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TWO RHODE ISLAND schools,have been recognized as 2018 Green Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education for their reduction of their environmental impact, their curriculum and their promotion of student well-being. / COURTESY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Two R.I. schools recognized as Green Ribbon Schools by U.S. Department...

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island schools were recognized as Green Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education, the department announced Wednesday.The Green Ribbon...
A REPORT conducted by the University of Rhode Island estimated that the marine trades in Rhode Island added $4.6 billion to the Rhode Island economy. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND MARINE TRADES ASSOCIATION

Report: Marine trades added $4.6B to R.I. economy in 2016

PROVIDENCE – Marine trades in Rhode Island had a $4.6 billion effect on the Rhode Island economy in 2016, according to a University of...

Five Questions With: Kate Venturini

Kate Venturini is a research associate at the University of Rhode Island, serving many cooperative extension programs through the College of the Environment and...

URI’s Levine awarded Sessler Early Career Researcher Prize

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – In recognition of an article published in 2016, University of Rhode Island associate professor of chemistry Mindy Levine was named the...
ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES: Dragan Gill, left, reference librarian and assistant professor at Rhode Island College, and Lindsey Gumb, Roger Williams University librarian. Open educational resources have been implemented at college and university libraries across Rhode Island. 
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Open educational resources helping college students avoid hefty textbook costs

The price of tuition often trumps that of textbooks – both in size and priority – when it comes to budgeting for college.However, according...
2018 average tuition and fees for
New England colleges and universities
[prices do not include room and board] / Source: Collegetuitioncompare.com

Schools boost fundraising to slow rising student costs

Each year, college gets more expensive. Tuition and other costs have continued to escalate, reports show, prompting ever-higher levels of governmental and institutional financial...
The U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Colleges survey results were released Monday. The findings show little movement for top school Brown University while Providence College and University of Rhode Island each fell in a year-over-year comparison. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Brown ranks No.14 nationally, PC ranks No. 2 regionally in U.S....

PROVIDENCE – As the 2018-2019 academic year heads into its second week for most colleges and universities, on Monday, U.S. News & World Report...

CCI drops 25 points in July

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Falling from 83 to 58, a “dicey” 25-point, month-to-month decline was measured in the July Current Conditions Index, released by University...

URI researchers release Ukrainian moth to eliminate invasive weed

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A decade into studying the invasive black and pale swallow-wort, University of Rhode Island researchers have released a species of moth...
PROPERTY PLANS: Christine M. West, principal at KITE Architects in Providence, looks at some residential plans for a property in Exeter with Albert Garcia, principal.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Business is good, but many companies take a “wait-and-see” attitude

Business continues to be good for most Rhode Island companies, and a majority expect that to continue, though their optimism is tempered by uncertainty...
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