A researcher of mosquito-borne illness at the University of Rhode Island has received an $11 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his studies, his second large grant and one of the largest ever for the university, URI announced Friday.
The University of Rhode Island will host a Google+ Hangout Thursday, Aug. 8, to talk about all things sharks, the school announced. The Web event is tied into perennial favorite Discovery Channel series “Shark Week,” which kicked off Sunday.
Dr. Kathleen C. Hittner was retired, and she and her husband were building a retirement home in Hilton Head, S.C., when Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee called and asked her to succeed Christopher F. Koller, the state’s first and only health insurance commissioner during the last eight years. more
The first step in revamping the University of Rhode Island’s MBA program seemed obvious: move it to Providence. The school’s main campus in Kingston, administrators felt, was too far removed from the heart of Rhode Island’s business community.
U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline joined VSA Arts Rhode Island at the Central Falls Public Library Thursday morning to announce a $10,000 grant through the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Education Grant Program.
David A. Logan has been in charge of Roger Williams University School of Law for a decade, half of the school’s existence and an unusually long run for a law school dean. This past summer, Logan announced that the upcoming academic year will be his last as dean as he’ll focus exclusively on teaching law at Roger Williams next fall. more
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