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LEGISLATION INTRODUCED this month in the General Assembly proposes creating a statewide water authority to centralize oversight and operations of the 490 public water-supply systems in Rhode Island. / COURTESY ­PROVIDENCE WATER SUPPLY BOARD

This plan tying water revenue to pension liabilities is all wet

The post-retirement benefit Armageddon that awaits Providence has inspired a state legislator to offer up a bill that would help the city deal with...
UNIVERSITY OF Rhode Island Assistant Professor Austin Humphries counts coral in Indonesia as part of a USAID-funded project to study coral reef fisheries. /COURTESY KARIZMA FAHLEVY

URI professor using $3M USAID grant to study Indonesian fisheries

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Austin Humphries, University of Rhode Island assistant professor of fisheries, is leading a team that has been awarded a $3 million...

Who’s On The Board?

Organization: RISEMission: To provide scholarships and mentoring to the children of currently or formerly incarcerated parents in order to break the intergenerational cycle of...

Partnering to close workforce skills gap

At the March Federal Open Market Committee meeting, I voted in favor of raising the federal funds rate. The U.S. economy is getting stronger...

Talent shortage: When leadership really matters

Work gets done through the action of people. That’s why winning the war for talent, and especially the professional talent that is able to...

RWU names Prignano 2017 Champion for Justice

STEPHEN M. PRIGNANO has been honored by the Roger Williams University School of Law as a 2017 Champion for Justice in recognition of his...

De-electrification matters

For more than a century after the advent of commercial electrical power in the late 1800s, electricity use in the U.S. rose and rose...
LEGISLATION INTRODUCED this month in the General Assembly proposes creating a statewide water authority to centralize oversight and operations of the 490 public water-supply systems in Rhode Island. / COURTESY ­PROVIDENCE WATER SUPPLY BOARD

Can water ease Providence’s pension woes?

Is water part of the answer to the fiscal woes of Providence?Legislation introduced this month in the General Assembly proposes creating a statewide water...
SATISFIED: Jessica Geier, an adjunct faculty member at Johnson & Wales University, Providence College and formerly at Rhode Island College, is happy with her part-time positions. Geier, center, teaches a class at PC. In the background is senior Nat Bonde, of Midfield, Mass., majoring in accounting and finance. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Colleges need part-time professors, but is the system fair to them...

Philip Eil is considered contingent by his employer – but unlike many others in his position, by choice.His job as a part-time English teacher...
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