News - Salve Regina University

Department of music, theatre and dance presents spring concerts

Salve Regina’s department of music, theatre and dance has several spring concerts on tap, including performances from the university’s choral groups along with the Newport Community Symphonic Band and the Newport County Orchestra. Admission is $8 for general and $5 for...

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T.J. Wray to launch new book, kick off scholarship honoring memory of her former student

Dr. Tina (T.J.) Wray, assistant professor of religious studies, will celebrate the launch of her new book, “Good Girls, Bad Girls of the New Testament: Their Enduring Lessons,” and kick off a scholarship fund to honor the memory of one of her students during a public event at...

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Sophomore social work major Michelle Baptista named Newman Civic Fellow for 2016

Michelle Baptista of Pawtucket, a sophomore social work major at Salve Regina University, has been named a Newman Civic Fellow for 2016 by Campus Compact, a coalition of 1,100 colleges and universities committed to civic engagement. Baptista was chosen as a result of her...

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Salve Regina, Day One host public forum, training session to fight the commercial sexual exploitation of children

The commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC), an alarming crime that is growing in Rhode Island and throughout the U.S., will be the topic of an open community training session and forum at Salve Regina University on Tuesday, April 12. Free and open to the public,...

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U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black to present commencement address, receive honorary degree

Dr. Barry Black, the first African American to serve as chaplain of the United States Senate, will return to his alma mater to address the graduating class and be awarded an honorary doctorate when Salve Regina University celebrates its 66th commencement on Sunday, May 15....

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Public invited to student recital on April 2 at Salve Regina

Salve Regina’s department of Music, Theatre and Dance will present a student recital on Saturday, April 2 at 4 p.m. Free and open to the public, the recital will be presented in Angelus Hall, which is located behind the university’s chapel on Ochre Point Avenue. The program...

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Student filmmakers to premiere ‘The Final Cut’ on April 1

“The Final Cut,” a horror-slasher short film – the first produced by Salve Regina’s student-run film production club – will premiere on Friday, April 1. Free and open to the public, the screening will be presented at 6 p.m. in Bazarsky Lecture Hall, located in O’Hare Academic...

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William Issel to present McGinty Lecture on Lyndon Johnson and the progress of racial justice

Dr. William Issel, professor of history emeritus at San Francisco State University and the John E. McGinty Distinguished Chair in History at Salve Regina University for 2015-2016, will present the spring McGinty Lecture, “The Great Society at 50: Lyndon Johnson and the...

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‘Four Faces of Truth’ author Harriette Rinaldi explores tactical, ideological links among modern genocidal regimes

Harriette C. Rinaldi, the former CIA officer whose book, “Four Faces of Truth,” explores the horrific rise to power of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, will talk about her work and draw comparisons of Khmer Rouge to other genocidal regimes like ISIS, when she visits Salve Regina...

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Salve Regina hosts 11th French Film Festival April 3-14

Six thought-provoking films, including the 1959 classic, “Hiroshima Mon Amour,” will be featured when Salve Regina University presents its French Film Festival April 3-14 in Newport. All films and special festival events are open to the public and will be presented on the...

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