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Johnson & Wales University next week will officially open Centennial House, which it says is the state’s first cooperative-style housing for students. more
Katherine Bergeron, dean of the college at Brown University, has been named the 11th president of Connecticut College. more
Two Rhode Island biomedical companies featured in a new report by The Science Coalition released Tuesday highlight the role of federal research funding in strengthening innovation, creating new jobs and bolstering the economy. more
Oshean Inc., a nonprofit group formed to develop communications infrastructure in Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts, announced the completion Friday of Beacon 2.0, a high-speed fiber-optic network connecting more than 100 schools, hospitals, libraries and government agencies. more
In the dry language of the health care bureaucracy, core clients of the innovative Living Rite program are called “dual eligibles.” They are the neediest patients, battling chronic diseases or disabilities, supported by both Medicare and Medicaid. The Living Rite program’s goal is to provide comprehensive and preventive health care to its long-term care clients. This can include people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or with chronic illnesses. These people are among the most costly to the health care system. more
The skills gap is an often-told Rhode Island story – jobs open and a shortage of trained workers to fill them, most glaringly in technology. more
For Joe Botelho, 54, of East Providence, the pressures of completing a degree at Rhode Island College in 1991 were just too much. more
The growth taking place at Brown University’s School of Engineering is not generic in nature, just adding to the program’s existing chemical, computer, electrical, environmental, material science or mechanical engineering lines of study. Rather, it is bioengineering that is driving a significant part of the size increase at the school. more
Seven of the 30 young artists and designers recognized on the annual Forbes 30 Under 30 list announced Monday are alumni of the Rhode Island School of Design. more
Using a $15 million gift from a prominent alumnus whose father suffered from a stroke and Alzheimer’s disease, the University of Rhode Island is establishing a neuroscience research institute. The George and Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience at URI will be dedicated to research in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative and neurological diseases, URI President David M. Dooley told the Providence Business News. more
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