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PERSONAL TOUCH: Diana Perkins created the LapSnap, a waterproof canvas bag, to allow wheelchair users to carry items when they go grocery shopping. She learned to sew so she could stitch 10 prototypes to send to test users. / COURTESY INCLUDESIGN LLC

Brown engineering student creates LapSnap to assist wheelchair users with shopping

After Diana Perkins took an inspiring course on disability justice at Brown University, the engineering student found that many wheelchair users had a difficult...
RHODE ISLAND Business Competition announced the winners of its Elevator Pitch Contest held Thursday evening.

R.I. Business Competition announces winners of elevator pitch contest

PROVIDENCE – Ceresonic won the Rhode Island Business Competition’s Elevator Pitch Contest held Thursday. Ceresonic’s Sam Hornstein, a Brown University student, proposed a technology to...

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