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January 26, 2017
4:30 pm
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center — University Library
RWU Multifaith Chaplain Nancy Hamlin Soukup will present the story of the Unitarian Service Committee’s efforts to rescue and aid victims of the Nazi Holocaust between 1939 to 1951. The legacy of Martha and Waitstill Sharp and work of the USC have inspired and shaped vital response to humanitarian crises, challenging modern forms of genocide and other violations of human rights.
February 27, 2017
5:00 pm
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center — University Library
"The Raising of America" is the first national, fully integrated media/public engagement project that aims to reframe the way Americans look at early child health and development. The documentary film raises awareness about recent research on connections between early childhood experience and the long-term prospects for health, education, and economic success. It asks the question: How does America's policies and services for infants and young children measure up in comparison to other countries in the world?
March 2, 2017
7:00 pm
CAS 157
Amber Chand’s one-woman performance takes audiences on a remarkable journey into a world of Indian-arranged marriages, British boarding schools, tyrannical African dictators, encounters with an Indian holy man and Rwandan genocide survivors, and the rise and fall of her multimillion-dollar company.
March 29, 2017
4:00 pm
Campus Recreation Center
As part of Roger Williams University’s annual celebration of the many cultures and nationalities celebrated at RWU, this year’s Global Fest event will give special place to a celebration of RWU and Rhode Island refugee heritage communities, cultures, foods and arts.
April 5, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Campus Recreation Center Field House
Mark Your Calendars! Calling all Alumni! Will you be seeking interns or full-time hires in 2017? If so, mark your calendar for the Spring Career Fair. We're kicking off "Career Week" in March; 15+ career-related events leading up to the career fair. Register your company today.