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The following are PC news articles, in order of publication.
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Living Laboratory
Biology students can observe nature at work at a bio-retention garden featuring native plants.

Waste Not
Friar Food Rescue, which delivers excess food from PC dining halls to the hungry, expands and evolves.

Embracing Community
Hispanic community members share Mass, meal, fellowship with PC staff.

New Research Funding
Four students receive inaugural Walsh Fellowships for chemistry, biology research.

Summer Reading
Freshmen, transfer students will read and discuss Outliers this summer.

Music for all
Music students teach piano lessons to children and gain some education skills in the process.

College wins CASE Award
PC receives highest honor for admission/recruitment publication.

Back to Campus
Alumni gather for Reunion Weekend, enjoying WaterFire, barbecue, and awards brunch.

A Summer Abroad
For 11 Father Smith Fellows, summer means study, service around the world.

Drogula Wins Teaching Award
History professor honored for teaching, his "first and best love."

Doubly Rewarding
Accountancy students and alumni enjoy networking while sprucing up agency’s property.

Plea to Class of 2014
Speaker Dr. Temple Grandin exhorts graduates to work on "real projects."

Bryce the Student
Basketball star Bryce Cotton ’14 made his mark in the classroom, too.

Scholar Power
Creativity, curiosity, and enthusiasm define Alanna Smith ’14, the College’s latest Fulbright recipient.

A Faith Deepened
Saadia Ahmad ’14, Muslim student on a Catholic campus, introduced Interfaith Dialogue Group.

Forever a Friar
Cowl columnist Matt Santos ’14, who majored in English and biology, was accepted early to Brown’s medical school.

Career Navigator
A resourceful Sarah J. Michel ’14 excitedly awaits joining global food giant Nestlé.

From Job Loss to Degree
Unemployment leads John McNeil ’14SCE to bachelor’s degree and new career.

A Legacy of Service
Dave O’Connor ’14 started community service initiatives that will continue long after he graduates.

Discovering Leadership
While excelling at PC, Taiwo Adefiyiju ’14 encouraged students at her former high school in Providence.

Life in the Lab
Ryan Post ’14 spends three years on neuroscience research, authors three papers published in scientific journals.

Top Students
Valedictorians Katerina Protsenko '14, Laura Wells '14 say coming to PC was the best decision they ever made.

Restoring Homes, Lives
PC gives $750,000 grant to non-profit group to support housing in Smith Hill.

On Smith Hill
Student documentary, new café increase PC’s presence in the community.

Record-Setting Celebration
More than $877,000 is raised for key causes at the fifth annual “A Night in Black & White.”

Celebrating research
More than 200 students participate in annual Celebration of Scholarship and Creativity.

Miss America visits PC
First Indian-American to wear crown tells students to fight cultural misconceptions.

Graduate career advice
New advisor helps graduate students with career search.

Why Suffering?
Dr. Eleanore Stump presents Aquinas’ views on the existence of suffering in the Delasanta Honors Lecture.

Goodness and Gracious
Alumni and parents welcome Habitat for Humanity students with dinners and tales.

Business School Boost
PC’s School of Business rockets up Businessweek’s ranking of undergraduate programs.

Getting Students to Sleep
Armed with data, alumna, physician strive to improve student sleep habits.

Bridge Program Dawns
“Friar Foundations” aims to build first-year students’ academic, social confidence.

Heart and Soul in the NCAA
A Pep Band member’s story of the Friars’ trip to the NCAA Tournament.

Delasanta Lecture
Dr. Elenore Stump to discuss Aquinas’ response to why so much suffering exists in the world during annual Honors Lecture.

From Us, with Love
The Angell Foundation’s record $3.25 million gift to PC will benefit students in need.

PC’s 96th Commencement
Dr. Temple Grandin, an animal scientist and autism activist, will present the Commencement Address on May 18.

Spring Break Alternative
Students forego tradition on U.S., foreign service & study trips.

Engaging the Millennials
Randall Professor says a ‘graying’ Catholic Church needs to evangelize young adults.

Service Across Borders
Students in service-learning courses travel abroad with extra intercultural preparation, reflect on the experience upon return.

Celebrating Aquinas
Feast day marked with annual lecture, book awards, and post-Mass bash.

Networking Night
Alumni, students build professional connections at annual event.

Long Shot
One-armed basketball player Kevin Laue describes his path to Division I team thanks to those who helped him along the way.

Civil Rights Beacons
Fifty-plus years later, Freedom Riders recount their stories to PC audience.

Propelled by YouTube
Biologist, students analyze videos of flying, swimming animals to define universal rules for bending.

Shaping Values
At School of Business conference, students consider their values as leaders.

Art of Science
Scientists’ research images reexamined, celebrated as art.

These Shining Lives
Guest artists, students work together on These Shining Lives production.

National Ambitions
With Northeast crown in tow, PC students aim for U.S. Ethics Bowl title.

Taking the Lead
PC students direct leadership workshop for high schoolers.

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