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1 What initiatives are planned for 2016 to strengthen Rhode Island's resiliency in the face of climate change? Rhode Island continues to be out front in addressing climate change, and as the Ocean State – we are uniquely vulnerable. … more
1 What is the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and how has its mission changed? It is a quasi-public agency that delivers low-cost loans for high-quality projects to upgrade the state's infrastructure. The investments create jobs while … more
Cassie Tharinger is the new director of the Providence Neighborhood Planting Program, taking the reins from Cynthia Kwolek. She most recently managed the Mount Hope Farmers Market, and has been involved in many other community initiatives. PNPP … more
1 Next to affordability, what is the most pressing need for today's public college and university students? The biggest challenge, especially for first-generation students, is navigating the system – deciding among the myriad program … more
Sharon Lee, former director of the Office of Multiple Pathways at the Rhode Island Department of Education, was honored with the 2016 Champion Award from the New England Secondary School Consortium for her contributions to the effort to raise … more
DR. TARO MINAMI has been recognized as Teacher of the Year by the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School, where he is an assistant professor of medicine. Minami is director of … more
Sheryl Buchanan, adult learning facilitator and evening coordinator at Genesis Center, was recently named the 2016 Outstanding Adult Educator of the Year by the Rhode Island Department of Education, based on her commitment to adult education, the … more
DR. KALI ST. MARIE THOMAS was recently chosen as the 2016 recipient of the Carroll L. Estes Rising Star Award, given annually by the Gerontological Society of America to a member in acknowledgement of outstanding early-career contributions in social … more
John J. Barton, partner and founding member of Barton Gilman LLP, has been honored by the Rhode Island chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates with the Seth E. Bowerman Civility Award. The award recognizes a member of the state bench and … more
Phillip G. Clark, a University of Rhode Island gerontology professor, has been honored with the "Making a Difference Award" from LeadingAge R.I. for his efforts to improve geriatrics knowledge and health care services. Why did you initially … more
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