AT THE URI Fine Arts Center, above, is Annu Palakunnathu Matthew, during an exhibit last fall that chronicled the Americanization of call-center workers in India. The recorded interviews and photographs were the product of a one-year sabbatical.  /

3 R.I. artists win MacColl Johnson Fellowships

PROVIDENCE – Three Ocean State visual artists have been named recipients of the prestigious MacColl Johnson Fellowships, The Rhode Island Foundation announced today. Selected...
COLLEGE CONSULTANTS, such as Cristiana Quinn of Providence, above, offer students more personalized advice than a guidance counselor could provide. /

Consultants find big demand <br>for good advice on colleges

Michelle and Gary Beamon didn’t know where to start when their daughter, Alix, reached the an age when college was looming on the horizon. “She’s...

URI engineer at the forefront of ocean-floor research

An internationally renowned ocean researcher, Kate Moran has led major oceanographic expeditions since becoming an administrator and teacher at URI, including the 2004 Arctic...

Citizens gives backpacks to more than 12,000 kids

The Citizens Bank Foundation, through a grant to Recycling for Rhode Island Education, supplied more than 12,000 non-logo backpacks containing donated school supplies to...

Building skills to be competitive

Marcia LaBelle, vice president of operations at Nameplates for Industry Inc., already sees positive results forming from an introductory lean manufacturing course employees are...
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Success is in your own hands

The beginning of the school year is one of my favorite times. Though it’s been a while since I was sitting behind a desk...

Local council works to leave no Indian child behind

At a recent community forum attended by Sen. Juan Pichardo, D-Providence, and Community College of Rhode Island President Ray M. Di Pasquale, the topic...

8 more leaders named to URI innovation panel

KINGSTON – Retired R.I. Supreme Court Justice Robert G. Flanders Jr., chairman of the University of Rhode Island Commission for Innovation and Research, today...
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R.I. Business Plan Competition to double prize money

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition today launched its 2008 season. With a record $150,000-plus in prizes, the contest will rank among...

RWU to pay Bristol nearly $42M over 20 years

BRISTOL – Roger Williams University today announced it will make annual voluntary payments of $150,000 per year to help offset the cost of emergency...
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