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Summer Intern Series: Athina Kontouli & Nicholas Harris

New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) intern program provides top college students with the opportunity to gain broad experience working for the nation’s largest public power organization. 482 more words

Summer Intern Series

Dozens attend vigil at vandalized Muslim community center

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — Dozens of people crowded into the Muslim Community Center of Kingston’s Masjid Al-Hoda Saturday afternoon for an interfaith vigil.

The gathering comes in the wake of vandalism at the center, including a smashed window and graffiti that read, “Muhammed, prophet of butchers.” 316 more words

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URI holds 'My Life Matters' vigil in wake of recent violence

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) – People gathered on the University of Rhode Island campus Wednesday afternoon for a vigil in memory of the Dallas officers killed… 117 more words

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Lower Oceanic O2 and Higher Temperatures Will Lead to a Shrinking Habitable Ocean Range

by Wendy Noreña

The effects of oceanic dead zones and lower dissolved oxygen on marine populations are now generally common knowledge as media reports about fishery devastation and coastal habitat destruction have reached popular media. 618 more words

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URI football player killed in New Jersey crash

MAHWAH, N.J. (AP/WPRI) — State police say two former star high school athletes were killed in a crash on an interstate highway in northern New Jersey. 174 more words

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Pay What You Want: A Study

I’ve often wondered if a pay-what-you-want model could work for all the parties involved. I know Panera tested an approach that allowed well-wishers to pay for food that someone else couldn’t afford, but I believe that they eventually closed it down. 360 more words

10 Wilmington Students Named To Dean's List At URI

KINGSTON, RI — The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that more than 4,986 undergraduates have qualified for the Spring 2016 Dean’s List. The students represent nearly all of Rhode Island’s cities and towns, all six New England states, New York and New Jersey, other states and 25 countries. 240 more words

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