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Social Welfare
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A $27 million gift to Brown University from The Warren Alpert Foundation will allow the university to expand its M.D./Ph.D. program for physician-scientists by more than tripling funding for it, and endow a professorship in the Brown Institute for Translational Science. more
The Scituate Neighborhood Health Station held its official opening with a ribbon-cutting Nov. 14. more
Cancer survivors, their family members and friends are invited to the second annual Cancer Survivors Tea, which will be held on Sunday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon. more
Twenty-eight Rhode Island animal welfare programs, which range from low-cost spay and neuter services to humane education, received a combined $470,000 in grant funding from the Rhode Island Foundation, according to a Thursday release from the organization. more
The United Way of Rhode Island has scheduled Medicaid open enrollment events at its Providence headquarters every Saturday until Dec. 3 for those seeking help enrolling. more
In September, OceanPoint Insurance Agency donated $500 to Newport’s Edward King House Senior Center, which was matched by a $500 grant from The Selective Insurance Group Foundation. more
As part of the ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Rhode Island’s World War II Foundation will debut its newest documentary, “Remember Pearl Harbor,” inside Hangar 79 on Ford Island, Pearl Harbor at a Dec. 4 event. more
PROVIDENCE – Amos House, Crossroads Rhode Island and The Providence Center will share more than $350,000 to increase social services outreach in Kennedy Plaza and Burnside Park, the Rhode Island Foundation said Nov. 7. Amos House will … more
The expansion of casinos across New England is good for state revenue, but not for people who have addictions to gambling. How much of a problem will this disorder become? A Providence College professor argues that the casinos scheduled to … more
The 21st century has not been good to much of Rhode Island. From 2000 to 2014, real median family income across the state (in 2014 dollars) fell 2.4 percent to $73,217. Accompanying that decline has been an increase in the percentage of families … more
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