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Social Welfare
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The University of Rhode Island announced that professor Betty Rambur of the College of Nursing has received national recognition for her work advancing the profession and for efforts addressing the cost and quality of health care. more
A settlement agreement has been signed with the state over the federal lawsuit that the American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island and the National Center for Law and Economic Justice filed in December over the failure of the state Department of Human Services to provide SNAP food stamp benefits on time to needy families due to the tangled rollout of the UHIP computer system. more
Two of the 150 athletes who will represent the United States at the 2017 World Winter Games in Austria hail from Rhode Island. more
The Champlin Foundations awarded a $100,000 grant to The Steel Yard last year to help cover the cost of the organization’s window restoration in its historic studio, the site of the former Providence Steel and Iron Co. more
A $10,000 award was given by Bristol County Savings Bank in support of Saint Vincent’s Home’s life-skills program, which serves young adults aged 14-21 living in southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the islands. 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
The Lady Project, a Providence-based nonprofit organization that connects women in cities across the U.S. for economic-development and networking opportunities, announced the launch of its latest chapter in Albany, N.Y. 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
Rhode Island Foundation President Neil D. Steinberg said he was “overwhelmed” when he learned the foundation received a $28 million donation – the largest, single unrestricted gift in its 100-year history. more
Ronald K. Machtley is president of Bryant University, which recently received a $2.5 million challenge grant from The Warren Alpert Foundation for the university’s School of Health Sciences. more
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