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University to Host Roving Eye Film Festival from April 12 to 19

April 9, 2015

BRISTOL, R.I. – FLICKERS: The Rhode Island International Film Festival and Roger Williams University are collaborating to present the 10th annual Roving Eye International Film Festival from April 12 to April 19. The festival will feature more than 50 international films, including numerous world and United States premieres, as well as workshops with visiting filmmakers and a celebration of legendary film actor Anthony Quinn.

All films will be free and open to the public. Festival screenings will be held in Global Heritage Hall, Room G01, and the University Library’s Mary Tefft White Cultural Center. International films will be screened with English subtitles.

The full schedule of film screenings is available here:

President's Report: Shining a Light on University's Past, Future

April 15, 2015

BRISTOL, R.I. -- When most folks think of a searchlight, those immense, unwieldy apparatus that project unmistakable beams of light, often dancing across the nighttime sky. Whether via a traditional carbon arc lamp or powerful Xenon bulbs, searchlights start with a high-intensity source of energy, collected in a parabola-shaped reflector and channeled into a common source -- that powerful beam of light. In many ways, our campus community is a reflective surface in its own right, collecting the energy and lumosity of students, alumni, faculty, staff and partners, returning it to a common source -- Roger Williams University -- and projecting a powerful beam of knowledge, expertise and talent beyond our campus, called upon to solve problems and to serve society. 

CEN Spring Week "Rogeritaville": Fireworks

To finish off a great Spring Week, CEN will have fireworks and an ice cream sandwich truck on D'Angelo Common.

CEN Spring Week "Rogeritaville": Block Party

The annual Block Party will be held in the North Campus Parking Lot, featuring carnival rides and games, food trucks, student performers, and country singer Brett Young! 

CEN Spring Week "Rogeritaville": Comedian Retta

CEN presents comedian Retta from "Parks and Rec." There will be finger sandwiches and fruit kabobs! 

CEN Spring Week "Rogeritaville": Quad Fest

CEN's quad fest features a water slide, mechanical shark, air brush beach towels, Bossman Burgers, kettle corn, slushies and much more! 

CEN Spring Week "Rogeritaville": Spring Concert featuring Bowling for Soup and Big Sean

CEN is proud to present the spring concert 2015, featuring Big Sean and Bowling for Soup. Doors will open at 7:30 and the show begins at 8. Ticket and RWU Student ID required. 

CEN Spring Week "Rogeritaville": Backyard BBQ

CEN is having a backyard BBQ around the North Campus Residence Hall with BBQ food, volleyball, backyard games, air brush tattoos, take home your own bamboo, and much more! 

CEN Spring Week "Rogeritaville": Blue Man Group Getaway

CEN is going on a getaway to Boston, Mass. to see the Blue Man Group on Tuesday April 21, 2015. Students can sign up to attend online or at our table in the Commons on Monday, April 20 and Tuesday, April 21. 

CEN Spring Week "Rogeritaville": "Big Hero 6"

CEN presents Spring Week's first event: the movie "Big Hero 6." There will be curly fries, mac & cheese, and chicken tenders served.