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URI students depart on 6-day ocean expedition

NARRAGANSETT – Eleven University of Rhode Island students and several scientists have departed for a six-day expedition aboard URI's research vessel Endeavor to research...
MAKING THINGS HAPPEN: Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, providing welcoming remarks at Thursday's Economic Outlook Breakfast, said her job in her second term will be to help sustain the economic momentum Rhode Island has been experiencing. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Economic Outlook Breakfast portends economic renaissance – and another Super Bowl...

PROVIDENCE – Those at Thursday’s Economic Outlook Breakfast by Santander Bank and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce may have come away thinking that...
THE UNIVERSITY of Rhode Island has received $1.2 million from a National Science Foundation program to provide financial assistance to prospective STEM teachers. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI School of Education gets $1.2M for scholarships aimed at STEM...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island's School of Education has been awarded $1.2 million for a National Science Foundation scholarship program aimed...
THE RHODE ISLAND CCI VALUE in February was 42, indicating contraction. / COURTESY LEONARD LARDARO

Lardaro: ‘Abysmal’ R.I. February CCI potential sign of oncoming recession

PROVIDENCE – The Current Conditions Index for Rhode Island was 42 in February, indicating contraction, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro...

URI, RWU ranked among most affordable cybersecurity programs

PROVIDENCE – The University of Rhode Island and Roger Williams University have ranked in a new national top 25 list of the most affordable...
PROPOSED CHANGES: Panelists at the 2019 PBN Spring Health Care Summit discuss efforts of President Donald Trump’s administration to undermine or replace the Affordable Care Act, as well as Trump’s proposed changes in regulations for accountable care organizations and the cost of prescription drugs. From left: Dr. Marylou Buyse, chief medical officer of Neighborhood Health Plan of R.I.; Dr. James E. Fanale, CEO of Care New England; Chris Ferraro, chief financial officer at Coastal Medical; Marie L. Ganim, R.I. health insurance commissioner; Stephen Kogut, professor of pharmacy practice at URI; and Zachary W. Sherman, director of HealthSource RI.
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Undermining of ACA could reverse R.I. gains

If repeated attempts by President Donald Trump’s administration to undermine or replace the Affordable Care Act aren’t thwarted, consequences in Rhode Island could be...

URI professor hosts Chemistry Camp to encourage girls’ interest in science

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island chemistry professor Mindy Levine looks to boost girls’ interest in science for the seventh year in a...

URI researcher calculates temperature inside moon

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A University of Rhode Island scientist has used a series of experiments to determine the temperature inside the moon, providing crucial...

Most-read stories on PBN.com, March 2019

1. East Providence restaurants charged with underpaying ­employees. POSTED ONLINE: MARCH 25 A lawsuit was filed by the U.S. Department of Labor against Madeira...

URI visiting scholar encourages everyone to make more mistakes

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A visiting neuroscience professor will discuss “how and why you make mistakes (and why you should make more of them)” during...
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