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Fall plan Zoom session sees big turnout and more discussion on keeping the community safe

Rachel Dvareckas, Managing Editor

July 30, 2020

Over 200 students tuned into a Zoom session about fall reopening measures on July 22. A panel of RWU faculty members hosted the meeting and discussed planned measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus this fall....

@blackatrwu Instagram account prompts conversation among students, alumni and parents

Emma Bartlett, Arts and Culture Editor

July 30, 2020

In late June, RWU alumni were inspired to create an Instagram dedicated to BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) students, alumni and family members. The page invited individuals to share their experiences with racism,...

RWU committed to reopening for fall 2020 semester

Isabella Gentile, Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2020

Many students have been wondering how the fall semester will play out amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Tonight, they have finally gotten some answers. President Ioannis Miaoulis announced via all-student email that RWU is fully commi...

RWU’s Musical Theatre Workshop adjusts to a new normal

Emma Bartlett, Arts and Culture Editor

April 24, 2020

As most students will soon prepare for online finals, those in Professor Nancy Rosenberg’s Music Theatre Workshop will prepare for a virtual cabaret. Rosenberg’s workshop is a semester-long course where students come tog...

University adds additional dates for move out: Two weekends have been determined for students to grab the rest of their belongings

Megan Willgoos, Managing Editor

April 24, 2020

Students who have not yet moved out of their residence hall rooms will be able to do so on May 29 and 30, with an additional opportunity on June 5 and 6 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Although the current stay-at-home orders and essenti...

June orientation sessions to move online

Isabella Gentile, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2020

Summer orientation sessions will move online as a result of COVID-19, according to Vice President of Student Life Dr. John King. King announced the news in the virtual Student Senate Meeting on April 20. After exploring differe...

Center for Counseling and Student Development transitions to online services

By Megan Willgoos / Managing Editor

April 21, 2020

Counselors at the RWU Center for Counseling and Student Development can no longer meet with students in person since campus closed due to COVID-19. As a result, the center has adjusted to these changes, offering online servic...

Pay cuts, more furloughs coming to RWU

By Ben Crawley / News Editor

April 21, 2020

The university administration has decided to furlough more employees and reduce pay for employees across the board in an attempt to fill an $11 million gap in the budget. This decision resulted mostly from giving refunds back to ...

RWU law school announces new dean

By Allison Kirk l Herald Contributor

April 21, 2020

The RWU Board of Trustees and the Law Board of Directors have selected Gregory Bowman to become the sixth dean of RWU Law. “I am really excited and honored to be joining the RWU community,” Bowman said in a press releas...

University confirms COVID-19 case in the community

Isabella Gentile, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2020

On April 4, the university confirmed its first case of COVID-19 in the school community. A staff member working in the Marine and Natural Sciences (MNS) Wet Lab tested positive for the virus.  The news came via an all-RWU ema...

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