R.I. census count enters crunch time

The coronavirus pandemic has made the difficult job of getting an accurate census count much harder at a time in which Rhode Island has...

Online open courses are booming

Massive open online classes, or MOOCs, have seen a surge in enrollments since March. Enrollment at Coursera – an online platform that offers MOOCs –...

Brown sets example for PPSD support

Brown University on July 29 strongly answered the call for support of Providence’s underperforming public schools, with a $10 million endowment. Who’s next? Brown’s initiative...

R.I. launching $45M ‘back to work’ program

PROVIDENCE – The state will use $45 million of its federal stimulus funds to create a workforce development initiative to provide training and coaching...

Map aims to reduce fishing, offshore wind conflicts

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A University of Rhode Island professor has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to create a...

Brown study indicates way to reduce overdose deaths

PROVIDENCE – Brown University researchers have found that expanded access to medications for opioid use disorder in prisons and jails can reduce overdose deaths...
R.I. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION received a $10.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support the Ocean State’s efforts to rethink education and improve ways to serve students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

RIDE receives $10.9M federal education grant

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the R.I. Department of Education a $10.9 million grant to support the Ocean State’s efforts...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND announced Thursday it has launched it's largest fundraising campaign to date, seeking to raise $250 million by 2024. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI’s largest-ever campaign seeks to raise $250M by 2024

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island announced Thursday that it has launched a $250 million campaign, the largest such campaign in the...

Raimondo, Infante-Green unveil school reopening guidelines

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will be following five metrics over the course of the next five weeks to determine the nature of its reopening...
BROWN UNIVERSITY announced Wednesday that is has fully funded a $10 million endowment to help support the Providence Public School District. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University fully funds $10M endowment for Providence schools

PROVIDENCE – Brown University announced Wednesday that it has fully funded a $10 million endowment commitment to help support public schools in Providence. The university...

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