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University News

Archaeology students showcase history of Providence

Students from two archaeology courses — ARCH 0317: “Heritage in the Metropolis” and ARCH 1900: “The Archaeology of College Hill” — came together in Rhode Island Hall Friday to present the culmination of their semester-long collaboration to unearth hidden histories of Providence, both tangible ...


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University News

Paxson addresses proposed Title IX regulations

President Christina Paxson P ’19 submitted a public comment to the U.S. Department of Education on behalf of the University to recommend changes to the Department’s proposed Title IX regulations, according to a community-wide email sent by Paxson Jan. 29. Title IX, a federal law passed in 1972, ...


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University News

UCS discusses updates to bias reporting system

During its first general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening, The Undergraduate Council of Students heard updates from Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity Shontay Delalue about a new bias incident reporting system her office hopes to launch by mid-February. Delalue explained ...


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Metro

TSA reflects on support during government shutdown

Rhode Island Transportation Security Administration workers made it through a tough holiday season at Theodore Francis Green International Airport thanks to high employee attendance and community support. The partial government shutdown ended Jan. 25, and federal workers receive back pay this week, ...


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University News

CareerLAB hosts internship, job fair

Students gathered in Sayles Hall Wednesday for the sixth annual Common Good Internship and Job Fair. Hosted by CareerLAB, the event aimed to connect students with employment and internship opportunities in the nonprofit, education and public service sectors. Forty-eight employers hiring for jobs and ...


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University News

Move to South Street Landing improves staff experience

South Street Landing, once a coal-fired factory in the Jewelry District, has transformed into an expansive workspace for the University. Administrative staff from 11 departments — once located in the Brown Office Building at 164 Angell St. and various buildings on College Hill — finished moving ...


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University News

Former prisoners discuss incarceration

For former Syrian political prisoner Omar Alshogre, the experience of looking into a mirror after his release from prison was shocking — he was unrecognizable to himself, with bloodshot eyes and weighing just 75 pounds. Alshogre was imprisoned in 2012 at the age of 15, and he spent the next three ...


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Metro

Reproductive rights take center stage at State House

Five bills regarding abortion were heard by the Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee Tuesday night, and over 100 activists filled the State House halls to support or oppose the bills. Should the U.S. Supreme Court ever overturn Roe v. Wade, the Reproductive Health Care Act (H 5127) would codify protections ...


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Science & Research

Researchers improve 3D printed biomaterials

University researchers recently published a study analyzing the material properties of alginate graphene oxide, which could lead to new developments in both cancer research and 3D printing technology for human organ printing. The team aims to simulate the environment in which tumors grow and use that ...


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Metro

City Council dismisses student housing ordinance

Providence City Committee on Ordinances voted Jan. 29 to “continue indefinitely” a previously proposed amendment which would have restricted housing to no more than four undergraduate students per home across the city. The ruling “kind of kills” the amendment, said Tina Mastroianni, first deputy ...




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