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Most-read stories on PBN.com, July 2019

1. PBN names inaugural slate of 25 Over Fifty-Five winners POSTED ONLINE: JULY 12. Providence Business News announced 25 winners for its inaugural 25...
URI PRESIDENT David Dooley earned $426,333 in compensation from the university during 2018. Does his salary fit expectations and performance for his office? / PBN FILE PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Is URI President David M. Dooley’s salary too large, too small...

In a field that more and more pays its chief executives for fund-raising and politics as well as more traditional administrative duties, public-university presidents...

URI needs own board of trustees

There is no question, the University of Rhode Island is not like the Community College of Rhode Island, nor even Rhode Island College. Yet...
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND President David M. Dooley appeared before the House Finance Committee Monday in support of legislation that would create a URI board of trustees. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Do you think that the University of Rhode Island should have...

University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley went before the General Assembly recently to argue that URI needs an independent board of trustees...

URI College of Pharmacy ranks 10th for federal research funding

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island's College of Pharmacy ranked No. 10 among the nation's 142 pharmacy colleges for the amount research...

URI researcher calculates temperature inside moon

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A University of Rhode Island scientist has used a series of experiments to determine the temperature inside the moon, providing crucial...
FORMER WPRI-TV CBS 12 news anchor Karen L. Adams has pledged to make a $1 million donation to her endowment to support female students at the University of Rhode Island's Harrington School of Communication and Media. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ FRANK MULLIN

Former WPRI anchor Adams donating $1M to her URI endowment

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Former WPRI-TV CBS 12 news anchor Karen L. Adams has pledged to make a $1 million donation to her endowment to...

URI’s oceanography school receives $1M gift

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A recent $1 million gift will advance efforts to upgrade facilities at the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography.Stephen...

Textiles are still vital to R.I. economy

On Feb. 11, the Ocean State showed the textile industry a little love, holding its first Academic & Textile Industry Networking Fair.Included in its...
THE COMMERCE RI Board of Directors approved incentives for CV Properties and its construction of the Aloft Hotel in the I-195 Innovation District. Above on the right, an initial rendering of the hotel. Commerce also approved incentives for the relocation and staff hiring at Custom & Miller Box and approved five innovation vouchers Monday. / COURTESY ­WEXFORD SCIENCE & ­TECHNOLOGY

Commerce RI approves incentives for Aloft Hotel, Custom & Miller Box

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. board of directors approved incentives for CV Properties LLC and Custom & Miller Box, as well as Innovation...
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