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FAST SEQUENCING: Dr. Anne S. De Groot, EpiVax Inc. CEO and chief strategy officer, says the Providence company has spent the past 20 years developing immunoinformatics tools. EpiVax spinoff EpiVax Oncology will use those tools along with fast sequencing to design cancer vaccines specific to individual patients. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Renowned vaccine researcher Dr. Anne S. De Groot is ready to...

In 1997, Dr. Anne S. De Groot founded EpiVax Inc. in ­Providence, backed by a Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institutes...

URI professor co-authors ocean bottom-trawling study

JEREMY COLLIE, a University of Rhode Island oceanographer, recently teamed up with a group of international scientists to research the effects of bottom trawling...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY graduates entered the job market carrying more student debt than graduates from any other university in the state. /COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

Rhode Island ranks in U.S. top 10 for most student loan...

PROVIDENCE – Students graduating from Rhode Island-based four-year public and nonprofit private colleges and universities in 2016 entered the job market carrying the nation’s...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND ranked in the top 20 party schools in America according to the Princeton Review. /COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI named among top party schools in nation

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The University of Rhode Island, Kingston has been ranked as No. 16 in the top 20 party schools in the nation...
BROWN UNIVERSITY HAS RANKED No. 9 in the nation in the 2017 Forbes "America's Top Colleges" list. Seven Rhode Island colleges made the top rankings. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

7 R.I. schools on Forbes ‘America’s Top Colleges’ list

PROVIDENCE - Seven Rhode Island colleges and universities were ranked on Forbes “America’s Top Colleges” list, released Wednesday.The list, comprised of the top 650...
SECURITYDEGREEHUB.COM HAS NAMED the University of Rhode Island among the top 15 schools offering online programs in cybersecurity. Above, students of URI's Digital Forensics and Cyber Security Center, from left: Annemarie Bernier, Nicholas Karayev, Kasey Gesualdi, Ryan Marcotte, Daniel Masterson and Brittany Siter. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

SecurityDegreeHub.com ranks URI’s cyber program 12th-best in U.S.

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island’s cyber program ranked 12th in a report released July 31 by SecurityDegreeHub.com ranking the top 20...
ROSHNI DARNAL, left, director of senior services at Federal Hill House Association, and Laura Jones, director of health initiatives at the Rhode Island Parent Information Network, partner in demonstrating Own Your Health programs for Older Adults as part of the new Tufts Health Plan Foundation RIPIN grant award. /COURTESY NATHAN D. MARKLEY

Tufts Health Plan Foundation grant enables RIPIN to expand services

CRANSTON – The Rhode Island Parent Information Network will expand its education services to offer chronic disease self-support and balance classes to 360 older...
CONTINUING EDUCATION: Joe Gemma, right, assistant dean at Providence College, talks with students, from left, Dacaria Desseau, Nate Watson, Andrew Fonts and Ben Rose, during his Principles of Business Management summer school class. / PBN PHOTO/­MICHAEL SALERNO

Summer enrollments in traditional, online courses increasing at colleges, universities

The summer lull isn’t what it used to be.On university and college campuses, the hottest months of the year often are the busiest, with...
LOCAL HISTORY: Robert Shea, right, associate provost for the advancement of teaching and learning at Roger Williams University, speaks to students during Roger Seminar, which introduces first-year students to Roger Williams as a historical figure by studying texts by ­Williams and those analyzing his role in local history. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

Schools focus faculty, students on benefits of collaboration

Joan Branham, Providence College associate dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, and Dan Horne, associate dean of PC’s School of Business, knew...
CARL G. STILES IS the new director of the Memorial Union at the University of Rhode Island. /COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Five Questions With: Carl G. Stiles

Assuming the role of director of Memorial Union at the University of Rhode Island on June 12, Carl G. Stiles will direct an operation...
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