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Five Questions With Edward M. Mazze

Edward M. Mazze | Distinguished university professor of business administration, University of Rhode Island1. Business rankings have measured different elements of the Rhode Island...
THE ROBERT J. HIGGINS Welcome Center was officially opened during a ceremony Wednesday on the University of Rhode Island South Kingstown campus. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/NORA LEWIS

Ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opens Higgins Welcome Center on URI main campus

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The new Robert J. Higgins Welcome Center on the University of Rhode Island's South Kingstown campus was officially opened in a...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND, along with Wheaton College out of Norton, Mass. and eight additional New England colleges and universities, joined forces earlier this week to create the New England Humanities Consortium. / COURTESY URI

URI, Wheaton College among founders of Northeast higher ed. collaborative

PROVIDENCE – The University of Rhode Island and Wheaton College, as well as eight additional colleges and universities from across New England, announced they had...

Is liberal-leaning Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse making a difference in a deeply...

A consistently liberal voice on both fiscal and social issues since joining the Senate in 2007, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., has made a name...
BETTER WAY: Brendan Loflin started Rhodeside Revival to make it easy for clients to divert food waste from the state’s landfill in Johnston. / PBN PHOTO/DAVID HANSEN

Curbside food-waste collection

In the final year of his studies at the University of Rhode Island, Brendan Loflin wanted to do something meaningful but wasn’t sure how.“Other...
ECONOMIC ENGAGEMENT: Attendees listen to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo speak during an economic-outlook luncheon event in 2017 at the R.I. Convention Center. The Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce’s latest luncheon, to be held Sept. 24, will feature Ravi Kumar, president and deputy chief operating officer for Infosys.
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Editor’s Choice: Celebrate local businesses at economic outlook luncheon

EDITOR’S CHOICE Celebrate local businesses at economic-outlook luncheon RAVI KUMAR, president and deputy chief operating officer for Infosys, will participate in a moderated conversation...

URI students repitch report that outlines options for McCoy Stadium

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The future of McCoy Stadium is back in the news, thanks to the recent announcement by Pawtucket Red Sox that it...
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...
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