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InSight: Rivier Academic Journal    

Volume 13, Number 1, Spring 2017      

"TAKE SIDES"      



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

Associate Editors and Editorial Board

Reviewers for April 2016 – April 2017


The Mighty Oak Within: New Initiative Helps Students Identify Their Greatest Potential, by Michelle Marrone

Inspired Spaces: Renewal project enhances Campus Quad


All Creation Groans”: The Lives of Factory Farm Animals in the United States, by Sr. Lucille C. Thibodeau, pm, Department of English

Addiction: Research and Implications, by Cynthia Bianco, M.S. Program in Clinical Psychology; Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Healthcare Literacy and Standardized Chemotherapy Education: Effects on Patient Outcomes (An Integrative Literature Review), by Katrina Parkhurst, M.S. Program in Nursing; General Hospital Cancer Center, Lowell, MA

The Impact of Service-Learning on Leadership Skills of Students who are Gifted and Talented in the Middle School, by Patricia Anne Coon, West Liberty University, Wheeling, WV

Statistical Analysis of a Catholic Confirmation Program, by James Fulford ‘17, B.A. Program in Mathematics

Helping International Computer Science Students Avoid Plagiarism and Cheating, by Vladimir V. Riabov, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science


Just One of Life’s Detours, by Michaeline Della Fera, Business Office



2016 Senior Art Student Exhibition (April 24–27, 2016), by Sr. Theresa Couture, pm

Shadow Worlds: The Child in Photojournalism” (January 13 – February 16, 2017)

Alfred Manessier: Composer in Colors” (February 27 – April 20, 2017)


Film Animation Festival, by Sr. Theresa Couture, pm


Rivier Theater Company presents: “Bad Auditions by Bad Actors” (March 31 – April 1, 2017)


On the Shoulders of Giants: Susan E. Barbaro, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology, Biology Department Coordinator, by Michelle Marrone

Rivier University Professors Recognized for Educational Excellence and Service to New Hampshire Communities: Dr. Elizabeth Harwood and Tracy Hardy, MS, APRN-BC

Susan Zator, Class of 1966, Receives 2016 Sister Madeleine of Jesus Award

Paving the Way to Success: Michael Messier, Class of 1990G, Master of Business Administration, by Patricia Garrity

A New Chapter — Pursuing a Second Career: Maura Fitzpatrick, Class of 2017, Master of Public Health, by Michelle Marrone

Rivier University Appoints Three New Members to Board of Trustees

Rivier University Appoints New Executive Director of University Career Services: Patricia Antonelli


Rivier University to recognize humanitarian Peter Kelleher at Commencement Ceremony on May 6, 2017

Making News: The Latest News from Rivier Faculty and Staff (from Rivier Today, Fall 2016)

2017 Celebrating Faculty Research, Scholarship, and Creative Accomplishment Event (April 17, 2017)

Dr. Joseph W. Spadano: Faculty book event (October 4, 2016), by Dan Speidel, The Regina Library

Dr. Kevin Wayne: Faculty book event (April 6, 2017), by Dan Speidel, The Regina Library

One Book, One Campus Program Engages Campus Community

Sophomore Global Scholars Presentations (April 20-27, 2017), by Timothy Doherty, Department of English

Answering the Call: Innovative Rivier Success and Visionary Program Advances Nursing Community Leadership and Diversity, by Michelle Marrone

Rivier Serves Projects Benefit Communities in Louisiana, Costa Rica, and New Hampshire

National and State Public Health Leaders Host Roundtable Discussions at Rivier University

Rivier Awarded Competitive $650,000 National Science Foundation STEM Grant

Hannaford Grant Supports New Community Health Initiative

A Rivier First: Smashers Cricket Team Wins 2016 Championship




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