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When Christina H. Paxson, an Ivy League educated economist, was contemplating applying for the presidency of Brown University, did she see herself wading into the tough playpen of real estate development in Rhode Island, and even joining the … more
The ideal of a university aloft in an ivory tower, unruffled by the noise and dirt of commerce, if it every truly existed, is dead and unmourned in Rhode Island, most particularly at Bryant University. Ronald K. Machtley, Bryant's president … more
Dennis Hilliard, director of the Rhode Island State Crime Laboratory at the University of Rhode Island, will be inducted into the Rhode Island Criminal Justice Hall of Fame for his service to the law enforcement and criminal justice agencies in the … more
Sometime in 2017, a new U.S. Supreme Court justice will take the bench and fill the vacancy created by the death last year of Justice Antonin Scalia. Sometime thereafter, the court will almost certainly reverse nearly 40 years of precedent and rule … more
Shipbuilding, a historical occupation in Rhode Island, will need hundreds of new workers in the next decade, starting this year. For the state, finding and preparing the needed employees represents a significant challenge. General Dynamics … more
When Rhode Island Hospital realized the mismatch between the number of its nurses who were highly qualified in critical care and the number of acutely ill patients it was caring for, the Lifespan facility created several nursing internship programs, … more
"I'm a big believer that everybody can be a leader. Leadership is not anointed … it's opportunistic," said Neil D. Steinberg, Rhode Island Foundation president and CEO. "People are leaders because they want to help … we need everybody engaged … more
PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital announced Jan. 30 it has received a $2.8 million grant to study whether weight loss could prevent recurring gestational diabetes. The Providence-based hospital, a Lifespan Inc. member and affiliate of The … more
1 What was the catalyst behind your application for an R.I. Commerce Corp.-funded Wavemaker Fellowship? The Wavemaker Fellowship will allow me to pay off my student loans faster and, as a result, I can invest the money I would be paying … more
After a national search, Women & Infants Hospital has named Dr. Paul A. DiSilvestro as director of the Program in Women’s Oncology for Women & Infants Hospital and Care New England Health System, and as director of the Division for Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. more
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