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April 4, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center — University Library
Roger Williams University (RWU) presents the Fifth Annual RWU Tournées French Film Festival. The theme this year is “Connecting through Storytelling.” The Festival will take place from April 3-8 and will be free to the general public and campus community. The RWU Tournées French Film Festival was made possible by a grant from the French American Cultural Exchange, a New York-based nonprofit that promotes French culture through grants and special projects in arts and education.
Repeats every week until Wed May 17 2017 .
April 5, 2017
12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
Campus Recreation Center (Dance Studio A)
All members of the RWU community are invited to this weekly group aimed at helping you to better cope with the stressors of the modern world. Both eastern and western teachings will be utilized and the sessions will incorporate gentle stretching, meditation, imagery, deep breathing and relaxation training. The class will be led by Counselor Debbie Knapman from the RWU Center for Student Development. Please feel free to join us if you are interested in learning and practicing these age-old approaches. Please wear comfortable clothing.
April 5, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Campus Recreation Center Field House
Mark Your Calendars! Calling all Alumni! Will you be seeking interns or full-time hires in 2017? If so, mark your calendar for the Spring Career Fair. We're kicking off "Career Week" in March; 15+ career-related events leading up to the career fair. Register your company today.
April 5, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GHH 01
Roger Williams University (RWU) presents the Fifth Annual RWU Tournées French Film Festival. The theme this year is “Connecting through Storytelling.” The Festival will take place from April 3-8 and will be free to the general public and campus community. The RWU Tournées French Film Festival was made possible by a grant from the French American Cultural Exchange, a New York-based nonprofit that promotes French culture through grants and special projects in arts and education.
Repeats every week until Thu May 11 2017 except Thu Mar 23 2017.
April 6, 2017
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
CAS 126
All members of the RWU community are invited to stop by Mindful Roger on Thursdays from 12-12:30 p.m. in CAS 126 for a time of meditation, quiet reflection, and intercession. Sometimes we all need a place and time just to stop and re-engage the heart, mind, and soul. Sessions will include music, readings, the naming of concerns, and quiet. Led by Rev. Nancy Hamlin Soukup, University Multifaith Chaplain and Director, Office of Spiritual Life. For more information, email nsoukup@rwu.edu.
April 6, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GHH 01
Roger Williams University (RWU) presents the Fifth Annual RWU Tournées French Film Festival. The theme this year is “Connecting through Storytelling.” The Festival will take place from April 3-8 and will be free to the general public and campus community. The RWU Tournées French Film Festival was made possible by a grant from the French American Cultural Exchange, a New York-based nonprofit that promotes French culture through grants and special projects in arts and education.
April 7, 2017
6:00 pm
GHH 01
Roger Williams University (RWU) presents the Fifth Annual RWU Tournées French Film Festival. The theme this year is “Connecting through Storytelling.” The Festival will take place from April 3-8 and will be free to the general public and campus community. The RWU Tournées French Film Festival was made possible by a grant from the French American Cultural Exchange, a New York-based nonprofit that promotes French culture through grants and special projects in arts and education.
April 8, 2017
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
School of Education
The Rhode Island Writing Project Annual Spring Conference for K-16 educators will be held on the RWU Bristol campus in the School of Education on Saturday, April 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The keynote speaker is Linda Christensen, a noted speaker on writing for social justice. In addition, graduate students from the School of Education Literacy Education Program are presenting their writing craft during numerous breakout sessions.
April 8, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GHH 01
Roger Williams University (RWU) presents the Fifth Annual RWU Tournées French Film Festival. The theme this year is “Connecting through Storytelling.” The Festival will take place from April 3-8 and will be free to the general public and campus community. The RWU Tournées French Film Festival was made possible by a grant from the French American Cultural Exchange, a New York-based nonprofit that promotes French culture through grants and special projects in arts and education.
