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October 7, 2014
10:30 am
North Residence Hall First Floor Lounge
RWU hosted the very first blood drive by the R.I. Blood Center in 1979. Since then, RWU community members have donated over 10,000 pints of blood, ultimately saving over 30,000 lives. Celebrate 35 years of partnership between RWU and the R.I. Blood Center by joining a special ribbon-cutting ceremony. The first blood drive of the academic year will also be held Monday, Oct. 7 and Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
October 7, 2014
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
North Residence Hall First Floor Lounge
In addition to today's blood drive, the Rhode Island Blood Center and RWU will celebrate the 35th anniversary of its partnership — which has resulted in over 10,000 pints of blood donated by University community members — with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. in the North Residence Hall First Floor Lounge. Celebrate 35 years of partnership by participating in the first blood drive of the academic year.
October 7, 2014
4:30 pm
Mary Tefft White Center, University Library
In this lecture on writing for young adults, Padma Venkatraman chronicles her journey from oceanographer to young adult author. Venkatraman is the author of the acclaimed young adult novels "Climbing the Stairs," "A Time to Dance," and "Island’s End."
Repeats every week until Tue May 05 2015 .
October 7, 2014
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Intercultural Center (Prayer Room)
Repeats every day until Sat Nov 01 2014 .
October 8, 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 8, 2014
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
North Residence Hall First Floor Lounge
In addition to today's blood drive, the Rhode Island Blood Center and RWU will be celebrating the 35th anniversary of its partnership — which has resulted in over 10,000 pints of blood donated by University community members, ultimately saving over 30,000 lives — with a variety of special events through April 2015. Celebrate 35 years of partnership by participating in the first blood drive of the academic year.
October 8, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
School of Law, Appellate Courtroom 283
The Congressman will be speaking to students about his experiences and insights from representing Rhode Island in the United States Congress. He serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Budget Committee.
October 8, 2014
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Campus Recreation Center Field House
A Career Fair designated for students in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Construction Management and Math. Be sure to register on Hawks Hunt.
October 8, 2014
4:00 pm
MNS 210
Information Session about Summer 2015 trip to Paris with Professors D'Amore and Meriwether.
October 8, 2014
4:00 pm
at RWU
vs Lasell College
October 8, 2014
4:30 pm
Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, University Library
In time of war, presidential power is at its peak. How did Lincoln use, and possibly abuse, this power? How do his actions compare with other war-time presidents like FDR, LBJ, and Barack Obama? June Speakman, a professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations, will engage the audience in finding answers to these questions regarding presidential authority. This 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 8, 2014
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MNS 213
The Peace Corps will be on campus to discuss new information regarding the application process.
October 8, 2014
7:00 pm
at RWU
vs Bridgewater State
October 8, 2014
7:00 pm
at Bridgewater State University
October 9, 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 9, 2014
(All day)
Time and Place TBA
CCC Semifinals
October 9, 2014
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
GHH Atrium, GHH G01, SE 124
In celebration of National Coming Out Day, the RWU Intercultural Center will be sponsoring numerous LGBTQ-related events today.
Repeats every week until Sun May 31 2015 .
October 9, 2014
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Intercultural Center (Multipurpose Room)
A new opportunity for prayer, intercession, meditation on campus. Join us each Thursday from 12 to 12:30 p.m. for a spiritual "time-out" during the week, to pray for own concerns and those we know and to lift up intercessions for our community and the world. All are welcome, no matter where you are on your spiritual journey.
October 9, 2014
7:00 pm
at Eastern Nazarene College
October 10, 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.