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President’s Distinguished Lecture – Ambassador Andrew Young

Inauguration Week 2011 Event.

Presentation with Ambassador and Activist Andrew Young will highlight Inauguration Week 2011 events; reception with Ambassador Young to immediately follow.

About Ambassador and Activist Andrew Young

For a university that prides itself on creating a healthy exchange of ideas on the most pressing questions facing society and seeks to instill in its graduates a drive to serve the broader public interest, the chance to host Andrew Young as an honored guest and participant during Inauguration Week 2011 is opportune.

Film Screening: "Naz & Maalik"

Two young Muslim men balance their mutual romantic attraction with life in post-9/11 Brooklyn in "Naz & Maalik." Merit point event For more information, visit

RWU Celebrates Local Food Community with Annual Eat Local Challenge

September 29, 2015

Bristol, R.I. – Today, the University joins together to celebrate the Annual Eat Local Challenge - a day on which the campus community comes together to sample farm-fresh foods at the outdoor farmer’s market and feast on regionally authentic dishes in the dining commons, all to celebrate the importance of environmentally responsible food sourcing.

For this year’s Eat Local Challenge, Chef de Cuisine Jon Cambra will highlight Rhode Island’s best with dishes – grilled swordfish kabobs, lobster sliders, braised beef pot roast and scallop ceviche, among other menu items. The dining commons will also feature a chilled raw bar featuring littleneck clams, onset oysters and east beach blond oysters. Other specialty dishes will include seaweed salad, potato leek soup and eggplant roulades with autumn squash and goat cheese. All of the ingredients are harvesting within 150 miles of the campus.

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East Asian Studies Lecture Series: Punish and Purge — The Aftermath of the Beijing Massacre

Jeremy Brown, an associate professor of history at Simon Fraser University, will deliver a lecture titled "Punish and Purge: The Aftermath of the Beijing Massacre, 1989-1992." The event is co-sponsored by the Spiegel Center for Global and International Studies.

Third Annual Unity Day: A Diversity & Social Justice Conversation

How will you make a difference in our commUNITY? What matters to you? Are you someone who believes in inclusion and social justice? Do you want to learn more about diversity on campus and get a chance to meet students who share the same passions, interests and values as you? Be part of our third annual Unity Day on Saturday, September 26, from 9:30 am to 6:30 pm! At Unity Day, you will:

•Form lasting memories with your classmates over faculty-led workshops, meals, and other fun activities!

Info Session: Study Abroad in Asia

Learn about our programs in China, Japan and South Korea.

Info Session: Study Abroad in Latin America

Information on our programs in Santiago and Valparaiso, Chile; Mendoza, Argentina and Costa Rica.

Info Session: Study Abroad in Australia & New Zealand

Information on our programs at the Deakin University in Melbourne, University of Wollongong, James Cook University in Townsville and Cairns and Griffith University in Brisbane.

Info Session: Study Abroad in Ireland

Check out our programs located in Ireland at the University of Limerick, University College Dublin, Dublin City University and National University of Ireland, Galway.

Info Session: Study Abroad in London / University of Westminster

Information on our program at the University of Westminster in London. This program is available to nearly all majors and has internships opportunities available.