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MALCOLM L. SPAULDING, a URI professor of ocean engineering, will serve as CoEUT's director. /

URI and NUWC line up 19 partners and $1.5M for...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and U.S. Representatives Patrick J. Kennedy and James R. Langevin joined University of Rhode...
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Steamship Historical Society hires director

EAST PROVIDENCE – Michigan native Matthew S. Schulte has been selected to serve as the Steamship Historical Society of America’s first executive director. His...
U.S. SEN. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and other officials are announcing the funding at a news conference this morning. /

Providence schools to get $800,000

PROVIDENCE – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is to join Mayor David N. Cicilline, Providence Schools Superintendent Donnie Evans and other officials this morning in...

Details of planned Center of Excellence<br> for Undersea Technologies to be...

PROVIDENCE – The establishment, by the University of Rhode Island and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, of a national Center of Excellence for Undersea...
SLADES BANK's Dennis Wyatt, senior VP and director of retail banking, and Seekonk manager Lisa Russo, right, with the new sign. /

Slade’s Ferry adopts new name, logo

SOMERSET – Slade’s Ferry Bank today unveiled new signs as the institution adopted both a new logo and a new name, Slades Bank, in...
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Consuelo Sherba is named Pawtucket Foundation’s<br> 2007 Person of the Year

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Foundation has named violist and music educator Consuelo Sherba to receive one of two 2007 Pawtucket Foundation Persons of...
VALERIE KLINE, chair of the art department for Hope High School?s Arts Community, has worked with RISD to improve the curriculum and expand opportunities for students. /

Teaching art, design to the next generation

Almost five years after Rhode Island School of Design began working with Providence’s struggling Hope High School, a key part of the effort is...
JACK TEMPLIN, co-founder of the Providence Geeks, stands in the space at the American Locomotive Works complex  where he and the EDC hope to create an IT incubator. /

A place to grow technology businesses

The R.I. Economic Development Corporation is working with a local IT entrepreneur and co-founder of the Providence Geeks to launch an IT and digital...
URI?S NEW Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, for which ground was broken last week, will allow for expanded research on everything from cancer to potential biofuels. /

URI begins construction of major biotech facility

The University of Rhode Island broke ground last week on its Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences, a project to which the state’s leading...

Poverty, educational disparities<br> weigh on R.I. kids

Nearly one in five Rhode Island children lived in poverty as of 2005, and about 23,000 children – 10 percent – lived in households...
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