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The College Crusade of Rhode Island’s Cranston-based college readiness program will benefit from a $5,000 grant during the 2016-17 school year thanks to a donation made in that amount by Taco/The White Family Foundation. more
In the first such partnership in Rhode Island, Roger Williams University has paired with the Gateway to College Nation Network, which offers a graduation track to high school dropouts while also laying out steps to attain an associates degree, according to a Tuesday release by the university. more
The Alzheimer’s Association will serve as a national partner for the PBS documentary “Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts,” which will premiere Jan 25 at 10 p.m. local time. more
Rhode Island homeless assistance programs have received nearly $6 million in Continuum of Care grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said Tuesday. more
At Butler Hospital’s fundraiser, A Gallery Affair, Butler’s President and Chief Operating Officer Dr. Lawrence Price presented awards to two community members, Dr. Robert J. Westlake and G. Wayne Miller, for their contributions to the hospital and mental health in Rhode Island. more
Hakon Heimer is a science editor and consultant on mental illness and neuroscience based in Providence. He is the founder of Schizophrenia Research Forum, an online knowledge environment for researchers, and program adviser on cognitive disorders to the Banbury Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. more
An amateur sailor, Brad Read is an eight-time world or North American champion helmsman and currently serves as the executive director of Sail Newport – a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing access to sailing opportunities for students, municipal organizations and the general public. more
Joan Kwiatkowski is chief executive officer of CareLink Inc., a nonprofit health management services organization, and of PACE-RI, the state’s only nonprofit health plan that serves frail elderly individuals who wish to age in place but need assistance to do so. more
Sailor, surfer and part-time ski instructor in Aspen, Colo., Clive Bridgham is going to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – but not as an athlete. Rather, the sports medicine chiropractic physician, who maintains a solo practice in Barrington, will volunteer in the Olympic Village’s Polyclinic, as a medical volunteer treating athletes before and during the Olympic Games. more
As a religious studies major at The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., Rebecca M. Murphy planned to follow in her father's footsteps and become a religious studies professor. But, because of the unstable job market, Murphy's … more
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