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Carothers recognized for efforts to reduce student...

KINGSTON – University of Rhode Island President Robert L. Carothers has been chosen to receive the 2007 Jeanne Clery Campus Safety Award for his...

RIC has new system for emergency notifications

PROVIDENCE – There’s something new on the Rhode Island College campus that officials hope they’ll never have to use: an emergency notification system to...

Johnson & Wales hosts job fair for students

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University will host a part-time job fair on Friday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for undergraduate...

URI scientist among 40 chosen to meet Putin

KINGSTON – Nicolai N. Petro, a University of Rhode Island political science professor, is among 40 academics, political analysts and journalists selected to meet...

Brown researcher wins German neurology prize

PROVIDENCE – The K.J. Zülch Prize, Germany’s highest honor for basic neurological research, was awarded to Brown University brain scientist John P. Donoghue at...

Table tennis champion speaks Friday at Bryant

SMITHFIELD – Zhuang Zedong, the world table tennis champion who in 1971 launched what came to be known as Ping Pong diplomacy, will speak...
ROBERT VINCENT has been tinkering with electronics since his childhood, in the early 1950s. Now, one of his inventions has been licensed by a major auto parts maker. /

URI inventor finds big rewards<br> in tiniest creations

Robert Vincent’s lifelong obsession with electronic radios has paid off. Vincent, a staff technician in the physics department at the University of Rhode Island,...

28 employers to share $481K in training grants

PROVIDENCE – More than 900 workers will benefit from the $481,098 in matching grants awarded by the Governor’s Workforce Board in its second round...

Skill Up R.I. alliance wins $450K grant

PROVIDENCE – Skill Up Rhode Island, an alliance of local and statewide groups under the auspices of the United Way of Rhode Island, is...
THE LAYOFFS of about 246 workers at the former Brooks Eckerd corporate headquarters were announced June 5, the day after Rite Aid completed its aquisition, the DOL said. /

R.I. gets $1.2M to aid former Brooks Eckerd staff

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced an emergency grant to the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, to assist the roughly...
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