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Construction delayed in Providence nursing education center

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A redevelopment of the old South Street Power Station in Providence has been delayed.

Construction on the property, which will become a new nursing education center, has been pushed back a semester, the University of Rhode Island said. 70 more words


URI students save the lives of 85 children and counting

Last month on the Huffington Post I wrote a feature on a unique St. Patrick’s Day celebration started by University of Rhode Island students. Their idea was to celebrate St. 20 more words

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Cheating As A Rule

The possibility of a cheating scandal at one of the nation’s most prestigious universities has raised concern in many circles. So a recent story begins: 527 more words

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University of Rhode Island 2015 Summer Field School in Maritime Archaeology

The 2015 Field School in Maritime Archaeology is an ongoing research expedition conducted in Bermuda by faculty of the University of Rhode Island. Participants come from the University of Rhode Island and from other colleges and universities throughout the United States and Canada. 518 more words

Underwater Archaeology

Full Disclosure

I went to the Metcalf Institute’s Data Visualization Workshop yesterday, and so did a bunch of other people: it was neat to be there with oceanographers, designers, marine biologists, people from the EPA and the Coastal Resources Management Council, and people like me doing independent projects. 482 more words

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Peace Corps Volunteer Turned Army Nurse Speaks on Lifetime of Service at Boston University

For over two decades, Susan Luz has dedicated herself to improving the welfare of others, either physically or culturally – from earning her nursing degree to volunteering in Brazil with Peace Corps to healing Iraq War veterans with the U.S. 605 more words

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St. Patrick's Day Plumpy'Nut Challenge takes off

Last week I wrote a feature on the Huffington Post about some amazing University of Rhode Island students and their St. Patrick’s Day Plumpy’Nut Challenge. Remembering the Irish history of the famine the students are determined that no child should starve from… 7 more words

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