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Two Rhode Island biomedical companies featured in a new report by The Science Coalition released Tuesday highlight the role of federal research funding in strengthening innovation, creating new jobs and bolstering the economy. more
The escalating international concern about climate change puts the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography square in the middle of the discussion. Bruce Corliss was named dean of the school after an international search and was heralded as having just the right combination of an outstanding record in research and education in oceanography, as well as highly regarded management experience in academia. Corliss began as GSO’s dean in September 2012 and discusses what he’s discovered so far and his vision for the future. more
Oshean Inc., a nonprofit group formed to develop communications infrastructure in Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts, announced the completion Friday of Beacon 2.0, a high-speed fiber-optic network connecting more than 100 schools, hospitals, libraries and government agencies. more
In the dry language of the health care bureaucracy, core clients of the innovative Living Rite program are called “dual eligibles.” They are the neediest patients, battling chronic diseases or disabilities, supported by both Medicare and Medicaid. The Living Rite program’s goal is to provide comprehensive and preventive health care to its long-term care clients. This can include people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or with chronic illnesses. These people are among the most costly to the health care system. more
Just back from a monthlong expedition in the waters off Antarctica, the research is far from over for a team from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography studying the tiny, shrimp-like sea animal called krill, the focus of the expedition. more
The U.S. Naval War College will hold a change of command ceremony on Tuesday, July 2 to welcome the college’s 54th president Rear Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter Jr. more
The skills gap is an often-told Rhode Island story – jobs open and a shortage of trained workers to fill them, most glaringly in technology. more
The U.S. Naval War College Museum in Newport was one of six university museums in the United States to make college ranking website Best Colleges Online’s list of the “30 Most Amazing University Museums,” the publication said Wednesday. more
The real national costs of emergency department visits may be as high as 10 percent of national health care expenditures, according to a report released by Brown University’s Dr. Michael H. Lee. more
On a modified lobster boat docked at the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay campus, aquaculture professor Terry Bradley is getting ready for a fishing trip to catch some yellowfin tuna. more
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