Vote on Wyatt Facility agreement postponed

By and September 17, 2019

The board overseeing the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility postponed a highly anticipated vote on the facility’s future over unspecified “concerns,” before closing its meeting to the public Monday evening.

PVD community members call for dialogue in school takeover

By September 17, 2019

In a panel Monday, Providence community leaders, students and educators stressed the need for dialogue between all groups with a stake in the state’s upcoming takeover of the Providence Public School District.

Design Week RI examines design role in improving product accessibility

By September 17, 2019

During a lecture Monday evening, Ben Guhin, head of design at the University’s Policy Lab, explained how companies and governmental bodies could use design not just to create a product’s aesthetic, but to further accessibility.

University reorganizes School of Professional Studies

By September 17, 2019

The University separated its pre-college programs and summer undergraduate courses from the School of Professional Studies Aug. 1.

Science and Research Roundup, Sept. 17

By and September 17, 2019

Without tongues to move food through their mouths, some sharks use their shoulders instead to pull food down their digestive tracts.