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A THREE-YEAR, PROFESSIONAL Training program led by Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies in tandem with Trinity Repertory Co., was ranked the No. 6 acting program in the nation by The Hollywood Reporter in May.

Hollywood Reporter: Brown University, Trinity Rep MFA program 6th-best in U.S.

PROVIDENCE – A three-year, professional training program led by Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies in tandem with Trinity Repertory Co.,...
HANDS-ON: Jonathan Teoli, owner of Rhode Island Limb Co. in Cranston, works with some of the prosthetics he produces. He designs and fits each device by hand.  / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Prosthetics businesses getting creative to grow ‘tiny’ industry

Jonathan Teoli is the third-generation owner of Rhode Island Limb Co. His grandfather purchased the business decades ago after returning from the Pacific theater...
Brown University has received, and sold, a gift of real estate. The Robert Lippitt House is at 193 Hope St./RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES, LTD.

Brown University nets $1.1M on sale of historic home

PROVIDENCE – Brown University has sold the historic Robert Lippitt House in College Hill, a gift of real estate received by the private institution...
FAST SEQUENCING: Dr. Anne S. De Groot, EpiVax Inc. CEO and chief strategy officer, says the Providence company has spent the past 20 years developing immunoinformatics tools. EpiVax spinoff EpiVax Oncology will use those tools along with fast sequencing to design cancer vaccines specific to individual patients. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Renowned vaccine researcher Dr. Anne S. De Groot is ready to...

In 1997, Dr. Anne S. De Groot founded EpiVax Inc. in ­Providence, backed by a Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institutes...

2,000-4,999 Employees | 7 | Brown University | Brown’s wellness efforts...

CEO (or equivalent): Christina H. Paxson, president Number of employees: 4,052 Last year, Brown University had 911 unique participants in its wellness programs. The Providence Ivy...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY graduates entered the job market carrying more student debt than graduates from any other university in the state. /COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

Rhode Island ranks in U.S. top 10 for most student loan...

PROVIDENCE – Students graduating from Rhode Island-based four-year public and nonprofit private colleges and universities in 2016 entered the job market carrying the nation’s...
ARTHUR VON WALD CRESCE, one of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's researchers in electrochemistry, says the lab's partnership with Brown University could help design the next generation of lithium-ion batteries with improved performance and durability. / COURTESY U.S. ARMY RESEARCH LABORATORY

Brown researchers, U.S. Army collaborate to build better battery

PROVIDENCE – Brown University on Aug. 7 announced a partnership with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, the Army’s research and engineering arm headquartered in...
BROWN UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS have been awarded $1.5 million as part of a National Science Foundation grant to fund research on genetic mutation and its effect on proteins. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown gets $1.5M as part of NSF grant

PROVIDENCE – Brown University was awarded $1.5 million of a $6 million, four-year grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate how genetic mutations...
KIM LYONS OF WARWICK, diagnosed with leukemia, preserved her fertility in advance of radiation therapy because her health care plan covers it. Effective July 5, Rhode Island law requires health care plans to carry the coverage. /COURTESY DR. EDEN CARDOZO

R.I. first state to require fertility-preservation coverage for care that could...

PROVIDENCE – When Kim Lyons of Warwick was diagnosed with leukemia March 1, her doctors told her the best chance for survival was stem...
BROWN UNIVERSITY AND THE R.I. Department of Health are testing 38 Rhode Island water sites against the new, lowered health advisory threshold for two types of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. /COURTESY WARWICKRI.GOV

Brown, RIDOH testing new PFAS health advisory threshold at 38 R.I....

PROVIDENCE – Since the Environmental Protection Agency has lowered the health advisory threshold for two types of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, Brown University and...
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