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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
By United Press International

Lesser-known private colleges cutting tuition to lure students

NEW YORK, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- The president of a Rhode Island university says his school is bucking the trend of private colleges slashing tuition in a bid to attract more students.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013.
By United Press International
Articles of impeachment against AG Eric Holder to be filed

Articles of impeachment against AG Eric Holder to be filed

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Eleven U.S. House Republicans have drafted articles of impeachment against Attorney General Eric Holder, an action one lawmaker said wasn't done lightly.

To draw students, colleges slicing tuition, cutting financial aid

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Faced with scaring off potential students with the high cost of education, some U.S. colleges say they are lowering tuition while decreasing discounts.

Anti-Tea Party posters taped to Rep. Williams' office door

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, called anti-Tea Party posters taped to the door of his congressional district office in Austin an anti-Republican hate crime.
Fort Hood gunman Nidal Hasan forcibly shaved on death row

Fort Hood gunman Nidal Hasan forcibly shaved on death row

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Officials said Fort Hood gunman Nidal Hasan was shaved after his move to death row and Texas legislators proposed a new compensation bill for shooting victims.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 21, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011.
By United Press International

Rhode Island gov. stands by 'holiday tree'

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee sparked controversy nationwide when he called a 17-foot spruce tree in the State House a "holiday tree."

'Born Free' pianist Williams dead at '87

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Pianist Roger Williams, whose hits included "Autumn Leaves" and "Born Free," died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles, his assistant said. He was 87.

R.I. prof: Roger Williams had dark side

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- A Rhode Island College professor says he wants to set the historical record straight on the state's hero, Roger Williams.

R.I. hospital chief found guilty of fraud

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- A former Rhode Island hospital executive was convicted Monday on mail fraud and conspiracy charges in a political influence peddling scandal, prosecutors say.
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Roger Williams
Andy Williams appears in concert at Orleans Casino in Las Vegas, NV on June 4, 2005. (UPI Photo/Roger Williams)
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Professor Roger Stanley Williams, CBE is a British medical doctor, specialising in hepatology (treatment of the liver). He is currently Director of the Institute of Hepatology at UCL University College, London.

Williams was part of the medical team that performed the first liver transplant in the UK in 1968.

He is recently well known for treating footballer George Best, who suffered various liver ailments after a battle with alcoholism. Williams supervised a liver transplant on Best in 2002. . Best died in 2005.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Roger Williams."
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