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Rhode Island restarts a manufacturing legacy

Rhode Island has been making things ever since Europeans arrived on the shores of Narragansett Bay. First it was boats, then textiles and finally...
THE FBI said that the violent crime rate in Rhode Island per 100,000 was 232.2, a 2.9 percent decline year over year. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/AL DRAGO

FBI: R.I. violent crime rate declines 2.9% Y/Y in 2017

PROVIDENCE – The violent crime rate in Rhode Island declined 2.9 percent from 2016 to 2017, from 239.1 per 100,000 people to 232.2 per...
A REPORT conducted by the University of Rhode Island estimated that the marine trades in Rhode Island added $4.6 billion to the Rhode Island economy. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND MARINE TRADES ASSOCIATION

Report: Marine trades added $4.6B to R.I. economy in 2016

PROVIDENCE – Marine trades in Rhode Island had a $4.6 billion effect on the Rhode Island economy in 2016, according to a University of...

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...
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Wednesday December 5, 2018

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