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Christian Cowan is the director of Polaris MEP, a division of the University of Rhode Island Research Foundation funded by the National Institute of Standards & Technology. He talks about some of the initiatives underway to encourage the manufacturing sector in Rhode Island. more
In honor of the school’s centennial anniversary, Providence College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley announced a $100,000 gift in support of Catholic education in Providence during a press conference Tuesday at St. Pius V School. more
Rhode Island landed in the top half of a ranking of the “best states” by U.S. News & World Report, coming in 21st, although it is the lowest ranked state in New England. more
A learning program that has been part of The Providence Plan is moving to Roger Williams University. more
The second annual Brain Week Rhode Island, a celebration of brain health and brain science, will be held from March 11-19, with free events in and around Providence and the University of Rhode Island, in South Kingstown. more
Three people with paralysis used the BrainGate brain-computer interface to type on a screen with unprecedented speed and accuracy, Brown University reported. more
Patrice Milos is CEO of Medley Genomics, which recently received $250,000 in seed funding from Slater Technology Fund. Medley Genomics, a life-sciences startup out of Brown University, is a personalized medicine company. more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello took to Twitter on Friday to publicly chastise Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, an unusual step for a politician who rarely tweets. more
Austin Becker, a University of Rhode Island professor of marine affairs, was named URI’s first recipient of a Sloan Research Fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, according to a release from the school on Friday. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s proposal for free college tuition could improve Rhode Island public higher education institutions’ credit ratings, but negatively impact revenue at some of the state’s private schools. more
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