Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Pope refreshes papal history

Celestine and rules for papal abdication -- Upon the surprise announcement of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation on Feb. 11, URI Professor of History Joƫlle Rollo-Koster wrote about the precedent for the pope to step down. Professor Rollo-Koster is one of only a handful of medieval historians who deal with the history of the papacy. This article was published in the Providence Journal, Jan. 13.

Ogletree lecture generates attention

The Black History Month presentation by Harvard Law Professor Charles Ogletree generated considerable attention in the local media and a full-house in Edwards Auditorium.  Several media outlets wrote advance stories about the lecture, including Rhode Island Public Radio, GoLocalProv, and the Providence Journal, and several more covered the event and reported on his comments, like the Warwick Beacon, Narragansett Times, Johnston Sunrise, and Chariho Times,

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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