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Phenomenal Females: The Women of Rhode Island College

Rhode Island College Impact

The college’s first woman graduate of color

In Remarks to U.S. House Committee, RIC Prof. Proposes Abolishing Credit Scoring

“Why is our economy built on taking loans and taking on debt to meet basic human needs?” asks RIC Associate Professor Tamara Nopper.

RIC Prof. is Editor of New York Times Bestseller on Abolition Politics

“Abolition politics is about finding solutions to social problems other than carceral or criminal punishment,” explains Associate Professor Tamara Nopper.

Faculty Members Tommy Ender and Leila Rosa Awarded North Star Collective Faculty Fellowship

This new fellowship is designed to support the professional development of faculty who are Black, Indigenous and People of Color.

Six Grants in Six Years for Biochemistry Professor Jamie Towle-Weicksel

“RI-INBRE has been very good to me in supporting my research,” says Jamie Towle-Weicksel. “I am very thankful.”

School of Nursing Takes on a (Simulated) Disaster

Rhode Island College Impact

Disaster simulation exercises don't just make nursing students better prepared for crisis – they make the state better prepared, too.

Ethnicity vs. Race, Part 2

“Race isn’t that important. Culture is what makes you who you are.” – RIC student, Heidi Salazar Martinez

Ethnicity vs. Race, Part 1

When talking about race and ethnicity, there are certain characteristics that can help people understand the differences.

Student Nurses of Color & New Taskforce Ignite Call to Action

"When we talk about diversifying the nursing workforce, we need to ask why there is a lack of diversity," says Turnipseed. "Why are student nurses of color struggling? What is different about their experiences than their white counterparts?