TEAM LEADER: Anna Johnson, head of school at The Wolf School in East Providence, says a team of teachers and therapists is assigned to classrooms to help students. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

The Wolf School’s model caters to ‘complex learners’

2019 PBN Business Excellence Awards EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION AND LEARNING: The Wolf School When Ben was a young child, his mother was told he...
RESEARCHERS at Rhode Island Hospital have been awarded $3.9 million by the Warren Alpert Foundation to study and fight glioblastoma, an aggressive and difficult-to-treat form of brain cancer. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL

R.I. Hospital researchers granted $3.9M to study aggressive brain cancer

PROVIDENCE – Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital have received a $3.9 million grant from the Warren Alpert Foundation to study a highly aggressive and...

Doors Open RI wants your suggestions

PROVIDENCE – Doors Open RI recently wrapped its exploration of Pawtucket and is looking for the next great place in Rhode Island. According to its...

Appreciate preservation successes

Stories detailing public anger over historical properties lost to insensitive development are unfortunately all too common. But it’s important to also recognize the many successful...

Fair housing nonprofit withdraws lawsuit after R.I. Supreme Court’s rule revision

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Supreme Court has revised a rule that resolves objections that had been raised in a federal lawsuit filed last year...

Grow Smart Rhode Island moves to Lauderdale Building

PROVIDENCE – The nonprofit public policy organization Grow Smart Rhode Island has moved from the Roger Williams University-owned building at One Empire to the...

United Way of R.I. report shows massive need for after-school learning...

PROVIDENCE – For the 34,704 Rhode Island students engaged in after-school learning, there are another 37,471 who would participate in a program if one...

Philanthropy Calendar, Oct. 30, 2019

If a nonprofit wants an upcoming fundraiser to be considered for a calendar listing, email information to nonprofit@PBN.com or research@PBN.com at least four weeks in...
LISA UTMAN RANDALL has been named executive director of The United Theatre in Westerly. / COURTESY THE UNITED THEATRE

Utman Randall named executive director of The United Theatre

WESTERLY – The United Theatre has named Lisa Utman Randall executive director, the nonprofit announced Monday. Utman Randall currently serves as the executive director of...

Solitary confinement of mentally ill inmates subject of class-action lawsuit

PROVIDENCE – On behalf of incarcerated Rhode Islanders with mental illnesses, attorneys on Friday filed a class-action lawsuit against the R.I. Department of Corrections...
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