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Taubman Center Director Marion Orr Moderates Mayoral Debate

Marion Orr, director of the Taubman Center, moderated a Providence mayoral forum on March 31, 2014 hosted by the Rhode Island Black Business Association. Four Democrats, Lorne Adrain, Jorge Elorza, Brett Smiley and Michael Solomon, participated, along with Daniel Harrop, a Republican.

Read more in the April 1, 2014 edition of the Providence Journal.

(Distributed April 1, 2014)

Capstone 2014: From Bangladesh to the White House and Back to Rhode Island

The Taubman Center's master's class of 2014 will be the first to complete a two-semester capstone. Students are clearly benefiting from the extra time to develop and define their capstone projects. Students had a “full immersion experience,” during the fall semester as they worked closely with clients to define the scope of their work, says Taubman professor and capstone coordinator Bill Allen.

(Distributed February 5, 2014)

Professor Valerie Cooley Awarded Presidential Faculty Fellowship

Valerie Cooley teaching Introduction to Public Policy:

Taubman lecturer Valerie Cooley has been awarded a Presidential Faculty Fellowship from Rhode Island Campus Compact. The fellowship program provides funds to college educators to foster civic and community engagement beyond the classroom. Cooley will pilot a state budgetary analysis as part of this spring’s Introduction to Public Policy class. 

(Distributed January 30, 2014)
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