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2012-05-31 06:25:23

World's Largest Celebration of Italian-American Culture and Heritage to be Held on October 8, 2012 NEW YORK, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mario J. Gabelli, the eminent philanthropist and investment innovator, will be Grand Marshal of the New York City's 2012 Columbus Day Parade, the world's largest celebration of Italian-American culture and heritage. The 68th annual Columbus Day Parade be held on October 8, 2012, and will feature 35,000 marchers and over 100 contingents,...

2011-05-13 07:00:00

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy (MMLA) in partnership with Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I., will soon open its new Italian Academy, a full immersion Italian residency program for middle and high school students this summer. The program, taking place this summer from June 26 to July 23, will offer a unique study abroad alternative for students interested in learning more about the Italian language and culture in an engaging...

2010-10-14 11:20:00

Mallika Sarabhai and Taslima Nasrin Examine the Intricate Relationship Between Art and Identity BRISTOL, R.I., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of the intricate relationship between art and identity, Roger Williams University will host two pioneers of the international women's movement as a part of its ongoing Civil Discourse Lecture Series. This year's theme, "Artists and Writers at Risk," features Indian choreographer, dancer and activist Mallika Sarabhai, and Taslima...

2009-08-19 23:01:00

BRISTOL, R.I., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roger Williams University (RWU) is ranked 7th among the 64 colleges and universities in its category in U.S. News & World Report's 2010 rankings of best colleges, its highest ranking ever. Roger Williams University was ranked in the Best Baccalaureate Colleges - North, which includes institutions that focus on undergraduate education and offer a wide range of degree programs in the liberal arts and in professional fields such as...

2009-03-06 11:00:00

Expo Concludes with Announcement of RWU Scholarship Award to Middletown High School Sophomore BRISTOL, R.I., March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing commitment of encouraging young women to pursue careers in science and technology, Roger Williams University today announced a full-scholarship award for one participant during the 2009 GRRL Tech expo being hosted on campus. Mersina Simanski, sophomore at Middletown High School, was presented today with a scholarship that...

2008-12-03 07:00:00

BRISTOL, R.I., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, Dec. 6, volunteers will transfer nearly 750,000 adolescent oysters to restoration sites in Bristol Harbor and neighboring areas, culminating the third annual cycle of a joint effort between local community members and marine science researchers at Roger Williams University to bolster Rhode Island's diminished oyster population. "RWU is committed to reinvigorating Rhode Island's oyster populations," said Timothy Scott,...