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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...


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...


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...


Music, theatre and dance department presents Godspell

NEWPORT, R.I. (March 28, 2017) – Salve Regina University’s department of music, theatre and dance will present its production of Godspell with performances scheduled March 30-April 9 at the Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St.   Performances will be given at 8 p.m. on March...


Dozen presenters featured in ‘Growing Ideas’ TEDx event at Salve Regina on March 25

NEWPORT, R.I. (March 22, 2017) – A dozen community speakers with expertise in a variety of topics will serve as presenters during a TEDx event being held on the Salve Regina University campus on Saturday, March 25. The presentations, collectively themed “Growing Ideas,” will...


Salve Regina hosts 12th French Film Festival March 26-April 6

NEWPORT, R.I. (March 21, 2017) – Six thought-provoking films featuring subjects as wide-ranging as Versailles in the final days of the Ancien Regime, French colonial rule in the mid-20th century, life in contemporary Paris for immigrant schoolchildren and the trials and...


ADJ department to cut ribbon on new digital forensics lab

NEWPORT, R.I. (Jan. 24, 2017) – Salve Regina’s broader cyber community of students, faculty, business leaders and state dignitaries will gather on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 6:15 p.m. to officially celebrate the opening of its new digital forensics lab, part of the university’s...


Faculty-student researchers publish study examining collegiate sports injuries

NEWPORT, R.I. (Jan. 19, 2017) - An article co-authored by Dr. JD Swanson and two of his students that examines and compares injuries sustained in the martial arts versus other NCAA contact sports has been published today in a peer-reviewed scientific journal. The goal of the...


Community meeting Jan. 26 will discuss ‘Poetry of the Wild’ project launch in Newport

NEWPORT, R.I. (Jan. 18, 2017) - Organizers of Poetry of the Wild, a community-based art and poetry project that will launch in Newport in April, will host an open meeting for anyone interested in learning how they can be involved in the project. The meeting will be held on...


Students complete 365-page ‘Siege of Newport’ analysis for National Park Service

NEWPORT, R.I. (Dec. 6, 2016) – Salve Regina University students working in collaboration with the Middletown Historical Society have completed a 365-page investigative analysis of the Siege of Newport, a 1778 battle fought from opposing hills in Middletown that became one of...