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19 hrs ago | Go Local

GoLocalProv | Politics | Election 2014: Candidates’ Strengths and Weaknesses

With the general election seven weeks from Tuesday, most statewide candidates are now facing new opponents and a recalibrated field following the September 9 primary -- and are now working to ensure that their assets outweigh their liabilities. "The dust hasn't really settled yet, given that the pollsters, the Democratic party and the public sector unions need to figure out what to do next and how to do it better, given that things didn't go their way for the primaries," said Roger Williams University Professor of Political Science June Speakman.

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Related Topix: Kent County, RI

19 hrs ago | Go Local

GoLocalProv | News | See RI Candidates’ Strengths and Weaknesses

See where the top general election candidates stack up in the plus -- and minus -- categories as they take stock of their campaigns heading into November 4. Election Day in Rhode Island is Tuesday, November 4. With primaries decided, local academic experts June Speakman, Professor of Political Science at Roger Williams University, and Val Endress, Professor of Communications at Rhode Island College, broke down the strengths and weaknesses of the major candidates for statewide office in Rhode Island this year.

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Related Topix: Rhode Island College

Thu Sep 11, 2014

WHJJ-AM Providence

Roger Williams University Students Help in Beach Redesign

The town owns Grinnell's Beach and the state owns the Stone Bridge pier and is planning to renovate it and build pedestrian walkways and benches. The Herald News reports that the town asked Roger Williams University for help developing a design for the area.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

RWU Dean breaks down RI Governor's Race

After a heated primary season, Rhode Islanders will have a choice between Democrat Gina Raimondo and Republican Allan Fung.

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Related Topix: Rhode Island

WLNE-TV Providence

Roger Williams University tops list for best dining hall

A local university is offering more than just a good education, they offer a great meal. According to Thrillist.com , college topped the list for some of the delicious dining options they offer students including a lobster and steak dinner, a Thanksgiving feast, and Valentines Day chocolate fountains.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Go Local

GoLocalProv | Politics | Elorza Prevails in Providence Mayoral Democratic Primary

Elorza, the former Providence Housing Court Judge and Roger Williams University law professor, won a tightly contested battle over City Council President Solomon.

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Related Topix: Central Falls, RI

Go Local

GoLocalProv | Business | RI Universities Seek Greater Collaboration to Launch More Businesses

Rhode Island's independent colleges and universities are seeking greater collaboration in the areas of entrepreneurial education and venture development, according to Brown University Social Innovation Initiative Director, Alan Harlam. "We are happy to share our knowledge, we are happy to collaborate, and we see an opportunity both in the social impact space and also outside of it to use Brown's model of entrepreneurial education and venture development to launch more businesses," said Harlam.

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Related Topix: Brown University, New England Institute of Technology, Johnson & Wales University, Providence College, Rhode Island School of Design

Sun Sep 07, 2014

New York Post

College costs 101

It's a man-bites-dog headline: "College Gets Cheaper." But for law students at three American universities, that's just what's happened to their tuition bills.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

Wed Sep 03, 2014

FindLaw

Law School Price Cuts: What's the Real Story?

There was an interesting piece in The Wall Street Journal yesterday: a few law schools cut tuition and their enrollment numbers rebounded from the dismal depths of last year, with little impact to their admissions standards.

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Related Topix: University of Iowa, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

Tue Sep 02, 2014

JD Journal

Enrollment Numbers Increase When Law Schools Lower Tuition

Summary : Various law schools have offered tremendous reductions in tuition in hopes of increasing the size of their first-year classes.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, University of Iowa, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA, Pennsylvania State University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

Paiva Weed Names Thomas L. Papa as Chief of Staff

Mr. Papa has served since 2009 as Associate Director of the government relations firm F/S Capitol Consulting, LLC, where he has represented a diverse client base.

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Related Topix: Rhode Island

Mon Aug 25, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Roger Williams University volunteers spiffy up NBHS

Lynne LaBerge, who coordinates the college and career readiness center at NBHS, said a lot of the volunteers commented on the size of the school.

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Related Topix: Salem, NH

WLNE-TV Providence

ABC6 & Roger Williams University to host debate after the primary

One week after Rhode Island's primary elections, on Tuesday, September 16, WLNE-TV/ ABC 6 will broadcast the first gubernatorial debate at 7 pm live from the campus of Roger Williams University in Bristol.

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Related Topix: Bristol, RI

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

Doctor of Creativity: M.F.A. Update 2014

The M.F.A. in creative writing is considered a terminal degree, and therefore qualifies graduates to teach at the college level.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, Marymount Manhattan College, Manhattan College, University of Kansas

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