One month after the launch of the University’s Business Engagement Center, designed to be a central portal for businesses to connect with URI resources, ocean technology firm Navatek Limited announced the opening of its first East Coast office in South Kingstown. When the Hawaii-based company chose its new location in the Palisades mill complex in […]
A national expert on the role of nurses in improving health care asked two tough questions of the 200 participants at a nursing summit in Providence earlier this month. “Do we have the best health care in the world?” asked Susan B. Hassmiller, senior adviser for nursing at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. “No. Do […]
University of Rhode Island officials, pharmacy faculty and pharmacy students joined CVS Caremark Corp. leaders yesterday at 11 a.m. for a ribbon-cutting to formally celebrate and dedicate new facilities at the College of Pharmacy supported by the Woonsocket-based corporation.
URI Professor Terry Bradley and Peter Mottur, director of Rhode Island-based Greenfins, are taking the first steps in developing the techniques to raise tuna from egg to harvest size while creating a new sustainable industry in Rhode Island. According to Bradley, some in Australia, Mexico and several Mediterranean countries are doing what he calls “tuna ranching” […]
The University of Rhode Island has redesigned its one-year Master of Business Administration Program and moved the program to the downtown Feinstein Providence Campus. This move allows students to be closer to the businesses and executives who will play a key role in the program’s strategic innovation-focused curriculum. “Our new one-year MBA program is a breakthrough design,” […]