SALVE REGINA UNIVERITY students Caroline McNeil, left, and Lindsay Wright work in Assistant Professor Heather Axen's lab at Salve's Department of Biology and Biomedical Sciences./COURTESY SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY

URI-based biomed research network gets $20M grant

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The National Institutes of Health has awarded $20 million to the Rhode Island Institutional Development Award of Biomedical Research Excellence, or...
STONEHILL COLLEGE administrator Joseph A. Favazza will take over as president of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., on July 15. / COURTESY SAINT ANSELM COLLEGE

Stonehill College provost Favazza appointed president at Saint Anselm

EASTON – Joseph A. Favazza, Stonehill College provost and vice president for academic affairs, is leaving the school to become president of Saint Anselm...

20 graduates from College Unbound earn bachelor’s degrees

PROVIDENCE – Twenty students have been awarded bachelor's degrees at College Unbound, a postsecondary school that offers classes to nontraditional students who began their...

NEBHE report: Income data shows college education remains great value

PROVIDENCE – Yes, a college education has gotten expensive, but a new report from the New England Board of Higher Education says the costs...

NorthStar Learning Centers gets $50K boost from BayCoast Bank

NEW BEDFORD – BayCoast Bank has granted $50,000 to NorthStar Learning Centers toward construction of a new Early Childhood Education Center in New Bedford’s...
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HIGHWAY RELOCATION: Shown at right are the East Side parcels of developable land in the 40-acre Interstate 195 Redevelopment District of Providence. The district was created after the original Interstate 195, seen at far left, was federally relocated more than 10 years ago.
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Despite questions, I-195 District on course

When Robert Davis, a longtime real estate lawyer, joined the board of the I-195 Redevelopment District Commission in 2015, he’d talk to potential developers...
A childhood as one of nine children in a poor family taught Margaret Brooks the value of financial literacy early on. Now she is dedicated to helping young people in the region learn how to manage their financial lives.  / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Partnerships’ greater numbers create strength in message delivery

Margaret Brooks | Rhode Island Jump$tart Coalition and Rhode Island Council for Economic Education president, Center for Economic Education at Bridgewater State University directorCollaboration...
Bruce Newbury

Send this chef to camp

Chefs never stop teaching. Peek into any restaurant kitchen and you will see an executive chef or chef de cuisine standing next to a...
BRACING FOR ARTS: Workers from Strafach & Sons Inc. set up bracing and forms for concrete construction for a new performing arts center being built at Brown University on Angell Street in Providence.
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MICHAEL SALERNO

Brown investing in performing arts

Brown University has been on a building spree in recent years. Its latest creation-in-the-making is a performing arts center. It may surprise some that...
BREAKOUT SPACE: Barrington Middle School, now under construction, includes state-of-the-art classrooms and meeting spaces designed for collaborative learning. Brian Solywoda, a principal from architect Kaestle Boos Associates, stands in the breakout space with halo soffits.
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Demand for more-modern facilities driving school construction activity in R.I.

An extraordinary middle school rising in the center of suburban Barrington is a sign of things to come in Rhode Island.The massive building project...
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