July 4, 2020

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  • News | Feb.04, 2010

    Johnson Comes to PC after Four Years at Augustana

    Jeffrey A. Johnson, Ph.D., has been fascinated “with presidents, wars and random facts” since childhood. It was this fascination and infatuation that brought him to the Department of History here at Providence College.

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  • News | Feb.04, 2010

    Study Abroad Policy Changes Are a Good First Step

    Cowl Editors commend study abroad policy chances regarding tuition and financial aid.

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  • News | Feb.04, 2010

    Bill Gates Donates $10 Billion

    According to MSNBC, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced that it will donate $10 billion over the next decade in order to research new vaccines and bring them to the world’s poorest countries. Gates reports to MSNBC that he remains undiscouraged that the needs of the poor are greater by the fact the aid which is available to them.

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  • News | Feb.04, 2010

    Haiti Effort at PC Remains in Forefront

    Nearly one month of school has passed since the devastating earthquake took the lives of thousands in Haiti. Project Haiti raised an estimated $4,000 in the past month, but the group hopes collaborative initiatives will increase the amount of donations to their goal of $10,000.

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  • News | Feb.04, 2010

    Yemen Fighting Terrorism

    Since the failed Yemeni terrorist attacks on Dec. 25, 2009, Yemen continues to remain in the political spotlight. British Prime Minister Gordon Brown organized a Yemen conference for Jan. 27,. 2010, in London.

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  • News | Feb.04, 2010

    Professor

    Poem by Tom Nailor ’12

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  • News | Feb.04, 2010

    Learning the Typewriter

    Essay by Nicole Amaral ’10

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  • News | Feb.04, 2010

    Missile Defenses Rapidly Increase in Persian Gulf

    The Obama administration has placed antimissile systems in at least four countries and implemented new defense missile systems against possible Iranian missile attacks. Recently, President Barack Obama has attempted to negotiate with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps, but has been primarily unsuccessfully.

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  • News | Feb.04, 2010

    No Money for Work Study

    This year has marked an overwhelming demand for work study positions at Providence College. Despite the demand, positions are no longer available, through the Feinstein Institute for Public Service as it is already overstaffed for off-campus work study positions for the spring 2010 semester. Many students who received work study financial aid were previously allowed to complete their work hours at off-campus sites, such as St. Pius School.

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  • News | Feb.04, 2010

    Element

    Poem by Nicole Amaral ’10

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