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Most-read stories on PBN.com, August 2018

1. PBN announces 2018 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies. POSTED ONLINE: AUG. 24. Twenty local companies have earned a spot on Providence Business News’...
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND's classes commence Sept. 5. This year, URI Admissions reviewed a record-breaking 22,775 applications for the 3,250 open spots in the freshmen class and more than 1,400 transfer applications. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/NORA LEWIS

URI releases student statistics prior to fall 2018 semester

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - With Labor Day weekend four days away, the annual back-to-school crunch has arrived.At the University of Rhode Island, the state's flagship research...

Prochaska to speak at URI wellness conference Sept. 14

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island will host its first wellness conference on population health Sept. 14 at the campus’s Memorial Union, where professor...
BARBARA WOLFE / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/NORA LEWIS

URI dean honored as distinguished alumna of Yale School of Nursing

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Barbara Wolfe, dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Rhode Island, was honored by the Yale School of...
MAKO SHARK / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/GEORGE SCHELLENGER

URI to host first Summer Shark Camp for local high school...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Students from Central Falls High School and Paul Cuffee High School in Providence were recruited by the University of Rhode Island...

URI professor’s TickSpotters program provides timely risk assessment

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A prodigious tick season has been predicted by University of Rhode Island professor of entomology Tom Mather, but he warns against...

URI nursing students simulate home care scenarios

PROVIDENCE – Nurse practitioner students in the University of Rhode Island College of Nursing have a head start on preparing for challenging home care...
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND students Max Zavell and Erin Tully were awarded the Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. / COURTESY URI/RANDY OSGA

2 URI students awarded Hollings Scholarship from NOAA

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Since its inaugural awarding in 2005, a total of 27 University of Rhode Island students have been awarded the Ernest F....
PROBLEM AREA: The structural problems at Rogers High School in Newport are evident in the water-infiltration damage, which has affected both the interior and exterior of the building, which was completed in 1958. Jeff Watts, the school’s plant engineer, looks at one of the affected areas outside. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Paying for badly needed school upgrades now will limit future borrowing....

Trinity Briceno, a senior at Cranston East High School, didn’t attend school between December and April.She was hospitalized in November after students and teachers...
IN SEARCH OF INNOVATION: The Universiry of Rhode Island's Bay Campus in Narragansett is the home of the Ocean Science Exploration Center and the Inner Space Center. They form the core of one of 16 projects that the state is considering for innovation hubs connected to URI. From left, Kyle Sidlik, media production, Holly Morin, marine biologist and education specialist, in the Inner Space Center. PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, May 21, 2018

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other...
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