News - Salve Regina University

NUWC's economic impact in Rhode Island unveiled in new report

NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina University will unveil a report on the economic impact of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Newport on the State of Rhode Island on Monday, May 8 at 12:30 p.m. The press conference will be held at Salve Regina University, in Bazarsky...

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Salve students, FabNewport breathe life into "Poetry of the Wild"

NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina students welcomed their local youth partners from FabNewport to campus this week to help install exhibits on windows at McKillop Library as part of “Poetry of the Wild,” a community-based art and poetry project that will run at numerous public...

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Salve students host East Bay Area Special Olympics

NEWPORT, R.I. – Salve Regina student volunteers will host the Rhode Island East Bay Area Special Olympics on Aquidneck Island for the 36th consecutive year. This year’s Games kick off on Sunday, April 23 at 10 a.m. with opening ceremonies at 10:30 a.m. at Gaudet Middle...

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Pulitzer Prize winning author James Mcpherson to present public lecture

NEWPORT, R.I. – Pulitzer Prize-winning author James M. McPherson, a leading expert on the American Civil War, will present a public lecture focusing on the war’s failed peace negotiations and its lasting impact on the nation on Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Salve...

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Residents team up with students to develop Sidewalk Parade

NEWPORT, R.I. – Residents in the city’s Broadway/North End neighborhoods have been partnering with Salve Regina University art students and local artists throughout the spring semester to create a “Hope” themed Sidewalk Parade, which will step off from the Florence Gray...

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Sophomore biology major Gabrielle Kuba named Newman Civic Fellow

NEWPORT, R.I. – Gabrielle Kuba of West Haven, Conn., a junior biology major at Salve Regina University, has been honored as a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, the Boston-based non-profit organization supporting civic engagement on college campuses throughout the...

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Musician, educator and TV personality Jon Batiste to present commencement address

NEWPORT, R.I. – Internationally acclaimed musician Jon Batiste, a Forbes “30 under 30” who is the music director and bandleader for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, will address the graduating class and receive an honorary doctorate when Salve Regina University...

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Salve Regina hosts 54th East Coast Shotokan Karate Championships April 8-9

NEWPORT, R.I. (April 3, 2017) – About 150 athletes representing 30 different clubs will compete in the 54th Annual East Coast and Collegiate Shotokan Karate Championships this weekend at Salve Regina University.   The two-day event on April 8-9, which is being organized by...

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Mercy Center hosts ‘Welcoming the Stranger: The Reality of Refugees in Rhode Island’ on April 5

NEWPORT, R.I. (March 30, 2017) – As the issues of immigration and refugees continue to be debated in the United States, the Mercy Center for Spiritual Life at Salve Regina is welcoming members of the university community to a program featuring three speakers who will share...

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Princeton art history specialist presents public lecture on April 4

NEWPORT, R.I. (March 29, 2017) – Catherine Fernandez, art history specialist at Princeton University, will present a public lecture, “Collecting and Context: Medieval Church Treasuries,” on Tuesday, April 4 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. at Salve Regina University.   Free and open...

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