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THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND announced a partnership with the University of Connecticut and Electric Boat to form the National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology, a new research center dedicated to advancing submarine technology. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Submarine tech center launched by URI, UConn, Electric Boat

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The National Institute for Undersea Vehicle Technology, a new research center dedicated to advancing submarine technology, will be co-led by University of...
FAMILY-OWNED: Pier Ice Plant in Narragansett was founded June 15, 1966, by owner Robert Shumate, above, and his father, Lawrence. Robert Shumate is a member of the Narragansett Indian Tribe. He says he was lucky to grow up in a family that owned its own business. / PBN PHOTO/
MICHAEL SALERNO

For R.I.’s indigenous people, good jobs and prosperity are often out...

For 51 years, Robert Shumate said he has been “keeping South ­County cool.” Owner of Pier Ice Plant in Narragansett and a Narragansett Indian Tribe...

Andreozzi receives URI Dean’s Distinguished Achievement Award

MICHAEL ANDREOZZI, owner and CEO of Beltone New England, was awarded the Dean’s Distinguished Achievement Award by the University of Rhode Island for making...
GIVING PLATFORM: Financial organizational software My Fund, pictured above, links to United Way of Rhode Island’s online giving platform, allowing donors to give to any nonprofit organization throughout the country. / COURTESY UNITED WAY 
OF RHODE ISLAND

Nonprofits not worried about giving fatigue after storms

In the span of roughly four weeks, the southern coast of the United States and the island of Puerto Rico were ravaged by multiple...
THE COLLEGE OF PHARMACY building at the Kingston campus of the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown was recently renamed Paramaz Avedisian '54 Hall in honor of the alumnus, above, who was known for his advocacy for patients as well as his charity. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI dubs pharmacy building Paramaz Avedisian ’54 Hall in honor of...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island community dedicated its Kingston campus College of Pharmacy building to alumnus Paramaz Avedisian, ’54, whose lifetime...
FRONT-ROW SEAT: Pawtucket Red Sox Chairman Larry Lucchino, at left in the front row, listens during a Senate Finance Committee hearing at the ­University of Rhode Island’s Swan Hall in South Kingstown, during which the team, the public and others provided feedback on the proposed PawSox stadium deal. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

A financing plan for a new PawSox stadium leaves the state...

(Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series looking at development opportunities in Pawtucket and their implications for the city and state.) Attendees...

Health, education see slow growth in R.I.

Lackluster growth in health and education employment could spell trouble for the Ocean State, where job gains or losses in any segment of the...
NISANNE GHONEM, assistant professor at the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, received a 2017 Mentored Research Award from Advance-CTR to study the cause of kidney transplant failures. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI’s Ghonem receives grant to research kidney transplant failures

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy assistant professor Nisanne Ghonem received a 2017 Mentored Research Award from Advance-CTR (Clinical Translational...

Five Questions With Brenda Dann-Messier

Brenda Dann-Messier | Commissioner of postsecondary education, Rhode Island 1. What are the most serious challenges, or weaknesses, in the Rhode Island higher education system?...

URI begins construction on new facility after razing Welcome Center

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island’s Welcome Center has been razed and will be rebuilt as a larger, more up-to-date facility, WPRI-TV...

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