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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
ON TUESDAY, Brown University announced the receipt of a $31.6 million gift from Diana Nelson and John Atwater. More than half of the gift will fund the creation of an open plan lobby in the school's soon-to-be-built performing arts center. The couple are pictured earlier this year at the 2018 Big Bang Gala benefiting the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. / PHOTO BY DREW ALTIZER PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown receives $31.6M gift for performing arts center lobby, other initiatives

PROVIDENCE - Brown University welcomed a $31.6 million gift to fund a central convening space for the university's new performing arts center planned for...

Local Planned Parenthood to host reproductive-rights celebration

PROVIDENCE – An evening celebrating champions of reproductive rights will be hosted Nov. 19 by the Planned Parenthood of Southern New England at Trinity...

Five Questions With: Edward H. White Jr.

Edward H. White Jr. has served as the executive director of the National Grid Foundation since being named to the position in June 2017....

Lippitt House Museum to host holiday celebrations, behind-the-scenes tour

PROVIDENCE – Throughout November and December, the Lippitt House Museum will open its doors to the public for a series of special events.A behind-the-scenes...

Catholic Foundation of Rhode Island to screen ‘Outcasts’ Nov. 10

PROVIDENCE – On Nov. 10, Rhode Island will become the second New England state to screen the award-winning film “Outcasts.”Produced by Grassroots Films, out...

RWU University College to host open house, regional job fair Nov. 14

PROVIDENCE – In addition to one of six open houses scheduled between early November and January, a job fair will be hosted by University...
A WOMAN OBSERVES items for sale during last year's Harvest Time Fair, hosted by United Methodist Elder Care, which has since become Aldersbridge Communities. This year's fair will be held Nov. 9-10 at two East Providence locations, Winslow Gardens and Linn Health & Rehabilitation. / COURTESY ALDERSBRIDGE COMMUNITIES

Philanthropy Calendar, Nov. 9, 2018

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...

Four in region among top ‘green colleges’

Four schools in the region made The Princeton Review’s latest list of the nation’s top “green colleges,” including one, Brown University, that cracked the...
FIRST PHASE: At the construction site of the Wexford Innovation Center in Providence are, from left, Dan Bagnall, project supervisor, Shawmut Design and Construction; Beverly Smith, client service manager, Shawmut; Sean Lee Burgo, project director for construction, Wexford Science & Technology; and Chi Yik, project manager, Shawmut.
 The Wexford Innovation Center is at the center of efforts to transform the former Jewelry District into an area driven by innovation, especially in the life sciences. / PBN FILE PHOTO/
MICHAEL SALERNO

Wexford tenants to start construction next month

About 13 months after starting, core and exterior construction of the Wexford Innovation Center in the historic Jewelry District of downtown Providence is nearing...

Follow these tips to keep top talent

The market for great talent has become very tight. Companies in a hiring mode are solidly in the hunt. They need more talent to...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

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8am–11am