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The following are PC news articles, in order of publication.
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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.

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.

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