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$251K Champlin Grant Funds 2 Bio Labs & Equipment

“I am thrilled that The Champlin Foundations have chosen to support the work of our biology faculty who are providing high-quality learning experiences for our students,” said RIC President Frank Sánchez.

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Responding to Industry Changes in Film, Media

Film studies students have enhanced their skills on one of the biggest trends in the entertainment industry.

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Staying True to a Dream in Afghanistan and at the VA

Rhode Island College alum Casey Botelho says it is gratifying to serve fellow Veterans in her duties as a nurse at the Providence Veteran Affairs Medical Center.

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​The Rhode Island College 2nd Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service will be held on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Colleges across the country take this day to honor Dr. King’s legacy by giving back to their local communities. Please join this movement by serving with other campus students, faculty and staffat one of a number of sites in the greater Providence area. Enjoy a complementary kickoff breakfast before heading out to give back to our community. All participants will be transported to and from service sites and provided with a free t-shirt! Register at​.


​A workshop on “Understanding Disability Accommodations​” will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 12:30-2 p.m. in the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning in Adams Library 406. The take-away from this workshop will be a deeper understanding of how accommodations for students with disabilities support them in achieving their academic goals. This workshop will be facilitated by RIC Director of Disability Services Kerri Rossi-D’entremont. You are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee, tea and water bottles will be available.​


​On Friday, Feb. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon, in the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (Adams Library 406),​ faculty from different disciplines will share examples of how they address the following topics: critical-thinking learning outcomes for students, analysis and interpretation of information from multiple perspectives, questioning assumptions and conclusions, and understanding the impact of biases, including their own, on thinking and learning. The take-away from this workshop will be examples of exercises and/or assignments that you can use or adapt to promote critical thinking.


​On ​Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 12:30-2 p.m. in the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (Adams Library 406)​, come and learn more about the Committee for Faculty Scholarship and Development grants, including what they do and do not cover and ways to improve your chances of obtaining funding. Examples of successful grants for a variety of activities will be available to examine. This workshop will be facilitated by Natasha Seaman, chair of the Committee for Faculty Scholarship and Development and professor of art.


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