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$30 Million To Fight Malaria & TB

Scott Filler’s latest post:

The entire globe is out on a mission, that mission is to wipe out two very deadly diseases. Australia has promised $30 million dollars to fight against Malaria and Tuberculosis. 271 more words


Safe Rooms in an Unsafe World

One of our longstanding literary ambitions has been to write a satirical novel about the modern university, something along the lines of Mary McCarthy’s “The Groves of Academe” or Kingsley Amis’ “Lucky Jim” or Tom Wolfe’s “I Am Charlotte Simmons,” but it looks as if we’ll have to abandon the project. 677 more words


Bites Attract More Bites

Scott Filler’s latest post:

New research has unfortunately revealed bad news about mosquitoes and their habits. A new study done by mBio and reported by… 261 more words


On Edge

“Nothing clears
a troubled mind
like shooting a bow.”

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Pull back, breathe in, and release.  Taylor Renee made a point to repeat this whenever her teammates would become frustrated throughout their shooting sessions.  818 more words

"Spring Recess"

This may be a long blog as I have to catch up on the things I didn’t write about last week. They weren’t of much use to you anyway, so I might just try to make it short. 538 more words

Brown University

Study Shows Meal Deliveries Positively Benefit Seniors

Published in Woonsocket Call on March 22, 2015

In 2013, Dr. Kali Thomas, an assistant professor at Brown University’s Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research, published a study that found home delivered meals can keep persons age 60 and older at home, allowing them to age in place.  833 more words

Rhode Island General Assembly

RISD "Second Life"

204 Westminster St. Providence, RI

Hours: Mon-closed
Tues-Fri 12:30-6:30pm
Sat-Sun 1-5pm

“2nd Time Around”, my favorite Providence art store. Is a student run non-profit business that redistributes art supplies, tools, lighting and raw materials. 52 more words