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ON MONDAY, Rhode Island School of Design announced a symposium centered on the Rosa Parks family home currently on display at WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. The statement comes more than two months after Brown University dropped ties with the home's owner and artist, Ryan Mendoza. / COURTESY FABIA MENDOZA

RISD to host Rosa Parks house installation symposium

PROVIDENCE - The next chapter in the ongoing saga surrounding the installation of a home once owned by Rosa Parks’ family will see the...
RACHEL BERWICK is a professor and head of the glass department at the Rhode Island School of Design. / COURTESY RISD

Five Questions With: Rachel Berwick

As a Rhode Island School of Design professor and head of the school’s glass department, Rachel Berwick’s work has been shown internationally in such...
NINE MAJOR Rhode Island employers were announced as founding participants in the new Supply RI initiative that aims to connect Rhode Island companies with Rhode Island suppliers, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

9 major R.I. employers commit to Raimondo’s Supply RI initiative

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced that nine Rhode Island's largest employers have pledged to participate in the Supply RI initiative, which will...
ALTERNATIVE PATH: Janelle Blakely Photopoulos, owner of Blakely Interior Design in North Kingstown, started the company to indulge her hobby of home design and décor after losing enthusiasm for her former job at a large corporation. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Blakely designs go beyond the look

After working several years for a large corporation, Janelle Blakely Photopoulos started losing interest in her job.The company was bought out and the excitement...
A UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND research initiative measuring the ecological health of Narragansett Bay will receive $19 million from the National Science Foundation's Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

$19M in NSF funding awarded to URI Narragansett Bay research initiative

PROVIDENCE - Consortium for Coastal Ecology Assessment, Innovation, and Modeling, or C-AIM, a University of Rhode Island research initiative measuring the ecological health of Narragansett...
STYLEWEEK NORTHEAST 2017 kicks off Sept. 20 with capsule collections from five students. / PHOTO COURTESY STYLEWEEK NORTHEAST

Two local students recognized in Styleweek Northeast SEED Design competition

PROVIDENCE - Two local students will showcase capsule collections at the 13th annual Styleweek Northeast fashion show as part of the nonprofit SEED Student Design competition,...
Providence is one of the best college towns to buy an investment property, given the presence of Brown University, Redfin said Friday. /COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

College Choice: Brown, RISD among 25 best MFA programs in the...

Updated 12:00 p.m., April 6PROVIDENCE – In its 2017 ranking of the nation’s top 25 master’s in fine arts programs, College Choice listed Brown...
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