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Crime lab at URI wins international accreditation

KINGSTON – The R.I. State Crime Laboratory at the University of Rhode Island was accredited last month by the international division of Forensic Quality...

New nonprofit to focus on developing countries

PROVIDENCE – Shawn Rubin, a kindergarten teacher at CVS Highlander School, and his wife, Laura Westberg, have founded a nonprofit organization called Longitude to...

RWU law school offering free/low-cost mediation

BRISTOL – Roger Williams University’s Ralph R. Papitto School of Law has launched a mediation clinic that helps East Bay residents settle disagreements without...
BOB MacKENZIE, Amica vice president and corporate secretary, second from left, is joined by three URI business students -   David Hathaway, left, Ryan Yenulevich and Andrea Bernier, right - after a luncheon honoring scholarship recipients.   /

Amica pledges $75,000 to URI scholarship fund

The Amica Companies Foundation has pledged $75,000 over five years to the University of Rhode Island’s “Making a Difference” capital campaign. The commitment will...

Board of Regents leader to retire after 8 years

PROVIDENCE – James A. DiPrete, a member of the Board of Regents for Elementary and Secondary Education since 1997 and its chairman since 1999,...
THE ROLO BUILDING has been vacant for years though its lot has been used by JWU for staff and faculty parking. /

JWU plans student center<br> in Rolo Building

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University has hired Boston-based ARC/Architectural Resources Cambridge to design a 30,000-square-foot student services center in a two-story building that...

URI to receive $1.52M in Sea Grant funding

WASHINGTON – The University of Rhode Island will receive $1.52 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Sea Grant college program to continue...
SYSTEMS ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES is based at Aquidneck Corporate Park, near the Navy base that provides most of its work. /

SEA CORP wins $26.3M in military contracts

MIDDLETOWN – Systems Engineering Associates Corp. (SEA CORP) has been awarded an $8.3 million contract to help integrate Tomahawk missile systems into the...

10 journalists receive environmental fellowships

NARRAGANSETT – The Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting has selected 10 reporters from around the country to receive its Annual Workshop for...

Couple returns from Ireland to face trial<br> in alleged $1M fire-safety scam...

PROVIDENCE – Patrick Clyne and Ibtisama Bradley, formerly of Providence, were arrested by postal inspectors today at Logan Airport in Boston as they returned...
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