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Friar Dom: Welcome Class of 2020
Date Posted: August 22, 2016​​

Class of 2020 freshmen arrive on the Providence College campus this Thursday, August 25. PC Experts “spoke” with a Friartown pro who shared tips every Friar should know. These tips can also be found on:





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Kevin Newman: Can City Sounds Be Relaxing?
Date Posted: August 15, 2016​

A report by Providence College Assistant Professor of Marketing Kevin Newman, shows that honking taxi horns and crowded sidewalks are where some people find their zen. His study pits nature against neurotics and shows that high-anxiety situations are actually calming for certain people.​​​ ​

Robert Hackey: Affordable Care Act
Date Posted: August 10, 2016​

The Affordable Care Act changed the US healthcare system when President Obama signed it into law in March 2010. Providence College Professor of Health Policy and Management Dr. Robert Hackey recently completed a study that ranks all 50 states using a report card that focuses on the performance of the health insurance marketplaces. How Rhode Island and the other states did can be found here: Evaluating the performance of state health insurance marketplaces  ​