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Butler Hospital

Study shows benefits of hatha yoga in treating depression

PROVIDENCE – Research recently conducted at Butler Hospital, a Care New England facility, evaluated whether treatment outcomes for depressed patients would be improved by...
THREE RHODE ISLAND based companies ranked on the 'America's Best Midsize Employers' list released by Forbes this week. /COURTESY FORBES

3 R.I. companies make Forbes’ ‘America’s Best Mid-size Employers’ list.

PROVIDENCE – Hasbro Inc., Brown University and Ocean State Job Lot ranked in Forbes’ 2017 America’s Best Mid-size Employers list. The study polled more...
Linda Resnik discusses the DEKA arm.

Providence VA Medical Center scientist honored for work on upper-limb loss

PROVIDENCE – Linda Resnik, a research career scientist with the Providence VA Medical Center, was awarded the Paul B. Magnuson Award, the VA Rehabilitation Research...
Brown University

Brown named finalist for Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence

PROVIDENCE – In its third year, five finalists, including Brown University, have been named by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation for its $1 million...
Eli Upfal

Brown receives $3.1M to improve data analysis

PROVIDENCE – Computer scientists at Brown University have received $3.1 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to build a new software for...
Heather Schatten

Five Questions With: Heather Schatten

Heather Schatten is one of three principal investigators on a five-year research study that uses innovative smartphone technology as a suicide-risk assessment tool. The...
The South Street Landing project showing progress from the exterior, and downtown Providence in the background. PBN PHOTO/ FILE MICHAEL SALERNO

South Street Landing deal a highlight for Ventas in Q1 performance

CHICAGO - Chicago-based real estate investment trust Ventas Inc. reported earnings Friday of $198.1 million in the 2017 first quarter, an increase of 33.6...
BROWN UNIVERSITY said it will automatically waive application fees for any prospective student who qualified for free or reduced lunch programs starting with the class entering in fall 2018.

Are students with low incomes priced out of applying to college?

Applying to college can be stressful, especially for applicants with low incomes. Beyond the usual worries of acceptance and scholarship chances, they must weigh...
INCLUDING STATISTICAL controls in data exploration software could help reduce false discoveries, and that's what Brown computer scientists aim to build with a new $3.1 million grant. /COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown receives $3.1 million grant for data exploration software research

PROVIDENCE - Brown University has received a $3.1 million grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the university announced Wednesday.The grant money will...
Robert Reenan

Brown awards biomedical tech grants

PROVIDENCE – Brown University has created the Brown Biomedical Innovation Fund to accelerate the commercialization of new technology discovered in its research labs, and...
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