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May 4, 2015
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
GHH Atrium
The Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition invites you to the Spring 2015 Celebration of Writing. Students and instructors from all WTNG course levels will be on hand to discuss writing in process and showcase some of their products. We invite everyone to be a part of the celebration of academic, public, and professional writing.
May 4, 2015
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FCAS 162
May 4, 2015
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
Presenting music majors and minors as well as faculty, staff and members of the local community, the program will feature theatrical music from classics to Disney. The performance is free and open to the public. For tickets, call 401-254-3626.
May 5, 2015
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FCAS 162
May 5, 2015
6:00 pm
Campus Recreation Center Field House
Join the Student Senate and the Department of Student Programs & Leadership as clubs, organizations, events and individuals are honored for their accomplishments this academic year.
Repeats every week until Tue May 05 2015 except Tue Mar 10 2015.
May 5, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Intercultural Center (Prayer Room)
May 6, 2015
7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center (The Barn)
Featuring music from the Broadway stage and the many composers who have been active in that field. The performance is free and open to the public. For tickets, call 401-254-3626.
May 6, 2015
9:00 pm
Upper Commons
Repeats every week until Sun May 31 2015 except Thu Nov 27 2014, Thu Dec 18 2014, Thu Dec 25 2014, Thu Jan 01 2015, Thu Jan 08 2015, Thu Jan 15 2015, Thu Mar 12 2015.
May 7, 2015
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.
May 8, 2015
(All day)
at MIT
May 9, 2015
(All day)
at MIT
May 9, 2015
6:00 pm
TBD
Repeats every week until Sun May 31 2015 except Sun Apr 05 2015.
May 10, 2015
4:00 pm
GHH 200
Join members of RWU's Christian community as they gather for prayer, reflection, and a simple celebration of Communion on Sundays during the academic year. All are welcome to this service, no matter where you are on your journey!
May 14, 2015
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.
May 15, 2015
(All day)
Main Athletic Field
The Honorable Roderick L. Ireland – the recently retired Massachusetts Supreme Court chief justice who was the first African-American appointed to the state’s centuries-old bench and notably voted in favor of same-sex marriage as his state became the first in the nation to legalize it – will deliver the Commencement address and be awarded an honorary degree at the Roger Williams University School of Law ceremony. The School of Law will also present an honorary degree to Providence-based defense attorney Robert B. Mann of Mann & Mitchell.
May 16, 2015
(All day)
Main Athletic Field
National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick – whose scholarship has made New England’s early history, from the Mayflower landing to the Battle of Bunker Hill, accessible to audiences both on the page and onscreen in the upcoming Ron Howard film "In the Heart of the Sea" – will address the Class of 2015 and receive an honorary degree during Commencement exercises. University Trustee and President of Samsung Electronics America Tim Baxter ’83 will also be awarded an honorary degree. This event is not open to the public; tickets are required.
May 17, 2015
4:00 pm
GHH 200
Join members of RWU's Christian community as they gather for prayer, reflection, and a simple celebration of Communion on Sundays during the academic year. All are welcome to this service, no matter where you are on your journey!
May 21, 2015
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.
May 24, 2015
4:00 pm
GHH 200
Join members of RWU's Christian community as they gather for prayer, reflection, and a simple celebration of Communion on Sundays during the academic year. All are welcome to this service, no matter where you are on your journey!