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RWU implements pass/no pass policy for spring 2020 courses

Ben Crawley l News Editor

March 28, 2020

Undergrad students will be allowed to convert their grades for the spring 2020 semester to pass/no pass effective immediately, according to an all-student email sent out by President Miaoulis on March 27. Students have until June...

Provost search still on despite COVID-19 changes

Isabella Gentile, Editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2020

When former provost Andy Workman left RWU last June, the university set a goal to appoint a new provost before the 2020-2021 academic year began. COVID-19 has recently changed much of campus’ normal operations, but it has not ...

Students and professors adjust to online courses

Allison Kirk, Herald Contributor

March 27, 2020

According to the Registrar's Office, there are roughly 1,600 courses loaded onto Bridges this semester, including some from the School of Law. Sue Bosco, associate provost of academic affairs, believes the university has the gr...

Students react to campus closing for the semester

Megan Willgoos, Managing Editor

March 27, 2020

Students will not be returning to campus for the rest of the spring 2020 semester as stated in an all-student email sent out by President Miaoulis on March 25.This decision was made due to the rapid effects COVID-19 has had ins...

COVID-19 updates | March 25

Megan Willgoos, Managing Editor

March 25, 2020

COVID-19 UpdatesMarch 25Students will not be returning to campus for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester as stated in an all-student email sent out by RWU President Miaoulis.  Student AccountsThe university expects to issu...

University considers pass/no pass options for remainder of the semester, but decision has not yet been made

Isabella Gentile, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2020

The Hawks’ Herald learned today that there is a draft circulating to faculty members from the administration detailing potential options for pass/no pass grading systems for spring 2020 courses. Two courses of action are being...

New professor to join journalism department this fall: Bernardo Motta brings new skills to the program

Isabella Gentile, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2020

The RWU journalism department will be welcoming a new faculty member this fall.Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Bernardo Motta specializes in environmental and community journalism. Motta received his master’s from Pontif...

Short-term summer study abroad courses cancelled

Megan Willgoos, Managing Editor

March 19, 2020

RWU students who planned to take the short-term study abroad Beer Culture or Propaganda courses will be staying home instead. On March 17, Dr. Robert Cole, chair of the Department of Communication, Graphic Design and Web Development, t...

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