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Repeats every day until Sat Nov 01 2014 .
October 21, 2014
(All day)
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, University Library
The Roger Williams University Library is one of over 200 libraries selected to host this traveling library exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
October 21, 2014
9:00 am
SE 115
Interested in applying for federal, state, or foundation grants but don’t know where to start? Have a great research or program idea and want to explore how to write a grant for external funding? Join us for a Grant Writing Workshop for faculty and administrators presented by the Office of Sponsored Programs.
Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Wed Oct 29 2014 except Mon Oct 13 2014.
October 21, 2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ARCH 121 – Exhibition Gallery
October 1 – October 28, 2014 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (M-F)
October 21, 2014
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lower & Upper Commons
Blue and Gold lunch in Upper and Lower Commons to support RWU athletics — thenbring that spirit to support the men's soccer team in their "Go Roger!" game against Wentworth Institute of Technology on Wednesday. Limited number of Spirit Week shirts will be distributed.
October 21, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
MNS Lobby
Join students, faculty and employers at the 2014 School of Justice Studies Career Reception. Be sure to register on Hawks Hunt and bring copies of your résumé.
October 21, 2014
4:00 pm
CAS 157
Part of Social Justice Week 2014, Sustained Dialogue will lead a discussion of this topic. This is a merit point event.
October 21, 2014
4:30 pm
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, University Library
James Tackach, a professor in the Department of English & Creative Writing, will explain how Lincoln, in the final two years of his life, paved the road for the passage of the Fourteenth Amendment through his policies and writings. This event is part of a series of Roger Williams University sponsored programs held in conjunction with the traveling exhibition: “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” on display in the University Library from September 23 to October 31.
October 21, 2014
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
CAS 162
Do you want to know what it is like to work in a developing country doing humanitarian work helping to build the social and economic capacity of others? Are you curious about what life is like for an NGO worker abroad? Are you interested in learning how to transfer your skills and academic training to meet the needs of real people facing difficult circumstances including famine, drought, or conflict? If you answer yes to any of these questions, this lecture and discussion by Jeffrey K. Ratcliffe, MPA, MHSA, an 18 plus year veteran of development work abroad is the answer. Mr. Ratcliffe will inspire you and regale you with stories from the field.
October 21, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GHH G01
Meet Rhode Island-based screenwriter and director Chris Sparling as he speaks in a free forum called “Writing the Horror Film.” This event is part of the 15th Annual Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival.
Repeats every week until Tue May 05 2015 .
October 21, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Intercultural Center (Prayer Room)
October 21, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Law 286
"Inequality for All" is a passionate argument on behalf of the middle class. This film features Robert Reich — professor, best-selling author, and Clinton cabinet member — as he demonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy. The film is an intimate portrait of a man whose lifelong goal remains protecting those who are unable to protect themselves.
October 22, 2014
(All day)
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, University Library
The Roger Williams University Library is one of over 200 libraries selected to host this traveling library exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
October 22, 2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ARCH 121 – Exhibition Gallery
October 1 – October 28, 2014 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (M-F)
October 22, 2014
3:00 pm
ARCH 132
The RWU Women's Center invites you to a screening of the documentary "Girl Rising," a documentary about about nine unforgettable girls striving beyond circumstances, pushing past limits.
October 22, 2014
4:00 pm
at RWU
vs. Wentworth Institute of Technology
October 22, 2014
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GHH G01, GHH Atrium
In "Reclaim the Thunder: Words, Music and Social Change!" Taina Asili will guide a discussion on ways music has been used as a tool to transform our world, and share inspiration she has gathered from her 20 year history writing and performing songs that seek to reclaim power, inspire, break barriers and unite. Then catch a live performance of "Rebel Music!"
October 22, 2014
6:00 pm
ARCH 132 – DF Pray Foundation Lecture Theater
October 22, 2014
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Turf Field
Support the men's soccer team as they "Just Beat WIT (Wentworth Institute of Technology)" under the lights! ICC, Hollerin’ Hawks, and Athletics are teaming up to support the men's soccer team in their quest to "Just Beat WIT." Wear white and get your face painted by Hollerin’ Hawks! Limited number of Spirit Week shirts will be distributed.
October 22, 2014
7:00 pm
at RWU
vs Wentworth College
October 22, 2014
7:00 pm
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, University Library
Socrates Café is a forum for a guided discussion of a philosophically significant question. In keeping with the theme of the traveling exhibit, "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War," on display in the library from September 23 to October 31, a moderated discussion will challenge students and faculty to explore whether the United States is truly “dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” Moderated by Professor David Logan from the RWU School of Law.