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Researchers discover organic molecules to be effective in fight against drug-resistant bacteria

NEWPORT, R.I. (Aug. 3, 2016) – Members of Olympic sailing, triathlon and rowing teams competing in polluted waters at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro may be interested in peer-reviewed research just published by a Salve Regina University chemistry professor and co-authored...


National conference connects past, present and future of jazz dance

NEWPORT, R.I. (July 20, 2016) – A national jazz dance conference created by Salve Regina University professor Lindsay Guarino is being held on campus July 31-Aug. 3, which is on the heels of the city’s famed Newport Jazz Festival July 29-31. The conference, “Jazz Dance: Roots...


CHP program awarded federal grant to support SC battlefield protection project

NEWPORT, R.I. (July 12, 2016) – Salve Regina University’s Cultural and Historic Preservation program has been awarded a $39,000 grant from the National Park Service to conduct a site documentation project on an historic battlefield in South Carolina. The grant, administered...


‘The Arts, Nature and Eco-Consciousness’ is topic of weekend professional workshop June 24-26

June 15, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Christopher Carbone, program coordinator 401-341-3122 ‘The Arts, Nature and Eco-Consciousness’ is topic of weekend professional workshop June 24-26 NEWPORT, R.I. – A weekend workshop for professionals interested in implementing...


Salve Regina to award 704 degrees during its 66th commencement ceremony on May 15

Salve Regina President Jane Gerety, RSM, will confer 704 degrees on Sunday, May 15, when the university celebrates its 66th commencement on the Oceanside lawn of McAuley Hall. The academic procession steps off at 9:15 a.m., with the ceremony slated to begin beneath the...


Salve Regina names nursing department to honor multi-generational support of Rodgers family

The Rodgers Family Department of Nursing was officially dedicated today by Salve Regina University’s Board of Trustees to honor the passion of their longtime fellow trustee, the late Thomas A. Rodgers III, and to pay tribute to the multi-generational support of the entire...


Shura Baryshnikov to discuss creative freedom, acceptance of self during Atwood Lecture on April 27

Shura Baryshnikov, co-founding artistic director of Doppelgänger Dance Collective, will talk about “Mercy Me: Creative Freedom through Acceptance of Self” when she presents the Atwood Lecture at Salve Regina University. Free and open to the public, Baryshnikov’s talk will be...


University hosts Arboretum Week activities April 21-29

The University is planning several on-campus activities April 21-29 in conjunction with Newport Arboretum Week, a series of activities that call attention to the city’s legendary urban forest that is now suffering from significant losses in its population of magnificent...


Environmental Club screens “REUSE!” documentary, hosts Q&A with filmmaker on April 20

Salve Regina’s Environmental Club, in collaboration with Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corp., will present a one-time screening of “REUSE! Because You Can’t Recycle the Planet,” and host a Q&A with the film’s director, Alex Eaves, as part of the university’s Earth Week...


Dance minors present annual ‘Student Choreography Showcase’ on April 21-23

Salve Regina University’s dance minors will present new dance works in their annual Student Choreography Showcase, which is being directed by assistant professor of dance Lindsay Guarino and 2015 Salve Regina graduate Cayley Christoforou. Performances will be given in Megley...