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Winter Storm Alert- Monday February 8, 2016

All Providence College classes, including evening classes, are cancelled for Monday, February 8th, due to inclement weather.
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The weather line can be reached at 401-865-1012.

Interdisciplinary Faculty Seminar

2014:  Curiosity

Seminar Participants:

Joseph Torchia, O.P., Professor of Philosophy and Seminar Coordinator
"Curiosity: A Prelude to Wonder? Exploring the Scope and Dynamics of Cognitive Desire"

Paul Crenshaw, Associate Professor of Art History
"Curiosity, Collecting and Value in the Visual Arts"

Margaret Healy-Varley, Assistant Professor of English
"Paying Attention and the Medieval Meditation"

Despina D. Prassas, Associate Professor of Theology
"The Ascetical Life: Fulfilling a Noviceís Spiritual Curiosity"

Josephine Ruggiero, Professor of Sociology
"Curiosity: Sociologists as Sleuths of Human Behavior"

Monica Simal, Assistant Professor of Foreign Language Studies
"Curiosity in a colonial context: the European encounter with the Americas"

Adrian Weimer, Assistant Professor of History
"What News?:Curiosity and Rumors in Early New England"

Catholic and Dominican

What does it mean to be a Catholic and Dominican college? We invite you to explore this question and the distinctive mission of Providence College.
About Providence College's Catholic and Dominican Identity