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BROWN UNIVERSITY’S JONATHAN M. NELSON CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP will move into three floors of a new building on Thayer Street in Providence next year.

Brown entrepreneurship center readies for new home

PROVIDENCE – Brown University’s Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship is looking ahead to having a new home all its own, on Thayer Street...
DR. JAMES O. MAHER III has been elected president of the medical staff at Newport Hospital. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY ORTHOPEDICS

Maher elected medical staff president at Newport Hospital

NEWPORT – Dr. James O. Maher III, an orthopedic surgeon at University Orthopedics, was recently elected president of the medical staff at Newport Hospital,...
82 WATERMAN ST. is an academic building, home to the Department of American Studies at Brown. The university is considering demolishing or moving it to make room for a new performing arts center. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION SOCIETY

Should Brown be allowed to raze five historic buildings to make...

Brown University is looking to build a new performing arts center in the middle of its College Hill campus, but local preservationists are concerned that...
BROWN UNIVERSITY AND PROVIDENCE COLLEGE made the Kiplinger's Best College Values 2018 list. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

2 R.I. colleges make Kiplinger’s Best College Values 2018

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island schools were ranked on Kiplinger’s Best College Values, 2018.The list comprises 300 colleges and universities. The list measures and...
COLD CURE: Katie McDonald, corporate health coach and owner of bnourished, sits at her kitchen counter enjoying a green juice, a remedy/prevention for winter colds. / PBN PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

Managing stress team effort in workplace

The average American adult gains 1-2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, which is weight that isn’t ever likely to be lost.That’s according to...
86 WATERMAN STREET is used for graduate student apartments by Brown University. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE PRESERVATION SOCIETY

Brown University plan to raze buildings draws criticism

PROVIDENCE – Brown University plans to demolish or relocate five historic buildings to create a site for a new performing arts center, a move...
INVESTED: Rhode Island Foundation President and CEO Neil D. Steinberg and Jessica David, senior vice president of strategy and community investments, have helped launch 12 Rhode Island entrepreneurs through RIF’s innovation fellowship program. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Six years in, RIF innovation fellows’ impact unclear as they fight...

Six years ago, the Rhode Island Foundation announced it was accepting applications for something called an innovation fellowship. The program, funded by local philanthropists...
CONVERSING: Crossroads Rhode Island members, from left, Heather Fortin, human resources and individual volunteer coordinator; Cicely Dove, vice president of family services; and Robert Upham, director of human resources, attend the PBN Workplace Excellence, Diversity and Inclusion Summit held Dec. 7 at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SKORSKI

‘Unconscious bias’ barrier to workplace inclusion

“If we tolerate intolerance, then tolerance will become extinct,” warned Stephanie Huckel, manager of culture and diversity and inclusion at Blue Cross & Blue...
BROWN UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT Chistina H. Paxson earned $1,067,491 in total compensation in 2015, the highest amount of any private college in the Providence metropolitan area for the year. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Report: Brown, Bryant, JWU lead region in private college executive compensation

PROVIDENCE - Brown University President Christina H. Paxson was the highest-compensated higher education executive in the Providence metropolitan area, according to the Executive Compensation...
RENEE EGER, medical director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Care Center and the Menopause Program at Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, recently received certification as a menopause practitioner from the North American Menopause Society. / COURTESY WOMEN & INFANTS HOSPITAL

Eger earns menopause practitioner certification

PROVIDENCE – Renee Eger, medical director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Care Center and the Menopause Program at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode...
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