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THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND's largest-ever fundraising campaign has surpassed its $300 million goal. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI’s largest-ever campaign surpasses $300M goal

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island’s largest fundraising initiative in the history of the state’s only land-grant school has met its campaign...

URI nursing assistant professor receives $450K fellowship

PROVIDENCE – A University of Rhode Island nursing assistant professor has been accepted into the fifth cohort of the Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for...

Have Providence’s public schools improved enough to return them to city...

R.I. Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green recently announced that Massachusetts-based SchoolWorks LLC will review the progress of Providence’s public schools since the state took on...
ONE OF THE TWO blue-throated piping guans that ran away from Roger Williams Park Zoo has returned to the zoo. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS PARK ZOO

1 of 2 missing piping guans returned to Roger Williams Park...

PROVIDENCE – One of the two blue-throated piping guans that ran away from Roger Williams Park Zoo last week has been returned. The zoo said...
THE PARCEL 9 DEVELOPMENT in Providence by Philadelphia-based developer Pennrose LLC is among the projects that received a portion of $102 million in state funding for housing construction, preservation and operating costs. / RENDERING COURTESY THE ARCHITECTURAL TEAM INC.

Developers across state receive $102M for various housing, community construction projects

PROVIDENCE – State elected and housing officials on May 16 approved more than $102 million in funding awards for various housing construction, preservation and...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Education distributed $2.7 million in 'Get the Foam Out' program grants to 26 local education agencies.

RIDE distributes $2.7M ‘Get the Foam Out’ grants to 26 LEAs

PROVIDENCE – More than 100 K-12 public schools across 26 local education agencies received nearly $2.7 million in state grants as part of the...

Champlin awards $8.4M in grants to 85 R.I. nonprofits

CRANSTON – The Champlin Foundation on Wednesday announced $8.4 million in grants to 85 Rhode Island nonprofits, including 10 first-time recipients. “At the same time...
BROWN UNIVERSITY will launch its new School of International and Public Affairs next July. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University to launch new School of International and Public Affairs

PROVIDENCE – In an effort to expand and strengthen research and teaching on various worldwide social, political and economic policy changes, Brown University will...

URI researchers awarded $4.7M for cyber-physical security and resilience study

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Four University of Rhode Island engineering professors will receive $4.7 million from the U.S. Office of Naval Research for a research...
AN INDEPENDENT REVIEW of the Providence Public School District conducted by SchoolWorks will determine whether or not the Providence Public School District will be handed back over to local control. / COURTESY CLASSICAL HIGH SCHOOL

An independent review of Providence schools is coming. Will state intervention...

PROVIDENCE – After being under state intervention for the last five years, is the Providence Public School District ready to be handed back over...
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