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THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND'S Fascitelli Center for Advanced Engineering is 190,000 square feet and features a metal truss support system that eliminates the need for interior support columns. COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI officially opens $125M Fascitelli Center for Advanced Engineering

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island officially opened its $125 million engineering center on Monday morning in a ceremony attended by more...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO took the lead Thursday in announcing a second round of Innovation Campus funding aimed at commercializing academic research./PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Raimondo, URI announce new round of Innovation Campus funding

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley on Thursday announced a second round “RI Innovation Campus”...
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OCTO Product Development founder

Justin Sirotin | OCTO Product Development founder Justin Sirotin’s resume shows a large range of industrial design clients, from industrial equipment to sporting goods, pool...
Thomas M. Ryan, former chairman, CEO and president of CVS Health, and his wife Cathy Ryan have made the largest private gift in the University of Rhode Island's history. The $35 million gift will be split into three parts: $24 million will go to the George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience, $10 million will establish the Thomas M. Ryan Scholars program and a $1 million challenge grant will go toward upgrading facilities for men's and women's basketball. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI receives $35M gift from Thomas and Cathy Ryan

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Former CVS Health Corp. Chairman, CEO and President Thomas M. Ryan and his wife, Cathy, made a $35 million contribution to...

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...
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