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RIF education brainstorm draws diverse perspectives

PROVIDENCE - Educational equity. Universal pre-K. Transportation, teacher benefits and even amending the Rhode Island Constitution. Ideas big and small filled the room, shared in...

Hexagon pledges $4M gift to URI

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island will receive a technology gift valued at $4 million for the URI College of Engineering from...

Brown committee votes to divest from companies engaged in human rights...

PROVIDENCE – The Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies at Brown University voted Dec. 2 in favor of divestment from companies “facilitating...

Roger Williams University’s inclusion process includes making sacrifices

PBN Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2019 EDUCATION: Roger Williams University Building a mixed community of people – diverse in race, gender, creed and culture – is...

New 3-year contract for CCRI staff ratified

WARWICK – A new three-year contract for the Community College of Rhode Island Faculty Association was ratified by the R.I. Council on Postsecondary Education...

URI receives $15M gift from former Hasbro chairman and CEO, wife

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The former head of one of the world’s largest toymakers has presented the University of Rhode Island with a substantial financial...

URI researchers develop, test new equipment to study deep-sea species

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Brennan Phillips, assistant professor of ocean engineering at the University of Rhode Island, has made advancements in the field of soft...
HEXAGON MANUFACTURING INTELLIGENCE has made a $4 million gift to URI in the form of manufacturing technology and assistance. Above, from left to right,URI President David M. Dooley, Hexagon's President and CEO Angus Taylor, and URI Dean of Engineering Ray Wright. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/MICHAEL SALERNO

Hexagon pledges $4M gift to URI

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island will receive a technology gift valued at $4 million for the URI College of Engineering from...

North Kingstown High School rolls out Say Something reporting app

NORTH KINGSTOWN – North Kingstown High School on Monday began utilizing a smartphone app that helps students and staff anonymously report any suspicious activity...
PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Five questions with Kate Michaud

5Q: Kate Michaud | Town manager, Warren 1. You are the former Warren town planner. How has a background in municipal planning prepared you...
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