April 8, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
GHH 01
Roger Williams University (RWU) presents the Fifth Annual RWU Tournées French Film Festival. The theme this year is “Connecting through Storytelling.” The Festival will take place from April 3-8 and will be free to the general public and campus community. The RWU Tournées French Film Festival was made possible by a grant from the French American Cultural Exchange, a New York-based nonprofit that promotes French culture through grants and special projects in arts and education.
Repeats every week until Sun May 14 2017 except Sun Mar 12 2017, Sun Apr 16 2017.
April 9, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
GHH 206
Join the Catholic Campus Ministry for a weekly Mass held each Sunday on campus during the academic year. For more information, contact Faculty Advisor Madge Thombs, mthombs@rwu.edu.
April 10, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admissions House
Our Spring Open Houses allow visitors to completely customize an itinerary based on topics of interest to them, including sessions ranging from Athletics and Study Abroad to application tips, how to choose a college major and more! Visitors will have the opportunity to sit in on a mock class, take a student-led campus tour, experience our top-ranked dining options at lunch and find out more about the Admission and Financial Aid processes.
Repeats every week until Tue May 02 2017 except Tue Dec 13 2016, Tue Dec 20 2016, Tue Dec 27 2016, Tue Jan 03 2017, Tue Jan 10 2017, Tue Jan 17 2017, Tue Jan 24 2017, Tue Mar 07 2017, Tue Mar 14 2017.
April 11, 2017
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Intercultural Center (Prayer Room)
Zen Meditation instruction provided every Tuesday, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m, in the Prayer Room (lower level) of the Intercultural Center. Please come sit with us, relax and find your true way. Meditation mats and cushions will be provided.
April 12, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admissions House
Our Spring Open Houses allow visitors to completely customize an itinerary based on topics of interest to them, including sessions ranging from Athletics and Study Abroad to application tips, how to choose a college major and more! Visitors will have the opportunity to sit in on a mock class, take a student-led campus tour, experience our top-ranked dining options at lunch and find out more about the Admission and Financial Aid processes.
April 12, 2017
12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
Campus Recreation Center (Dance Studio A)
All members of the RWU community are invited to this weekly group aimed at helping you to better cope with the stressors of the modern world. Both eastern and western teachings will be utilized and the sessions will incorporate gentle stretching, meditation, imagery, deep breathing and relaxation training. The class will be led by Counselor Debbie Knapman from the RWU Center for Student Development. Please feel free to join us if you are interested in learning and practicing these age-old approaches. Please wear comfortable clothing.
April 12, 2017
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Providence Campus
For students interested in Criminal Justice, Leadership, and Public Administration. Informal, drop-in schedule.
April 12, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WaterFire Arts Center, Providence, RI
Please join us to celebrate how we are changing education and our community. Enjoy an evening of food, drinks and celebration at the new WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. You’ll learn about more than one hundred projects led by Roger Williams students and see the impact they are having in the community. Free and open to the public, but guests must register to attend.
April 13, 2017
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
CAS 126
All members of the RWU community are invited to stop by Mindful Roger on Thursdays from 12-12:30 p.m. in CAS 126 for a time of meditation, quiet reflection, and intercession. Sometimes we all need a place and time just to stop and re-engage the heart, mind, and soul. Sessions will include music, readings, the naming of concerns, and quiet. Led by Rev. Nancy Hamlin Soukup, University Multifaith Chaplain and Director, Office of Spiritual Life. For more information, email nsoukup@rwu.edu.
April 17, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admissions House
Our Spring Open Houses allow visitors to completely customize an itinerary based on topics of interest to them, including sessions ranging from Athletics and Study Abroad to application tips, how to choose a college major and more! Visitors will have the opportunity to sit in on a mock class, take a student-led campus tour, experience our top-ranked dining options at lunch and find out more about the Admission and Financial Aid processes.
April 18, 2017
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Intercultural Center (Prayer Room)
Zen Meditation instruction provided every Tuesday, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m, in the Prayer Room (lower level) of the Intercultural Center. Please come sit with us, relax and find your true way. Meditation mats and cushions will be provided.