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Jon Batiste and Stay Human present jazz workshops, perform at Casino Theatre April 30

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival on International Jazz Day, Wednesday, April 30, a concert by Jon Batiste and Stay Human will be presented at the historic Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St. Presented by Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. and...

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Scott Zeman named next provost, vice president of academic affairs

Scott C. Zeman, the dean of Biscayne College for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, Fla., will be the next provost/vice president for academic affairs at Salve Regina University, starting in July. Zeman, a historian who teaches in...

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Students host 33rd East Bay Area Special Olympics on April 12

For the 33rd year, Salve Regina student volunteers will host the Rhode Island East Bay Area Special Olympics on Aquidneck Island. This year’s Games kick off on Saturday, April 12 at 10 a.m. with opening ceremonies at Gaudet Middle School in Middletown. Teams from high schools...

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Graduate program in health care administration and management ranked among nation’s best

Salve Regina’s master’s degree program in health care administration and management has been featured as a top program in the country by Best Online Colleges (www.bestonlinecollges.org). The 2014 list includes 34 schools and combines elements like enrollment statistics and...

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Modern-day ‘Monuments Woman’ talks about saving treasures in war-torn Near East

NEWPORT, R.I. – Modern-day ‘Monuments Woman’ Laura Tedesco, an archeologist working in many war-torn areas of the Near East, particularly Afghanistan, as a representative of the U.S. State Department, will discuss her experiences in the field and the importance of cultural...

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Yarnall presents: ‘How I Spent My Cyber-Sabbatical with 4,617 Drawings by John La Farge’

NEWPORT, R.I. – James L. Yarnall, professor and chairman of the art department at Salve Regina University who is a leading expert on American 19th century artist John La Farge, will present a public talk, “How I Spent My Cyber-Sabbatical with 4,617 Drawings by John La Farge...

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TED Talks creator Richard Saul Wurman to present commencement address

NEWPORT, R.I. – Richard Saul Wurman, the highly distinguished pioneer of information architecture who created and shared the TED conference from 1984-2002 and has authored 83 books on topics ranging from football to healthcare to city guides, will offer remarks to graduates...

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Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Andrea Elliott gives talk on ‘Islam in Post-9/11 America’

NEWPORT, R.I. – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Andrea Elliott, an investigative reporter for The New York Times, will present a public lecture, “One Decade, Many Lessons: Islam in Post-9/11 America,” when she visits Salve Regina University on Wednesday, April 2. Elliott’s...

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Danny Strong, Jim Taricani head distinguished lineup at Pell Center Public Story conference

NEWPORT, R.I. -- Emmy-winning screenwriter, producer and actor Danny Strong will join NBC-10’s I-Team founder Jim Taricani and other leading screen storytellers April 11 at the second annual Story in the Public Square conference, a partnership of Salve Regina University’s...

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Former Celtics player Chris Herren talks about addiction struggles

NEWPORT, R.I. - Former Boston Celtics guard Chris Herren will discuss his struggle with addiction at 7 p.m. tonight in the Rodgers Recreation Center on the campus of Salve Regina University. His presentation is sponsored by the Campus Activities Board’s spotlight committee....

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