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BROWN UNIVERSITY'S Warren Alpert Medical School is launching a new, four-year dual degree program, which will combine a medical degree in primary care with a master's of science in population health.  / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Several R.I. graduate schools make national ranking

PROVIDENCE – A new national ranking of graduate schools has placed Brown University's medical school at the No. 26 best in the United States...

Capital Good Fund celebrates 10th anniversary

PROVIDENCE – Capital Good Fund, the Providence-based nonprofit that provides small loans and personalized financial coaching to low-income residents in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Delaware...

Brown University researchers develop germ-resistant coating for intravascular catheters

PROVIDENCE – Brown University researchers have developed a new antibacterial coating for intravascular catheters that could help prevent catheter-related blood infections, the most common...
FORMALLY PLACED FIRST in the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship at Brown University's Venture Prize pitch contest. Above, from left to right, pitch team members Benjamin Murphy, Diane Mukato, Amelie Vavrosky and Noah Picard. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown Venture Prize awards $50K to top three pitches

PROVIDENCE – The Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship at Brown University has announced the winners of its second annual Venture Prize pitch contest held Wednesday...

Student fundraiser to benefit children of imprisoned parents

PROVIDENCE – A group of Brown University students called “We are Railroad” has launched a GoFundMe campaign to provide books to children who have...
GREEN ENERGY: David Lamb, assistant director of utilities management at the University of Rhode Island, and Marcia Garcia, URI’s sustainability officer, stand among a field of solar panels in South Kingstown. The solar array is part of the 40-megawatt South Kingstown Solar Collaboration facility, of which URI is one of three partners. 
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R.I.’s solar industry has grown with the help of state incentives....

After stints in the California, Nevada and Texas solar-energy industries, Kenny Hsieh learned of the financial incentives offered in Rhode Island, picked up his...
BEAT THE STREETS: Maricruz Flores, 12, left foreground, and Skylah Chakouian, 16, right foreground, spar as part of the Beat the Streets wrestling program at Moses Brown High School. In the background is Director Jacque Davis. At right are Alezia Greman, left, 10, and Ivy Latino, 7.
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Preparing for success through wrestling

All of life’s lessons can’t be taught on a wrestling mat. But it’s a good place to start, according to leaders of Beat the...
ON A MISSION: Minnie Luong, head of kimchi producer Chi Kitchen in Pawtucket, said it’s her mission to educate people about the unique Korean dish made from salted and seasoned fermented vegetables.
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Food entrepreneur finds future by connecting with the past

Minnie Luong, head of Chi Kitchen in Pawtucket, came to the United States as a small child, in dramatic fashion.“I was born on a...
FOUR EARLY-CAREER assistant professors at Brown University were winners of research fellowships awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for 2019. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

4 Brown scientists awarded Sloan Foundation fellowships

PROVIDENCE - Four assistant professors at Brown University earned research fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Tuesday.The Brown assistant professors, the only four...

Goldberg receives lifetime achievement honor from Rhode Island Hospital

DR. RICHARD J. GOLDBERG, former senior vice president for psychiatry and behavioral health for Lifespan Corp., recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Rhode...
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