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URI choice for NOAA’s new $94M ocean exploration institute

NARRAGANSETT – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected the University of Rhode Island to host its new ocean exploration institute.NOAA and URI...
THE OCEAN EXPLORATION COOPERATIVE INSTITUTE will be based at the University of Rhode Island, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI picked as home of NOAA’s new $94M ocean exploration institute

NARRAGANSETT – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected the University of Rhode Island to host its new ocean exploration institute.NOAA and URI...

Care New England graduates 23 from advanced nursing degree program

PROVIDENCE – Twenty-three nurses from across Care New England Health System graduated from the University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing in the last...
HELPING STUDENTS: After working for 33 years in admissions and financial aid at the University of Rhode Island, Diane DelGreco, left, created Smart Choice College Counseling in North Kingstown to help students get into the college of their choice. At right is La Salle Academy college counselor Anne Clawson, one of her assistants.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Smart move for college planning

Diane DelGreco started Smart Choice College Counseling LLC after retiring last spring from the University of Rhode Island’s admissions office.She immersed herself in the...

R.I. can be national leader in language education

In this global economy, local companies are looking for a multilingual workforce with cultural intelligence, flexibility to move across borders and the ability to...

URI students develop device to detect whales near offshore wind farm

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Ocean engineering students at the University of Rhode Island have developed an acoustic device that detects the sounds made by whales...

URI students depart on 6-day ocean expedition

NARRAGANSETT – Eleven University of Rhode Island students and several scientists have departed for a six-day expedition aboard URI's research vessel Endeavor to research...
MAKING THINGS HAPPEN: Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, providing welcoming remarks at Thursday's Economic Outlook Breakfast, said her job in her second term will be to help sustain the economic momentum Rhode Island has been experiencing. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Economic Outlook Breakfast portends economic renaissance – and another Super Bowl...

PROVIDENCE – Those at Thursday’s Economic Outlook Breakfast by Santander Bank and the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce may have come away thinking that...
THE UNIVERSITY of Rhode Island has received $1.2 million from a National Science Foundation program to provide financial assistance to prospective STEM teachers. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI School of Education gets $1.2M for scholarships aimed at STEM...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island's School of Education has been awarded $1.2 million for a National Science Foundation scholarship program aimed...
THE RHODE ISLAND CCI VALUE in February was 42, indicating contraction. / COURTESY LEONARD LARDARO

Lardaro: ‘Abysmal’ R.I. February CCI potential sign of oncoming recession

PROVIDENCE – The Current Conditions Index for Rhode Island was 42 in February, indicating contraction, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro...
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