BRISTOL, R.I. – Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors gathered over the week to present their research at the fifth annual Student Academic Showcase and Honors (SASH). The event represents the collective intellectual accomplishments of the university during the academic year and provides an opportunity for students to share their academic and creative activities with the RWU community.
The event featured student poster presentations, thesis presentations, capstone and other paper or project presentations; and also panel discussions, displays of design work, exhibitions of visual and multimedia artifacts, performing arts recitals, literary readings, theatrical performances, and spotlighting of Community Partnership Center projects. Topics at SASH ranged from business analytics to load detecting walking boots to mathematical equations and restoring historical landmarks.
BRISTOL, R.I. – Planning to join the millions of people to catch the debut this weekend of Pixar’s highly anticipated sequel, Finding Dory? In anticipation of those viewers desiring to buy their own version of the star to keep as a pet, marine science experts from Roger Williams University and New England Aquarium offer a research-based argument to leave Dory on the reef.
BRISTOL, R.I. -- Nearly 650 students turned out over two days to present their research at the 2016 Student Academic Showcase and Honors (SASH) at Roger Williams University. Topics ranged from Intelligent Ground Vehicles -- designing an autonomous robot that navigates an obstacle course -- to Haitian Refugees and even the John Lennon and Yoko Ono Bed-In. A weeklong exhibit of student work bookended the two-day SASH programming, including a keynote speech, "Face Values: The Illusions of First Impressions," by Princeton University Professor of Psychology Alexander Todorov.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – To celebrate the culmination of an extraordinary exhibition of photographs documenting the historic Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights march in Alabama in 1965, Roger Williams University and Providence Public Library will host a Freedom Journey 1965 finale event on Wednesday, Feb. 24, as the conclusion of Black History Month nears.
Providence Journal columnist Ed Fitzpatrick and NAACP Providence President James Vincent will lead an armchair discussion on the Civil Rights movement, the establishment of the NAACP and 21st-century issues of race, social justice and human rights. Local community members are invited to attend this free event, which is sponsored by Bank of America.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Through the lens of an extraordinary exhibition documenting the historic Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights march in Alabama in 1965, the photographer and a fellow march participant joined a longtime social justice activist on Wednesday evening for a wide-ranging conversation on the history of the fight for equal voting rights, the impact of the continued lack of diversity in present-day positions of authority, and much more.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – An extraordinary exhibition of photographs documenting the historic Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights march in Alabama in 1965 launched its national tour in Rhode Island in November – and next week, local community members will get the chance to hear directly from the photographer.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Featuring a series of striking images captured inside the heart of the action during the harrowing Selma to Montgomery civil rights march in Alabama in 1965, an extraordinary exhibition of photographs documenting the pivotal demonstration for freedom will launch its national tour in Rhode Island.
BRISTOL, R.I. – As its Fall 2014 semester begins, Roger Williams University School of Law has welcomed renowned WikiLeaks defense lawyer David Coombs to its faculty as Visiting Associate Professor of Law.
Coombs, who has previously taught at RWU Law as an adjunct faculty member, will be coaching the school’s trial team and teaching “Criminal Procedure: Investigation,” a required second-year course, during the Spring 2015 semester.
In recent years, Coombs – whose Providence-based law practice focuses on defense work in military courts-martial proceedings – won national media attention as the lead defense counsel for Chelsea Manning f/k/a PFC Bradley Manning, the soldier convicted last summer in the largest leak of documents in United States history.
BRISTOL, R.I. -- In the latest issue of RWU, we shared with you a delectable recipe for Miso Seaweed Soup, courtesy of Chef Jonathan Cambra – assistant director of culinary operations and head catering chef for the University’s food services provider, Bon Appetit Management. But what’s dinner without dessert? Carrageenan – a common stabilizing agent derived from Chondrus crispus (a.k.a. Irish moss) – serves a sustainable substitute for gelatin to give the panna cotta its smooth and creamy texture.
Panna Cotta with Seaweed and Grape Compote Garnish
1/3 C Irish Moss Seaweed
4 C whole milk
3/5 C granulated sugar
1.5 tsp. vanilla
BRISTOL, R.I. -- Wanted more between the pages of RWU Magazine's spring issue? Us, too! Whether you're enjoying your issue of RWU poolside, lakeside or surfside, here is some extra content to sink your teeth into -- from seaweed recipes to misunderstood zombies.
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