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RWU Joins Planet Forward University Consortium

July 7, 2014

BRISTOL, R.I. – Roger Williams University is one of 10 universities internationally to join the Planet Forward University Consortium, a newly launched multimedia, digital storytelling collaborative aimed at providing an added voice for those working on sustainability challenges such as food security, water, energy and climate change.

Based at the Center for Innovative Media at George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, Planet Forward engages young people, opinion leaders, and innovators in finding solutions for the biggest challenges facing the planet. It provides a forum for experts and engaged citizens to come together to find solutions to shared challenges, specifically in the areas of energy, climate and sustainability.

Homecoming & Family Weekend: St. Baldrick's Day

Help the Inter-Class Council shave their way to conquering childhood cancer! RWU volunteers shave their heads in solidarity with kids fighting cancer, and family and friends give generously - worldwide. The St. Baldrick's Foundation uses the donations to fund more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the United States Government. Last year, RWU raised $19,500. Come and watch this heartwarming event; hair cutting services sponsored by Hair, Heart, and Soul in Bristol. Visit for more information.

Homecoming & Family Weekend: Autumn Festival

Join the Homecoming and Family Weekend committee at Autumn Festival. Activities include pumpkin painting, candy apples, live music performance by guitarist Austin Renfroe and dance performances by our student groups, activities for families and students; and so much more. Visit for more information.