Salve Regina University http://ripr.org en Salve Regina Students' Alternative Spring Break: Civil Rights Tour http://ripr.org/post/salve-regina-students-alternative-spring-break-civil-rights-tour <p>About 20 Salve Regina students will be doing something different on their spring break this year. They will be taking a civil rights bus tour to learn more about the movement. The tour bus will stop at key sites from the era and the students will interact with former participants. Salve Regina associate professor of religion and theology Dr. Anthony LoPresti said he hopes his students will recognize that racism still remains an issue in our society today.</p> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Benjamin Bryant 29817 at http://ripr.org Century-Old Painting Discovered on Ceiling of Newport Mansion http://ripr.org/post/century-old-painting-discovered-ceiling-newport-mansion <p>A huge, century-old painted canvas was discovered in Newport, hidden under two layers of paint on the ceiling of a Salve Regina University building. Visiting conservators were scraping off a layer of ceiling paint when they accidentally exposed the work of art underneath.</p><p>Salve Regina professor and chair of university’s cultural and historic preservation program Robert Russell described the moment of discovery:</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:23:06 +0000 Ben Becker 29480 at http://ripr.org Century-Old Painting Discovered on Ceiling of Newport Mansion Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Heather Abbott Speaks About Her Recovery http://ripr.org/post/boston-marathon-bombing-victim-heather-abbott-speaks-about-her-recovery <p>Newport resident and survivor of the Boston marathon bombings Heather Abbott gave her first formal presentation Wednesday to a packed lecture hall at Salve Regina University.&nbsp; Abbott told the audience how she recovered from the partial amputation of her left leg. She&rsquo;s continuing physical therapy for that injury but she must still undergo surgery for another.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:21:27 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 23003 at http://ripr.org Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Heather Abbott Speaks About Her Recovery The Bottom Line: What a CEO Needs to Know about Cyber Security http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-what-ceo-needs-know-about-cyber-security <p>Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling "The Bottom Line." Each Friday they look at business news and themes that affect local business and the public.</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 17:50:03 +0000 Dave Fallon & Mark Murphy 21262 at http://ripr.org The Bottom Line: What a CEO Needs to Know about Cyber Security Joe Biden to launch Salve Regina program honoring Nuala Pell http://ripr.org/post/joe-biden-launch-salve-regina-program-honoring-nuala-pell <p>Vice President Joe Biden will visit Salve Regina University on August 22 to honor Nuala Pell, widow of Sen. Claiborne Pell, and&nbsp; to inaugurate a leadership program at the university to be named for Mrs. Pell.</p><p>Called the Nuala Pell Leadership Program in Public Service, the program will support leadership opportunities for Salve Regina students. The university and the Pell family have a long association; Salve Regina has a Pell center named for the late Sen. Pell and Mrs. Pell has been a college trustee.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 20:51:47 +0000 Scott MacKay 18337 at http://ripr.org Veep to Visit Salve Regina http://ripr.org/post/veep-visit-salve-regina <p>Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to attend a reception at <a href="http://salve.edu" target="_blank">Salve Regina University</a> in Newport next month, according to the Associated Press.</p><p>The event at the <a href="http://www.salve.edu/pellCenter/events.aspx?trumbaEmbed=eventid%3D105776352%26view%3Devent%26-childview%3D" target="_blank">Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy</a> will recognize Nuala Pell, wife of the late Senator Claiborne Pell, for her work in philanthropy, education and public service.</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 13:03:00 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 18173 at http://ripr.org