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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...
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Five questions with Maling Ebrahimpour

Maling Ebrahimpour | Dean, College of Business, University of Rhode Island1. The College of Business at URI recently hired 10 faculty. What was the...
IOANNIS N. MIAOULIS has been named the 11th president of Roger Williams University. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU names Miaoulis next president

BRISTOL – Roger Williams University on Wednesday named Ioannis N. Miaoulis as its next president.Miaolis has served as the president and director of the...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, Jan. 28, 2019

Some Providence residents want stricter regulation of student housing. A city commission agrees but is it discrimination?Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, Jan. 14, 2019

The business of educating teachers is shrinking in R.I.Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss...
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER: Meghan M. Hill recently graduated from Rhode Island College’s education program and began a six-month substitute teaching position at RIC’s on-campus Henry Barnard Elementary School in January. /PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Educating teachers is a shrinking business

Meghan M. Hill wanted to be a teacher since she was in the fourth grade.Of her chosen career path, the 23-year-old Scituate native said:...

Teacher education needed

The ongoing retirements of baby boomer teachers in the state’s K-12 education system require new teachers to take their places. It’s simple math really.But...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, Jan. 7, 2019

They're Back! Will new GA be same as old?Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss...
SETTING THE AGENDA: Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio, right, is looking to help set the state’s spending priorities in the upcoming legislative session. Here he welcomes Sen.-elect Sam Bell, D-Providence, and Senate Chief of Staff Stephen Iannazzi during a Senate orientation for new members.
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Balancing budget, smart investments should be job one

According to PBN’s cover story this week, House Speaker Nicholas A. ­Mattiello’s top budget priority is continuing the phaseout of the auto excise tax....

Newport’s history still intact

On the list of Rhode Island assets, surely the Newport Mansions belong near the top.For the third consecutive year, in 2018 the Preservation Society...
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