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Prochaskas win scientific excellence award from Institute of Coaching

JAMES AND JANICE PROCHASKA, spouses and research partners, were recently honored with an Institute of Coaching Vision of Scientific Excellence in Coaching award, an...
CONNOR FLYNN, a senior and marketing major at the University of Rhode Island, is also the founder and CEO of University Pulse Media, which creates video content that appeals to both businesses and those on campus and then sells the video content to businesses for use in social media marketing. / COURTESY CONNOR FLYNN

Five Questions With: Connor Flynn

Connor Flynn, a senior and marketing major at the University of Rhode Island, is leading a new platform where local businesses can connect with...
URI announced the establishment of a new Food Center on its South Kingstown campus, which will act as a central resource for those involved in the state's food sector. / COURTESY URI COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

URI taps local food sector, establishes culinary resource center

PROVIDENCE - The profile of the food industry in Rhode Island has  grown in recent years and the University of Rhode Island is joining...
TWELVE DIPRETE ENGINEERING employees and friends participated in the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s annual Bike MS: Ride the Rhode event earlier this year and raised more than $16,000 for ongoing research to find a cure for multiple sclerosis. From left, Josh Currier; Sean Hayden; Pegi Thibaudeau; Dennis DiPrete; Kevin DeMers; Rich Kerbel; Chris Duhamel; Marianne Diffin; Greg Guglielmo; Sharon Charpentier; and Sheryl Guglielmo. / COURTESY DIPRETE ENGINEERING

Bike ride raises $16K for MS research

PROVIDENCE – A team of 12 cyclists made up of DiPrete Engineering employees and friends participated in the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s annual Bike...

Richardson awarded $125K grant from National Science Foundation

JONATHAN RICHARDSON, an assistant professor of biology at Providence ­College, was recently awarded a $125,310 grant from the National Science Foundation to help support...

Can the Ocean State finally become a hub for marine-based technology?

Anthony Baro has a unique ability to visualize what’s yet to exist. It’s allowed him to design and patent inventions. It’s helped him grow E2SOL...
RUDI HEMPE, left, of North Kingstown accepts the award for University of Rhode Island Master Gardener of the Year from Charlie Junod during the Master Gardener 40th anniversary celebration. / COURTESY SUE DUNN

URI Master Gardener program celebrates 40th anniversary

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Awards were given to local gardening enthusiasts at the University of Rhode Island’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of its Master...
MEASURING 75, Leonard Lardaro's September 2017 Current Conditions Index reported a tie year-to-date. The "train wreck" labor force, as Lardaro called it in the report, gained 0.5 percent. / COURTESY LEONARD LARDARO

September 2017 CCI ties measure year-to-date

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The state’s September economy lined up exactly with that of 2016, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro’s latest...
UNIVERSITY PULSE MEDIA, a student-led social media advertising agency at the University of Rhode Island, produces mostly video content geared both to business and campus interests, which is then sold to local businesses for use in social media outreach.

URI students launch University Pulse Media advertising agency

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Thanks to Connor Flynn, a senior marketing major at the University of Rhode Island, URI students now have a platform on...
ODD JOBS: Pat Brown is the founder of Rent Sons, which provides college students and others an opportunity to do odd jobs for fellow residents. / COURTESY COREY FAVINO

Rent Sons takes on all jobs

Pat Brown has worked odd jobs since 2011, while paying for his education at the University of Rhode Island. It wasn’t until he was...

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