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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...
"THERE ARE MANY nonproft organizations in Rhode Island, seeking support from a limited donor base," said Kimberly Butler. /

R.I. Foundation VP named to head Giving Council

Kimberly Butler – vice president for gift planning and stewardship at The Rhode Island Foundation – has been named president of the...

Change is a constant in health care field

Two unrelated stories show two sides of the complex reality of health care in America.With continuing operating deficits, exacerbated by changes in Medicare reimbursements,...
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,...

Mass. auto coverage reforms face much criticism

Massachusetts’ move toward a more competitive auto insurance industry is facing resistance.Some consumer advocates are criticizing the state insurance commissioner’s proposed “managed competition” rules,...

Everett Dance Theatre wins $18K MAP Fund grant

NEW YORK – The Everett Dance Theatre of Providence is among 60 artists and ensembles nationwide honored this week with $1 million in total...

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...
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