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As author of Common Reading 2018 book, investigative journalist Jeff Goodell to share insights on how to prevent environmental disaster on Oct. 2.


Sea-level rise is one of the most pressing issues of our time, bringing with it potentially devastating impacts on the environment and humanity. As a campus surrounded by water and in a state where most of the population lives near water, Roger Williams University will examine this critical issue through a year-long series of events, titled “Ocean State/State of the Ocean: The Challenge of Sea-Level Rise Over the Coming Century.”