Amgen grant to bring biotech to R.I. high schools

KINGSTON – The University of Rhode Island has been awarded a $239,500 grant from the Amgen Foundation to help bring a three-week biotechnology program...

Sojourner House gets $255K to expand housing program

PROVIDENCE – Sojourner House will receive a $255,000 grant, from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women, to expand its transitional...

Grant to help improve after-school programs

A recently awarded grant will aid state leaders and children’s advocates in their attempts to bolster after school-programs throughout Rhode Island. Awarded by the National...

Brown among top schools for ’07 Fulbright awards

Brown University is among the nation’s top producers of Fulbright students, the Institute of International Education reports in the Oct. 26 edition of The...

‘Stars’ tell of success in industry

Bob Crowley, vice president of operations for Chelo’s Hometown Bar & Grille, started his career washing pots and pans at a small Italian restaurant. “I...
A RISD STUDENT works with a Hope High School Arts Community student in one of many community service and outreach projects supported by the Campus Compact. /

Joining forces to promote service

Last year, when Ray M. Di Pasquale was inaugurated as president of the Community College of Rhode Island, the school wanted to celebrate with...

Health literacy challenge met, slowly, by R.I. project

Perhaps you’ve heard the story about the 66-year-old Pennsylvania woman who, whenever she visited her doctor’s office, would tell the office assistant that she’d...

Mollis, EDC team up to ease burdens of bureaucracy

It’s no secret that entrepreneurs can face a fair number of complications when they try to open a business in Rhode Island. For instance,...
ALEXIS WALKER, left, and Catherine Rychert, both Brown students, install a seismic station near the Miravalles volcano in Costa Rica. /

Brown formalizes international reach

Working to remain a world-class academic institution in an increasingly global environment, Brown University has launched several programs aimed at increasing the number of...
THE COVER of the first PBN Philanthropy Guide, published Oct. 29, 2007, bears an image of one hand reaching for another. /

2007 Philanthropy Guide: <br>Making connections creates community

The cover of this section – our first-ever Philanthropy Guide – illustrates why the topic is a relevant one. Yes, philanthropy fills needs for...
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