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RIC Prof. Lobban and Team of Archaeologists Discover Lost Temple in Sudan

Professor Emeritus Richard Lobban (center) unearths artifacts dating back to the fourth century, including Meroitic pottery, a skull, a temple column and jewelry

Conductor Edward Markward to Retire from Rhode Island College

After 40 years of bringing great classical music of the past and present to Rhode Island and training scores of Rhode Island College students, Professor Edward Markward is retiring.

Films by RIC Alum Are Among Station Nightclub Fire Tributes

This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of The Station nightclub fire, one of the deadliest fires in U.S. history. Among the many tributes will be the airing of a film created by Christian de Rezendes, a RIC alum, and Christian O’Neill.

A Passion for Teaching and Social Justice

Yanaiza Gallant with her students at the Lillian Feinstein Elementary School at Sackett Street in Providence.

Waiting for the End of the World

People have been predicting the end of time almost since the beginning of it. And without exception, they have all been wrong. So why would anyone believe that the world is going to end on Dec. 21, 2012?

Oretha Tarr: Born into War

"This frame should contain a photo of me from my childhood. However, there are no photographs to speak of. They were all destroyed in the war. I am beginning with empty space to honor those like myself who have no tangible evidence of their childhoods. The only images of my past are in my mind, tucked away safely where there is no violence to destroy them." 
— Oretha Tarr, RIC student

Closing the Gender Gap in STEM Fields: STEM Expo for Girls

Rhode Island College Impact

Workshop participants at the STEM Expo at Rhode Island College. (Photo credit: Tech Collective.)