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RIHEBC awards $517K in grants to 7 nonprofits

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Health and Educational Building Corp. has awarded $516,946 in grants to seven local nonprofit health, education and community services, the...
THE RHODE ISLAND Foundation and R.I. Commerce Corp. are collaborating on a project to help support, sustain and grow minority-owned businesses in Rhode Island.

R.I. Commerce Corp., R.I. Foundation collaborate on initiative to help minority-owned...

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Commerce Corp. and the Rhode Island Foundation are collaborating on a project that will help support, sustain and grow minority-owned businesses...
LEGAL DUO: Roger Williams University law students Raymond Two Hawks Watson, left, and Taino Palermo established the American Indian Student Law Association at the university last year. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Legal aid on the way for local indigenous tribes

Raymond Two Hawks Watson’s adolescent identity crisis was more complicated than most. As a member, and now chief, of the Mashapaug Nahaganset Tribe, his ancestry...

Five Questions With: Jason Evans

Jason Evans is the dean for Johnson & Wales University’s new College of Food Innovation & Technology. The college, according to JWU, will prepare...

Duo launches directory for Black artists in Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE – A performer and technology professional have united to design and launch an interactive online directory to help facilitate the business, training and...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND has been added to the National Science Foundation’s CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service program.

URI named to National Science Foundation’s CyberCorps program; will award scholarships...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island announced Thursday that it is one of six universities across the U.S. being added to the...
THE RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION awarded a record $87 million in grants to local nonprofits in 2020. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

R.I. Foundation awards record $87M in grants to nonprofits in 2020

PROVIDENCE – In a year where Rhode Island saw immense hardship, the Rhode Island Foundation offered no shortage of help to the community, and...

UMass Dartmouth’s 2021 commencement to be virtual

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced Feb. 5 that both the combined undergraduate/graduate and the UMass Law School commencement ceremonies in May...

URI language professor earns national award for teaching German culture

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Niko Tracksdorf, a University of Rhode Island assistant professor of German and associate director of the German International Engineering Program, has...

CCRI launches community health lab to offer real-time teaching in home...

LINCOLN – The Community College of Rhode Island has launched its new community health lab at the college’s Flanagan campus that will help teach...

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