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  — Feb. 27News


College loses community partner with the death of Francis H. Smith

The College lost a great friend and community partner with the death on Tuesday, Feb. 24, of Francis H. Smith, 56, former executive director of the Smith Hill CDC. Mr. Smith was the father of five, including two students and an alumna.


Historian Taylor Branch explains the lessons we’re still learning from Selma

The events 50 years ago in Alabama that inspired the movie Selma remind us how difficult it is to implement democracy and how effective non-violent protest can be, according to civil rights historian Taylor Branch. 


Danielle Waldron '15 describes her approach to research. The health policy and management major authored a report with two PC professors that outlines New Hampshire's "wait and see" approach to implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Friars and Food, Providence College Magazine 
Academics More

A Scholarly Anniversary
Dr. Roger Carmosino celebrates 40 years as the editor of an international research journal.

European Tour
Students in two choral groups to perform in Vienna, Salzburg, and Prague this spring.

Taylor Branch to Visit
Civil rights author will lecture, meet students, and offer faculty workshop on Feb. 10.

Football Meets Physics
Dr. Seth T. Ashman says Patriots’ explanation for deflated footballs is plausible.

Fulbright Opportunity
Special-education teacher Kate Raffile ’04 is thrilled to do research in New Zealand.

Alumni Receive Chemistry Research Fellowships
Four chemistry majors are researching global issues, thanks to prestigious grants.

Good News for Teachers
New program combines teacher certification with master’s in urban teaching.

 
Alumni More

From Basketball to Obama
Dr. Sheila Harrity ’87 describes how PC helped her become National High School Principal of the Year.

Mystery Novel Twists
John J. Partridge ’61 incorporates PC and a fictitious Dominican into his latest book.

Welcome Alumni, Families
More than 1,500 expected on campus Feb. 13-15 for Alumni & Family Weekend.

Solid Connections
Nearly 775 alumni and students interact in a series of career-oriented opportunities.

Fulbright Opportunity
Special-education teacher Kate Raffile ’04 is thrilled to do research in New Zealand.

Saluted for Service
PC brings home honors for community service contributions.

Alumni Receive Chemistry Research Fellowships
Four chemistry majors are researching global issues, thanks to prestigious grants.

 

 



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