was the first time a student group has held an event to benefit the organization.

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10:10 concert unites a cappella groups in support of local organization

November 11, 2019 0 comments

Ten a capella groups came together Thursday night in support of local music education organization, Community MusicWorks, for the “10:10” a capella concert held in the Friedman Auditorium of Metcalf Research Building.

The Institute for Computational and Experimental Research gathered mathematicians and artists for a multimedia exhibition.

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Granoff opens new Math+Art exhibition

October 23, 2019 0 comments

The Granoff Center’s Atrium Gallery began exhibiting a new exhibit, Math+Art, on Oct. 18, featuring multimedia works created by mathematicians and artists from across the country.