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  • Student sits on university quad

    A Passion for People, Public Health

    Kaleigh Wilson '13

    Emily D'Iorio '13 parlays her major and penchant for helping others into a graduate school acceptance to pursue a public health career.

  • Student stands inside a classroom

    Means to Her Dreams

    Jill Rodrigues '05

    ILA scholar Bre’Anna Metts-Nixon ’13 encourages students to pursue higher education in spite of life’s challenges.

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    From the Lab to the Stage

    Jenna Mulvey ’13

    Biology major Samantha Casale details the honor of singing the national anthem at this year’s Commencement Ceremony.

  • Students working at a volunteer site

    The Power of Youth

    Jill Rodrigues ’05

    With a diploma fresh in hand, Laura Dushkin ’13 heads for Costa Rica to inspire youth leadership through community development and conservation projects.

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    Her Time to Shine

    Melissa A. Patricio

    Student Commencement Speaker Clare Harmon '13 overcame a lifetime of challenges to cross the Commencement stage, citing hard work and service to others as keys to success.

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    The Rhode Island Charter and Roger Williams’s Legacy

    Jill Rodrigues ’05

    Historians, scholars and a legal expert illuminate Roger Williams’s influence on the American principles of freedom of conscious and limited government that continue to both resonate and cause tension today.

  • Student working inside construction site

    Building a Path to Education and Employment

    Jill Rodrigues ’05

    As RWU's first LAB graduate awaits his degree on May 18, construction management major Elsch Maisoh reflects on the major building projects he has managed and professional awards he has earned working with Gilbane Building Company.

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    Designing Seniors

    Jill Rodrigues ’05

    Graphic Design Senior Showcase highlights senior majors’ portfolios for campus community.