Wednesday, May 5, 2021

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Providence committee OKs revised rezoning for former St. Joseph’s Hospital

PROVIDENCE – The long-vacant St. Joseph’s Hospital and surrounding Elmwood neighborhood are poised for a facelift with the city Ordinance Committee’s blessing Monday on...

Parlange named next president of University of Rhode Island

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Marc B. Parlange has served in various education roles all around the world. Now, he will move from the land down...

PC receives $2M gift

PROVIDENCE – Providence College has received a $2 million gift that will be used to create a scholarship fund for students, as well as...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND Board of Trustees will select Monday evening a new president to lead the university.

New URI president to be selected Monday

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A new University of Rhode Island president is expected to be decided on Monday evening when the university’s board of trustees...

Brown students’ nationwide study aims to gather perspectives on COVID-19 vaccines

PROVIDENCE – Research students at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University are hoping to get a sense of whether various factors, including...

COVID-19 vaccination mandates are mulled by universities, businesses

PROVIDENCE – Universities and businesses in Rhode Island are grappling with whether to require COVID-19 vaccinations for employees, and in the case of colleges,...
DR. JACK A. ELIAS will step down in his role as the dean of Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School and become the university’s senior health advisor. / PBN FILE PHOTO / MIKE SKORSKI

Elias stepping down as Warren Alpert Medical School dean; will become...

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Jack A. Elias will be stepping down in his role as dean of Brown University’s Warren Alpert Medical School and will...

Brown announces fall student vaccination requirement

PROVIDENCE – Brown University announced plans for a mostly in-person fall semester return that will require all students on campus to have received a...
SIGNING UP: Kayla Amado, an occupational therapist, is one of the growing number of people applying to the Community College of Rhode Island nursing program. She is in the CCRI lab at the Warwick campus.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Many nursing schools see spike in applications

Kayla Amado has seen the ­horrors of the coronavirus up close as a front-line worker. Amado worked in a Providence-based rehabilitation facility when COVID-19 cases...
HELPING STUDENTS: Angelo Garcia, founder and head of school at Segue Institute for Learning in Central Falls, with eighth graders, from left: Marvin Gonzalez, Christian Beaton and Kimberly Ortega. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Charter school debate rekindled by legislation

Angelo Garcia’s plans to expand Segue Institute for Learning began the day after the school first opened 12 years ago. Garcia, Segue’s founder and head...

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