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DAVID COX has been named coach of the University of Rhode Island's men's basketball team. / COURTESY URI

Cox named URI men’s basketball coach

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – David Cox, former associate head coach to Dan Hurley, has been hired as the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball head...
THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE of Health and Human Services awarded $1.5 million to URI to create programs to train health care professionals of the future. / COURTESY URI

R.I. awards $1.3 million to URI for health care workforce training

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Rhode Island’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services has awarded $1.3 million from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND hired Dr. Peter J. Snyder as vice president of research and economic development. His tenure began in March. / COURTESY URI

URI hires Lifespan executive as new VP of research and economic...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Dr. Peter J. Snyder, former senior vice president and chief research officer at Lifespan, was named vice president of research and...
VOTERS vote up or down referendum questions on Election Day./ PBN GRAPHIC/LISA LAGRECA

Rhode Island to issue $149M in bonds for capital improvements

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island on Tuesday will sell $149.4 million in bonds to pay for a slew of capital-improvement programs approved by voters dating...
DAN HURLEY, the former URI men's basketball coach, has signed a six year deal to coach the University of Connecticut men's basketball team. / COURTESY URI

Are you happy or sad that Dan Hurley signed to be...

Following his successful run as the men’s basketball coach at the University of Rhode Island, which culminated with two consecutive appearances in the NCAA...

R.I. Council on Postsecondary Education approves tuition increases at URI, RIC

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Council on Postsecondary Education voted to raise tuition at the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College this fall,...
TOP VIEW: John Ballone, owner of The Hotel Maria, on the highest level of the structure under construction alongside Misquamicut Beach in Westerly designed to avoid the effects of ocean flooding by being elevated well above sea level. The Atlantic Ocean can be seen in the background. / PBN PHOTO/
BRIAN MCDONALD

Some Rhode Islanders have learned from past storms, but most simply...

(Editor’s note: This is the final installment in a three-part series exploring Rhode Island’s vulnerability to coastal flooding and what businesses, property owners and...
PROACTIVE: Nasser Zawia, dean of the University of Rhode Island Graduate School, speaks with Alycia Mosley Austin, associate director, interdisciplinary neuroscience program associate dean, recruitment and diversity initiatives. Zawia and other administrators sent welcoming messages to international student applicants to counter the unwelcoming messages from the Trump administration. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Brown, URI grad schools see engineering growth

When the administration of President Donald Trump placed Iran on a list of countries that would be subject to increased traveler scrutiny, including a...
Paula Grammas, the inaugural executive director of URI’s four-and-a-half-year-old Ryan Institute, brings a distinguished career as a research scientist to Rhode Island. She has been principal investigator or co-investigator on more than $24 million in research grants. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Answers are found often on new, unexpected paths

Paula Grammas | George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience, University of Rhode Island executive directorMy parents emigrated from Greece in the 1950s. What...
DEREK GRIPPER of Cape Town, South Africa, poses with his classical guitar. Gripper will be one of the featured artists at the University of Rhode Island’s third annual Guitar Festival April 6-8. / COURTESY DEREK GRIPPER

URI to host 3rd annual Guitar Festival in April

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – In collaboration with South Kingstown-based entertainment venue Pump House Music Works, the University of Rhode Island is set to host its...
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