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The following are PC news articles, in order of publication.
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Research Catalyst
Dr. Seann P. Mulcahy receives American Chemical Society grant to support research on crude oil derivatives.

What a Weekend
Tourney titles, All-America honors top a thrilling two-day showing by athletics teams.

Meet-ups for Basketball
Alumni will host receptions in eight locations when the Friars come to town.

The 'Aeneid' Aloud
Continuing a new tradition, students and faculty read Virgil’s epic poem aloud for 12 hours.

'The God Factor'
Medicine and spirituality to be topic of St. Albert the Great Lecture.

President to be Honored
Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P. ’80 to receive Cardinal Cushing Award.

They’re ‘Fully Committed’
Tanner Henry ’15 leads an entirely student-produced one-act comedy on Nov. 14-16.

A Scholar Remembered
Latin American scholars honor the late Rev. Edward L. Cleary, O.P. for his work in the field.

Leading with Values
PC to host fourth annual conference for R.I. college students on Saturday, Nov. 8.

A Play for Veterans
PC professor adapts “Ajax” for modern audiences in outreach to returning veterans.

Rabbi to Lecture
Theological Exchange on Wednesday, Nov. 5, to feature Rabbi James Rosenberg.

Happy Birthday, Feinstein!
PC’s Feinstein Institute of Public Service commemorates 20 years of community service and academic study.

Weber on Mercy
Kerry Weber ’04 presents Distinguished Alumna Address at Liberal Arts Honors Convocation.

Welcome Freshman Families
Olympic gold medalist Vicki Movsessian Lamoriello '94 to give keynote at Freshman Family Weekend.

Comedy Front and Center
More than 30 students have roles in “The Imaginary Invalid,” to be presented over two weekends.

Planning Ahead
James Drinan J.D. ’78 takes on a new role as executive director of the American Planning Association.

ALS Hits Home
Employee Peter Weiblen says PC community ‘like family’ during his illness.

A New Mission
After a career as a contractor, Rev. James M. Sullivan ’82, discovers newfound joy.

Fifth Time's a Charm
PC community runs, walks the 5th annual Friar 5K.

A Writer’s Insight
Randall Professor Kathleen Norris discusses writing, spirituality in lecture.

Day of Play
Area schoolchildren get creative at Entrepreneurial Society’s second annual event.

Listening to Love
Singer Darlene Love shares her story of success, rebirth, and faith.

National Acclaim
Public and community service studies major Gretta Schaaf ’15 wins Newman Civic Fellows Award.

The Campaign Begins!
Launch party attended by 800 kicks off PC’s $140-million fundraising campaign.

Hear Love’s Story
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love will talk to PC students on Friday.

Celebrate with Us
PC launches a major fundraising campaign with a party Saturday night.

Five Years Running
Members of the PC community will raise money for scholarships through the Friar 5K.

International Flavor
Study abroad information sessions, lectures to mark International Education Week.

A Nice Ring to It
The Class of 2015 rings in a new tradition with Senior Ring Weekend.

Iron Chef Challenge
Father Brophy, Coach Cooley to compete in cook-off in Raymond Dining Hall.

Ice Bucket Challenge
Watch as Father Shanley and PC community raise funds, awareness for ALS research.

High-Stakes Event
The Fall Career Expo, the premier career program of the academic year, is set for Sept. 24.

Randall Professor’s a Poet
Kathleen Norris, award-winning author, will teach, lecture on campus.

Language Assignment
Students translate marketing information into Spanish for Parent Program.

Step Up
PC offers bystander training to help keep members of the Friar family safe.

Security in Your Smartphone
PC’s new smartphone apps provide reference information and notification in case of an emergency.

Funding Research
Faculty use College grants to fund research in the humanities, sciences.

It’s about Community
New students, faculty gather for Academic Convocation, the official start of the academic year.

Summer at Woods Hole
Four students spend the summer doing research in the lab of Dr. Joseph A. DeGiorgis.

Part of the Cancer Puzzle
With another NIH grant, Rev. Nicanor Austriaco O.P. can train even more undergraduate students to become cancer researchers.

Back to School
The academic year begins with the arrival of 1,037 freshmen and 21 new tenure-track faculty.

State of the Art
Dr. Deborah Johnson’s research demonstrates the economic impact of the arts in R.I.

Starting with Service
Nearly 200 students start their freshman year with service around Providence through Urban Action, FaithWorks.

Arts & Sciences Scholars
Four faculty members in different disciplines are awarded summer research grants.

Professionalism Personified
Mary R. Politelli’s caring disposition permeated the School of Business and the College.

Friar Foundations
25 members of the Class of 2018 spent 5 weeks on campus this summer, earning credits while learning about college life.

Friars on Tires
PC’s Cycling Team finished in the top half of its conference in its first year.

Russia Bound
Dr. Nuria Alonso García will spend a sabbatical year in Saint Petersburg, Russia, thanks to a Fulbright Award.

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.

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