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Fauci: States must move quickly to address COVID-19 upticks

The nation’s top infectious disease expert said in an online interview Friday that he’s “cautiously optimistic” a COVID-19 vaccine could be developed soon, but...

College Hill Smart Hotel project draws 2 administrative appeals

PROVIDENCE – Two sets of city residents have filed an appeal challenging the City Plan Commission review of the Smart Hotel project, stating the commission overstepped its authority in granting...

Most-read stories on PBN.com, July 2020

1. PBN announces 2020 25 Leaders & Achievers honorees POSTED ONLINE: JULY 17 The Providence Business News announced winners of its second annual 25...
BALANCING ACT: Valerie Maier Speredelozzi, an associate professor of engineering at the University of Rhode Island, at her home in South Kingstown. She has had to juggle child care with online teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic. / 
PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Female engineers fear setbacks amid pandemic

University of Rhode Island professor Valerie Maier Speredelozzi and her children place sticky notes on their closed bedroom doors with the words “exam in...

Brown sets example for PPSD support

Brown University on July 29 strongly answered the call for support of Providence’s underperforming public schools, with a $10 million endowment. Who’s next? Brown’s initiative...

Brown study indicates way to reduce overdose deaths

PROVIDENCE – Brown University researchers have found that expanded access to medications for opioid use disorder in prisons and jails can reduce overdose deaths...
BROWN UNIVERSITY announced Wednesday that is has fully funded a $10 million endowment to help support the Providence Public School District. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University fully funds $10M endowment for Providence schools

PROVIDENCE – Brown University announced Wednesday that it has fully funded a $10 million endowment commitment to help support public schools in Providence. The university...
DISTANCE LEARNING: As a precaution against COVID-19, international student Grace Deng, who will be a senior this year at Brown University, plans to take her courses online while living in Providence when classes resume in the fall. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

International students face tough choices

Michael Chen feels fortunate. The Brown University student from Italy was able to stay with relatives in Utah when classes shut down in March...
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Keck receives first Kati Machtley Businesswoman of the Year Award

KIM A. KECK received the first Kati Machtley Businesswoman of the Year Award at the virtual Bryant University Women’s Summit on June 10. Keck,...

Brown’s Alcohol Research Center on HIV awarded $6.2M grant renewal

PROVIDENCE – Brown University’s School of Public Health has been awarded $6.2 million in renewed funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and...

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