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InSight: Rivier Academic Journal    

Volume 14, Number 1, Fall 2018      




Editor’s Note, by Vladimir V. Riabov, Editor

Associate Editors and Editorial Board

Reviewers for January 2018 – December 2018


Vision 2020, Higher and Better: Committed to innovation, Rivier announces plan for new Science Center

Breaking New Ground: Athletics Pavilion construction commences with a groundbreaking ceremony at Raider Field

Innovation in the Sciences

The Power of Gathering


The Death of Companion Animals and the Politics of Grief, by Sr. Lucille C. Thibodeau, pm, Department of English

Emotional Intelligence and Organizational Stress of Police Officers, by Michael McCutcheon, Londonderry, NH Police Department; Forensic Education, LLC

Diversity Awareness: How Pre-Service Teachers’ Notions of Diversity Were Effected after Attending a Multi-Cultural Conference, by Sarah R. Edwards Moore, Department of Education, Susquehanna University

Checkpoints, Cloud and Collaboration (C3): A Learning Framework to Improve Learning Outcomes for International Students in Computer Science, by Keith Bagley, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science; IBM Research

Revising Mathematical Foundations for Computer Science Courses, by Vladimir V. Riabov, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Social Networking Web Application Using Struts Framework, by Saroj Maharjan, M.S. Program in Computer Science



Sifting For Gold: Paintings by Dominique Boutaud” (January 29 – March 1, 2018)

Fields of Vision/Points of View: The Rivier Collects Project” (March 20 – April 26, 2018)

Was God Dead? Biblical Imagination in German Biblical Prints of the late 19th and early 20th century” (September 24 – November 1, 2018)

Circles of Wonder: Christmas Crèche Figures from Around the World” (November 26 – December 12, 2018)


Rivier Theater Company presents: “Are We There Yet?” (November 16–17, 2018)


“The Sculptor” and “Young Lovers”, by Olga Bentsman Kundra Barron, Red Cliff, CO


Nursing Students Go Global

Trip to Rome, Italy (May 13-19, 2018)

ARGYLES Scholars Explore Niagara Escarpment

Teaching Trips 2019

Global Health Professions Cultural Immersion Trip to Belize (March 3-10, 2019)

Costa Rica Trip (April 13-20, 2019)


Christmas in Bethlehem, by Vladimir V. Riabov, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Streets of Asia: Guangzhou, China, by Seth Osher, London, UK


Rivier Remembers Bob Weisman, Trustee Emeritus

Rivier Remembers Sister Joan Joyal, pm


Dr. Marilyn Daley Honored with Nurse Practitioner of the Year Award

The Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Welcomed Its First Graduate: Tracy Hardy, DNP, APRN, by Marilyn Daley, Division of Nursing and Health Professions

No Boundaries: Barry Pietrantonio ’17G CMHC, by Michelle Marrone

Samuel Tamposi, Jr. Appointed Trustee Emeritus

A Member of the Rivier University Board of Trustees Ana Hebra Flaster, by Michelle Marrone

A Member of the Rivier University Board of Trustees Brad Kreick, by Michelle Marrone

University Expands Board of Trustees: John Stebbins and Gerardine Ferlins

Local Leaders Join Board of Trustees: Sharon McOsker Tamposi, Dr. Jahmal Mosley, and Edward (Ted) Dudley III

Honoring a Lifetime of Achievement: Pauline Taylor, Class of 1968

Recognizing Alumni Distinction and Achievement: Daniel Sauvageau ’95G, Linda Brodeur ’82/’01G, Johaida Jean-Francois, RN, ’13, and Lauren Hall ’12/’16G

Real People. Real Stories. Real Success: Ted Dudley, MBA, Class of 2000, Lisa Dias, Ed.D., Class of 2016, and Chelsey Hussey, BSN, Class of 2017, by Michelle Marrone

Exploring the Universe: Meet Kevin Gill ‘11G, by Michelle Marrone

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Michael McCutcheon ’18G

Alumni Spotlight: Suzanne Delaney ’16G

Alumni Spotlight: Deepa Rani Gabadari 14G


Rivier University Commencement-2018 Highlights Innovation, Technology and Service

Rivier University to Recognize Entrepreneurs Jeremy and Elizabeth Hitchcock at Commencement on May 12, 2018

NH Governor Sununu and Congresswoman Kuster speak at Rivier

Rivier University Awarded $2.04 Million Dollar Federal Nursing Grant

Regional Experts Gather at Rivier University to Address the Opioid Crisis

Mobile Health Clinic Makes Its Maiden Voyage

Rivier-PLUS Company Partnership Honors Lifelong Learning

Rivier University Introduces Three New Programs

New STEM Degree in Cybersecurity Management

Rivier University Reaches Out to Mount Ida College Students

Holocaust Remembrance Day Event Commemorates Victims’ Lives and Survivors’ Spirit (April 11, 2018)

Documentary Series: “The Ascent of Woman”

Rivier University Receives Top Rankings




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