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Named University of Rhode Island’s first dean of the College of Health Sciences, Gary Liguori was most recently an educator, researcher and department head at the University of Tennessee. As dean of the college, Liguori will serve as a member of the executive committee of URI’s Academic Health Collaborative, where he will work with faculty across disciplines to build robust and forward-looking educational and research programs relevant to the evolving roles of health and health care in the 21st century. He spoke with Providence Business News about his role as dean and the new college’s plans to expand its research, training and education capabilities. more
Dr. Linda J. Resnik, a research scientist at the Providence VA Medical Center, was awarded a nearly $2.5 million U.S. Department of Defense contract last week to study the care of veterans and service members with upper-limb amputations. more
Three questions: What does Donald J. Trump’s election portend for higher education? How should we respond to ill-conceived, threatening, or dangerous initiatives from Washington? Is higher education somehow complicit in President-elect Trump’s victory? more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday touted a new center here designed to train workers in maritime pipefitting, sheet metal and carpentry work. more
PROVIDENCE – Brown University has the best value in Rhode Island, according to SmartAsset, a financial-technology company. The Ivy League school was singled out for its performance in categories that included scholarships provided, … more
For a senior citizen, jumping online or sending a text may be just short of impossible if they have had no experience with technology. more
Last year, Providence Business News asked University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley how close the university was to being a top-tier research institution. "We're already there in some areas," Dooley said. Dooley, president since … more
John J. Bowen's commitment to Johnson & Wales University has sustained a long haul. In the course of four decades, he has worked to move the school forward, through new offerings and re-positioning. An alumnus himself, Bowen is dedicated to making … more
Catherine Sama, professor of Italian at the University of Rhode Island, was recently awarded with the Genocide Education of the Year Award from the Rhode Island branch of the national Genocide Education Project. What is your main objective … more
Colleen Dalton, assistant professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences at Brown University, recently received a CAREER Award, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious honor for early-career faculty. The grant will help Dalton … more
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