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Colleges take pains to plan for all possibilities

Charged with the welfare of thousands, Rhode Island’s colleges find themselves at the center of the disaster preparedness movement in the state, even being...

Banks set up multi-level recovery systems

If Hurricane Katrina taught those in financial services anything, it was that no level of disaster preparedness is too great. From losing one branch...

RIEMA makes steady progress<br> in planning efforts

As executive director of the R.I. Emergency Management Agency, Robert J. Warren works to protect Rhode Island’s residents and property for the event...

Imperfect fixes for daylight-saving time problems

After the Y2K scare, you’d think that the computer industry could handle without much difficulty a little thing like a change in daylight-saving time...

Web still growing as ad medium

A recent report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers pegs U.S. Internet ad spending in 2006 at $16.8 billion, up 34 percent...
DR. CHRISTINE MALBOEUF samples different mediums at EpiVax, a Providence biotech firm that is using computerized gene sequencing to help develop vaccines. /

EpiVax is closer to clinical trials for vaccines

Having spent the first part of its history developing a closely guarded technology platform that drives its work, a Providence company is working to...

Tapping a world of schoolroom innovation

Schools have to organize and coordinate massive amounts of information – from student records to complicated class schedules – and to do so, many...
BILL FOULKES, the new leader of the Center for Design and Business, wants the center to become a resource for companies worldwide. /

New chief brings global vision<br> to Center for Design and Business

The new Center for Design and Business reflects less of a restructuring by newly hired executive director Bill Foulkes, he says, than a “dramatic...

PURVIS wins contract for NUWC systems work

MIDDLETOWN – PURVIS Systems Inc. has been awarded a contract by the Naval Undersea Warfare Centers to provide systems engineering, laboratory...

URI professors get NSF grant for lab curriculum

KINGSTON – Two civil engineering professors at the University of Rhode Island are using a $148,462 National Science Foundation grant to try a new...
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