Entrepreneurship

STEPHEN LANE, CEO of Item Group, says Item's development of the spill-proof 'big-kid cup' led to a series of inventions, including a breast pump and industrial fluid dispensers. /

Can industrial designers<br> change the whole world?

Industrial designers are not only riding the shifts in their industries. They are creating the shifts by designing straws that filter unsafe water for...
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Undersea work links URI, industry

Working with funding from the R.I. Science and Technology Advisory Council and the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center, a team of scientists from private...
JANESSA HERNANDEZ and her fellow third-graders work on their drawing skills in an art class at CVS Highlander School. /

Shared dream unites school, arts program

A $5 million project is bringing CVS Highlander Charter School and CityArts together under one roof, in a now-vacant building at 891 Broad St.,...
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Justice Flanders to lead URI research commission

Gov. Donald L. Carcieri has named lawyer Robert G. Flanders Jr., a former R.I. Supreme Court associate justice, to chair a new commission charged...

URI engineer invites ‘attacks’ on program

KINGSTON – As online shopping becomes more common, shoppers increasingly depend on consumer-based rating systems that vendors use to rate their products. Now, ...
CRUISING WORLD and Sailing World staff members, from left, Mark Pillsbury, CW senior editor; Elaine Lembo, CW managing editor; John Burnham, CW editor and SW editorial director; and Dave Reed, SW editor, aboard a boat at the Newport Marina. /

Sailing is this publisher’s world

In 1974, Murray Davis, an Australian writer and sailing enthusiast, washed up on Newport’s shore with an idea for a magazine aimed at serious...
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Axon Labs hires biotech veteran as CEO

PROVIDENCE - Bioscience startup Axon Sleep Research Laboratories has announced the appointment of David P. Dickinson as its CEO and as a member of...
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Justice Flanders to lead URI innovation panel

STATE HOUSE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri this afternoon named lawyer Robert G. Flanders Jr., a former R.I. Supreme Court associate justice, to chair...
UNITEDHEALTHCARE of New England CEO Stephen J. Farrell agreed not to appeal the charges, as part of a settlement that reduced the fine from the original $75,000, said company spokeswoman Debora M. Spano. 'This is still a new law, and we're still trying to work our way through it,' she added. /

UnitedHealth faces $67,500 in R.I. fines

PROVIDENCE – A “market conduct” examination of UnitedHealthcare of New England has found the company failed to comply with Rhode Island’s small-group health insurance...

Poll ranks Providence among top arts destinations

PROVIDENCE – For the third year in a row, the city has been named a “Top 25 Arts Destination” by the readers of AmericanStyle...

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