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CULTURE MATTERS: Lisa Abbott, senior vice president of human resources at Life­span Corp., Rhode Island’s largest employer, says ensuring employees understand the company’s culture and why it matters is important for successful growth. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

‘We’re always going to be in … a war for talent’

As the senior vice president of human resources at Lifespan Corp., Lisa Abbott oversees strategy and operations, especially in relation to customer-service excellence and...
THE BEAUPRE CENTER for Chemical and Forensic Sciences is the latest facility at the University of Rhode Island to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI’s Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences receives LEED Gold...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island has achieved a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold certification for one of its new campus...
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND seniors Rebecca Ralston, left, and Lindsey Chammas conduct an experiment in the biotechnology manufacturing lab at URI's Providence campus. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/MICHAEL SALERNO

URI biotechnology manufacturing program celebrates 15th anniversary

PROVIDENCE – Celebrating the 15th year of its biotechnology manufacturing program, the University of Rhode Island looks back on the progress made by the...
THE LIPPITT HOUSE MUSEUM is one of 185 nonprofit organizations to receive a total $18.1 million in grants from the Champlin Foundation in 2017. / COURTESY LIPPITT HOUSE MUSEUM

Champlin Foundation caps year at $18.1M in donations

CRANSTON - In a year-end recap, the Champlin Foundation announced Wednesday the organization donated $18.1 million to 175 local nonprofit organizations in 2017 with...
BARBARA COTTAM, chair of the R.I. Board of Education, spoke at the Computer Science for Rhode Island Summit held on Dec. 13 at the University of Rhode Island. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

CS4RI summit brings tech leaders together to inspire entrepreneurs

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The second annual Computer Science for Rhode Island Summit, held through the state’s Office of Innovation, brought together leaders in the...
THE R.I. EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF COMMERCE issued a Request For Proposals for one or more Innovation Campuses. / COURTESY EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF COMMERCE

Commerce issues RFP for Innovation Campuses

PROVIDENCE- The R.I. Executive Office of Commerce has issued its Request for Proposals for the creation of one or more Innovation Campuses in Rhode...
ROBERT COYNE joined the University of Rhode Island as a physics lecturer this fall. Coyne is one of 1,200 international scientists involved with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, select members of which were awarded the Noble Prize in physics in October for their discovery of two neutron stars colliding 130 million light years away, which included detection of gravitational waves. / COURTESY ROBERT COYNE

Nobel prize-linked physicist joins University of Rhode Island faculty

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Robert Coyne, one of 1,200 international scientists involved with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, joined the University of Rhode Island as...
CONVERSING: Crossroads Rhode Island members, from left, Heather Fortin, human resources and individual volunteer coordinator; Cicely Dove, vice president of family services; and Robert Upham, director of human resources, attend the PBN Workplace Excellence, Diversity and Inclusion Summit held Dec. 7 at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SKORSKI

‘Unconscious bias’ barrier to workplace inclusion

“If we tolerate intolerance, then tolerance will become extinct,” warned Stephanie Huckel, manager of culture and diversity and inclusion at Blue Cross & Blue...

Ferszt inducted as American Academy of Nursing Fellow

GINETTE FERSZT, a professor in the University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing, was recently inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of...
FOUR EDUCATIONAL technology initiatives received a combined $623,460 in grants from the Champlin Foundation Tuesday. /PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI educational tech initiatives receive $600K-plus in grants

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Four Champlin Foundation grants totaling $623,460 were awarded to four University of Rhode Island educational technology tools, the state's flagship research institute...
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