NEWPORT, R.I. — Last night, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution, Peter W. Singer, discussed his latest book “Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know” and took his captivated audience on … Continue reading
NEWPORT, R.I. – Filmmakers Elyse Katz and Steven Feinberg will join former members of the late Senator Claiborne Pell’s staff on Wednesday, April 30, for a screening of Pell Grants: A Passion for Education. The 2013 documentary, which premiered at … Continue reading
Mrs. Nuala Pell, philanthropist and widow of the late Sen. Claiborne de Borda Pell, passed away early Sunday morning, The Providence Journal reports: Word of her passing prompted an outpouring of tribute. “An extraordinary woman whose grace and decency infused … Continue reading
At a forum last night for Rhode Island gubernatorial candidates (organized by the Economic Progress Institute and held at the Ocean State Theatre in Warwick, RI), one of the participants emphasized a point that all of us would do well … Continue reading
In the Pell Center’s inaugural podcast, Carolyn Deady, fellow for global challenges, is interviewed by Jim Ludes about her recent study: Incarceration and Recidivism: Lessons from Abroad.
American Muslims are confronting a stark new reality: mounting opposition to the construction of mosques, congressional hearings into the radicalization of Muslim youth and rising hate crimes against Muslims. Americans hold a less favorable view of Islam today than even … Continue reading
A generation ago, “cyberspace” was just a term from science fiction, used to describe the nascent network of computers linking a few university labs. Today, our entire modern way of life, from communication to commerce to conflict, fundamentally depends on … Continue reading
NEWPORT, R.I. – Pioneering TV investigative journalist Jim Taricani heads an award-winning lineup of screen storytellers who will show and discuss their work during the second annual Story in the Public Square conference April 11 at Salve Regina University’s Pell … Continue reading