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INDUSTRY SPECIALIST: Nina Kollars of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport speaks to the audience during the 2018 PBN Cybersecurity Summit at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick in Warwick on Oct. 11.
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Technology at heart of R.I.’s economic growth

Technology giant Infosys Ltd.’s expected arrival in Providence brings the promise of up to 500 new jobs by 2023.The India-based company’s partnership with Rhode...

Blue Innovation Symposium draws crowd of more than 200

NEWPORT – More than 200 specialists and sponsors from the marine industry gathered to share ideas on technology, education and commerce at the Blue...

Jackson named new vice president for development at Brown University

PROVIDENCE – After a nationwide search, Patricia Jackson was named the next vice president for development at Brown University, the school announced in November.Jackson,...

UMass School of Law establishes Jacobs scholarship fund

DARTMOUTH – Over the summer, the University of Massachusetts School of Law, housed at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, established a new scholarship fund...

URI to end partnership with Confucius Institute

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island is ending its partnership with the Chinese-funded Confucius Institute after the FBI expressed concerns the international...
KENT KLEINMAN will assume the role of Rhode Island School of Design provost effective in March. Kleinman's appointment comes seven months after the resignation of the most recent provost, Pradeep Sharma. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN

Kleinman succeeds Sharma as RISD provost

PROVIDENCE – Kent Kleinman has been appointed provost of the Rhode Island School of Design, the Providence-based art school Thursday.Concluding an international search, Kleinman’s...
RIHEBC HAS ISSUED $19.8 million in tax-exempt Higher Education Facility Revenue Bonds for improvements to University of Rhode Island facilities and campuses. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

RIHEBC issues $19.8M in bonds for URI projects

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The Rhode Island Health and Educational Building Corp. has issued $19.8 million in tax-exempt Higher Education Facility Revenue Bonds for the...

RWU ‘tops off’ work on new School of Engineering building

BRISTOL – Contractors building the $13.8 million School of Engineering, Computing and Construction Management building at Roger Williams University completed the steel framework this...
BROWN UNIVERSITY has been named No. 44 among the world's top universities for science, health and medicine degrees.

CEOWORLD: Brown among world’s top 50 universities for health, medicine, science...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University was named 45th among the top 50 universities in the world for health, medicine and science degrees, according to CEOWORLD...
MORE THAN $163,000 in 73 state arts grants were approved by the R.I. State Council on the Arts board Tuesday at a meeting in Cranston. / COURTESY RISCA

RISCA announces 73 grants in fall FY19 award round

PROVIDENCE – Seventy-three grants, totaling $163,181, were approved by the R.I. State Council on the Arts board Tuesday at the organization’s December meeting.Tuesday’s grants...
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2018 Fall Health Care Summit

Tuesday October 30, 2018

Crowne Plaza Grand Ballroom
8am–11am