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ESTABLISHING RELATIONSHIPS: RI Bio Executive Director Carol C. Malysz feels that building relationships within the life sciences sector leads to economic growth and everyone benefits as a result. 
PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Malysz at RI Bio turned collaboration into a science

2024 Business Women Awards INDUSTRY LEADER | NONPROFITS: Carol C. Malysz RI Bio executive director THE LAST SEVEN YEARS leading RI Bio as its executive director have...
FAMILY MATTERS: Victoria Heimer-McGinn, co-founder and president of Brain Waves Rhode Island and a psychology professor at Roger Williams University, needed to better understand schizophrenia after her uncle was diagnosed with the mental health disorder. 
PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Heimer-McGinn is making waves through neuroscience

2024 Business Women Awards WOMAN TO WATCH | NONPROFITS: Victoria Heimer-McGinn Brain Waves Rhode Island president; Roger Williams University professor AS THE CO-FOUNDER and president of...
UNFURLING OF THE WELCOME MAT: Under Linda E. Hurley’s leadership, CODAC Behavioral Health has rolled out innovative medication-assisted treatment programs, or MAT programs, for substance use disorder that have become national models. 
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CODAC Behavioral Health’s Hurley is the helping hand to combat R.I.’s...

2024 Business Women Awards INDUSTRY LEADER | SOCIAL SERVICES: Linda E. Hurley CODAC Behavioral Healthcare CEO and president HELPING OTHERS RECOVER from addiction is a complex...
THE PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION Society is postponing its attempt to sell the 1772 Shakespeare’s Head Building while the group investigates the site's connection to slavery and the Underground Railroad. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION SOCIETY

Sale of Shakespeare’s Head Building halted as link to slavery, Underground...

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Preservation Society has paused its attempt to sell the  Shakespeare’s Head Building so it can investigate evidence that the site...
RESEARCHERS AND SCIENTISTS in Rhode Island will receive a $21 million federal grant to strengthen the biomedical workforce pipeline and boost the state’s ability to carry out and expand innovation in the field of biomedical research. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/JOE GIBLIN

Researchers, scientists across R.I. get $21M to support research, training

PROVIDENCE – Researchers and scientists across the state will receive a $21 million federal grant to strengthen the biomedical workforce pipeline and boost the...

State leaders, educators call for more civics education funding

PROVIDENCE – A pair of state lawmakers have filed proposed legislation that, if passed, would provide $1 million in statewide funding for civics education...

Five Questions With: Kathleen Pletcher

Kathleen Pletcher is the executive director of FirstWorks, a Providence-based performing arts nonprofit. The organization is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Pletcher spoke...

2 Providence elementary schools receive U.S. DOE Green Ribbon award

PROVIDENCE – A pair of city elementary schools have received Green Ribbon awards from the U.S. Department of Education. William D’Abate Elementary School and Frank...

28 artists, nonprofits receive $82,500 in Providence Project Fund grants

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Brett P. Smiley and the city’s Department of Art, Culture and Tourism on May 20 announced that 28 nonprofit organizations and...
NEWPORT POLO will host its annual Rotary Charity Match on May 25 at 3 p.m. at the Newport International Polo Grounds in Portsmouth. / COURTESY NEWPORT POLO

Philanthropy Calendar, May 22, 2024

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