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Gov. Daniel J. McKee announced on Thursday that Rhode Island will soon participate a “Test and Stay” pilot program involving COVID-19 contact tracing for public school students. / AP FILE PHOTO / STEVEN SENNE

McKee announces contact tracing pilot for R.I. students, pumps childhood vaccines

WARWICK – As Rhode Island waits on the availability of COVID-19 vaccinations for children under 12 years old, which may come “in a matter...

URI seeking tuition and fee increases, additional state funding for FY23

PROVIDENCE – The University of Rhode Island is seeking tuition rate and fee increases for fiscal 2023, along with an additional $7.5 million in...

Elorza sues Infante-Green over disputed funding for Providence schools

PROVIDENCE – Whether the city has set aside enough money for the Providence Public School District is at the center of a dispute now...

New URI president discusses business and the blue economy during economic...

PROVIDENCE – The University of Rhode Island's Business Engagement Center and the blue economy's connection to the school's curriculum, outreach and research was at...

RISD completes Quad block enhancement project

PROVIDENCE – Renovations designed by alumni were recently completed at Rhode Island School of Design in time for students to move in this fall. Rhode...
RESEARCHERS LED by a URI professor were awarded a $1.5 million federal grant to study the impacts of sea level rise and extreme weather on coastal areas. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI-led researchers get $1.5M grant to study ties between sea-level rise,...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Researchers at the University of Rhode Island and Pennsylvania State University have received a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National...

URI president Parlange to speak at Chamber’s Economic Outlook Forum

PROVIDENCE – Marc B. Parlange, the new University of Rhode Island president, will speak during the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce’s annual Economic Outlook...

Larson to step down as dean of Brown School of Engineering...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University announced Sept. 16 that Lawrence E. Larson, who served as the university’s first School of Engineering dean for the last...

Brown professor Shapiro awarded MacArthur fellowship

PROVIDENCE – Jesse Shapiro, a professor of economics at Brown University, has been named a MacArthur Fellow by the MacArthur Foundation on Tuesday. Shapiro was...

Brown School of Public Health earns Council on Education for Public...

PROVIDENCE – The Brown University School of Public Health has earned accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health for the next seven...

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