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Carol M. Giuriceo, director of the Rhode Island STEM Center at Rhode Island College, talked with Providence Business News about the center, which promotes science, technology, engineering and … more
United Way of Rhode Island will host its “Housing For All Summit” on March 14 to identify ways to reduce housing costs in the state. more
“Housing Is Health,” Crossroads Rhode Island’s fifth annual report on homelessness, focuses on the links between homelessness and health care. more
United Way of Rhode Island is partnering with the Grantmakers Council of Rhode Island in an effort to expand local philanthropy. more
Rachel Flum has been named executive director of the nonprofit Economic Progress Institute, replacing Kate Brewster, who is leaving to lead the Jonnycake Center in South Kingstown’s Peace Dale section. more
Zachary Librizzi, a 17-year-old senior from Warwick who attends Saint Raphael Academy, is one of tens of thousands of children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. However, with the help of his father, Librizzi hosts an annual golf tournament to help raise funds for the Rhode Island branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Eighteen months after his younger sister, Ava, was also diagnosed with the disease, Librizzi talks about his passion to help others. more
The hundreds of acres of protected land along the Narrow River is expanding, as The Nature Conservancy on Friday announced the acquisition of an additional 161 acres in North Kingstown. more
The state’s director of the Department of Health, Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, will deliver the keynote address to the upcoming 2015 Promising Practices Multicultural Conference being held at Rhode Island College. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a grant for classroom innovation to third-grade teachers here for a project that involves a student read-a-thon and donations to the local food pantry. more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
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