Salve Regina University

  • Pell Center Fellow to Instruct Cybersecurity Course

    NEWPORT, R.I.—The Pell Center’s Senior Fellow for Cyber Leadership, Francesca Spidalieri, has designed and is now teaching a new graduate-level course, Management of Cyber Opportunities and Threats (MGT 558). The course, which is a new core requirement, represents a distinctive feature of the Salve Regina MBA program and is open to students from other academic disciplines as well. Cybersecurity is increasingly central to the purview of senior business executives and … Read More

  • Pell Center Encourages Salve’s Class of 2018 to Apply for Leadership Program

    Rising sophomores are invited to participate in Nuala Pell Leadership Development Program The Pell Center invites students from Salve Regina’s Class of 2018 to apply for the Nuala Pell Leadership Development Program for the 2015- 2016 academic year. Named in honor of the late Nuala Pell, the wife of Sen. Claiborne Pell and an avid supporter of service, the Nuala Pell Leadership Development Program aims to build students’ leadership skills … Read More

  • Upcoming Lecture | An Evening with Sonia Nazario

    On Monday, April 13th, the Pell Center at Salve Regina University is hosting Pulitzer-Prize winning author and journalist Sonia Nazario in partnership with The Mosaic Student Newspaper and the Office of Mission Integration. Nazario‘s work focuses on issues of immigration and human rights. Her book, Enrique’s Journey, follows a Honduran boy on an odyssey that takes him away from his home country in search of his mother, and a better life, … Read More

  • Pell Center Enters Knight Foundation’s News Challenge

    The Pell Center has entered in the Knight Foundation’s News Challenge competition with a proposal for a game app called “Could You Be President?” The Knight News Challenge hopes to answer the following question–how might we better inform voters and increase civic participation before, during and after elections? “Could You Be President?” challenges players’ knowledge of current issues including global warming, security, government spending, and immigration. By playing the game, users will … Read More

  • Upcoming Roundtable Discussion | Drone Technology, Privacy, and the Theater of War

    Drone technology is increasing in sophistication and application at a rapid pace. Drones can now deliver your purchases and take aerial photographs of your favorite landmarks. They can also listen into your conversations, observe you from afar and even kill you. The regulation of drone technology is taking on increasing importance and this discussion will enable us to look at some of the key personal and security issues. Please join … Read More

  • You've Crossed the Line

    Upcoming Event | “You’ve Crossed The Line” Comedy Competition

    The Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy is sponsoring an event on Wednesday, Feb. 25 during Salve Regina University’s third annual Multicultural Education Week. Featuring comedians of all persuasions, race, color, religion and scent, You’ve Crossed The Line is a competition show, that brings comedians and education to the forefront of civil rights and human rights efforts to address freedom of speech, equality and diversity. It is the … Read More

  • Upcoming Roundtable | International Approaches to Education

    Education is a crucial aspect of a nation’s identity and development. However, not all educational systems are the same. Join us on Friday, February 13 in Miley’s Private Dining Room to discuss “International Approaches to Education” lead by Romina Fetta and Christelle Miskizak. Fetta is Salve’s 2014-2015 Fulbright FLTA from Argentina and Miskizak is Salve’s 2014-2015 Fulbright FLTA from France. They will present their countries’ approaches to education with an emphasis … Read More

  • Work Study Position | Research/Multi-Media Assistant

    The Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy seeks a current undergraduate student to serve as a multi-media assistant. The principle responsibility in this job is to assist in the development and execution of the Pell Center’s visual brand. This will include supporting the Pell Center’s online presence, and helping imagine creative means to share the work and insights of the Pell Center. In addition, the successful candidate will … Read More

  • Upcoming Roundtable | ISIS and Social Media

    Challenging the power of traditional news outlets, social media networks have given those involved in international conflicts access to rapid-fire distribution methods and a worldwide audience. But as extremist groups like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (also called ISIS or ISIL) use YouTube, Twitter, and other social media networks to distribute violent content that some call visual terrorism, a number of questions arise: Do social media companies have … Read More

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    “Ajax” Cast Member Raises Awareness of Veterans’ Issues

    Salve Regina student cast member of “Ajax” discusses the importance of supporting veterans Jacob Fernandes ’17, an involved student in Salve Regina University’s theatre community, will be playing the role of Menelaus in the Story in the Public Square’s reader’s theatrical production of “Ajax.” Fernandes, 19, is a social work major and theatre minor from Westbrook, Conn. Fernandes says he is amazed by how relevant the Greek tragedy is in today’s conversation … Read More