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RWU students design brand identity for R.I.’s first teen recovery center

PROVIDENCE – As part of a Community Partnerships Center project, Roger Williams University students worked with The Providence Center to develop a brand identity...
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Most-read stories on PBN.com, July 2018

1. 2018 40 Under Forty winners feted at Aldrich Mansion POSTED ONLINE: JULY 20. A record crowd of 475 took the occasion of a...
ON WEDNESDAY, LendEDU released its third Student Loan Debt by School & State report. For the second time in three years, Rhode Island was ranked second-worst in the nation for average student loan debt. / COURTESY LENDEDU

LendEDU: Twice in 3 years, R.I. student debt second-worst in nation

PROVIDENCE – In one year, average student debt among Rhode Islanders has jumped 15.78 percent for an average $35,371 per Class of 2017 borrower...
ACCORDING TO A July poll from Roger Williams University and WPRI-TV CBS 12, the race for governor remains a dead heat between Democratic Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Republican Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung. All told, there seem to be six major candidates for the state's top elected office. / PBN FILE PHOTOS/MICHAEL SALERNO AND RUPERT WHITELEY

Poll: Raimondo, Fung neck and neck in R.I. gubernatorial race

BRISTOL – With Election Day scheduled in exactly three months, the race for governor remains deadlocked, according to a Roger Williams University and WPRI-TV CBS...
CONSUMPTION COUNTS: Saroj Bhandari, left, and Lanna Nawa founded Impact Everything to help make retail purchases produce a greater social good, such as having the purchase price go toward the cost of planting a tree. 
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Socially responsible retailing on College Hill

Every time someone buys a product at a new Providence retail store, something good is happening across the globe.The concept behind Impact Everything LLC,...
COMPOST CENTRAL: Jayne Merner Senecal, owner of Earth Care Farm in Charlestown, the largest commercial-scale licensed composting facility in the state, with Jeff Glover, farm support, who is holding a grabber and bucket that he uses to clean the piles of unwanted items. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Does Rhode Island have right approach on food waste?

Tucked in a residential neighborhood of mostly rural Charlestown is the state’s largest commercial-scale compost-processing facility.Second-generation Earth Care Farm owner Jayne Merner Senecal, whose...

Five Questions With: Gabrielle Baillargeon

A rising junior at Roger Williams University, Gabrielle Baillargeon was one of eight students from across the United States to win a research fellowship...

Moderate Party gubernatorial candidate challenges changes to eminent domain

The discussion in recent months of a proposal, now law, that would authorize borrowing for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox concentrated...

Candidates don’t need to spend a lot to win in R.I.,...

Gubernatorial candidates don’t necessarily need to spend a lot of money to win votes in the nation’s smallest state. But money matters in elections...
SPREADING OPPORTUNITY: Donald J. Farish succeeded in expanding the benefits of higher education to an increasingly diverse student population. 
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/­RUPERT WHITELEY

Farish leaves legacy of inclusion and value of education in R.I.

Rhode Island lost more than a passionate and articulate advocate for the value of higher education when Donald J, Farish died recently at the...
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