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Graduate students gathered to ask the University to approve a pre-election agreement that would include master’s students in the unionizing process.

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Grad students rally for election vote

April 18, 2018 0 comments

Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and Brown Student Labor Alliance held a rally Wednesday afternoon on the Main Green, asking the University to approve a pre-election agreement that would lead to an election on unionization.

Providence looks to develop automated public transit

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Providence looks to develop automated public transit

April 15, 2018 0 comments

In a new pilot program, Providence plans to use automated vehicle technology to fill gaps in the city’s public transportation. The program — The Transportation Innovation Partnership — looks to connect downtown Providence to the Woonasquatucket River Corridor. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will begin the search for vendors […]

Ira Shapiro, along with Norman Ornstein and faculty members including Wendy Schiller and Richard Arenberg, discussed the “long, gradual decline” of the U.S. Senate under the leadership of Mitch McConnell.

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Joukowsky Forum addresses U.S. Senate partisanship

April 4, 2018 0 comments

Ira Shapiro, president of Ira Shapiro Global Strategies LLC, discussed the state of the U.S. Senate at the Joukowsky Forum in the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Wednesday.

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Senate introduces bill to protect abused, neglected children

March 20, 2018 0 comments

The Abused and Neglected Children Act, introduced to the Rhode Island Senate Feb. 15, clarifies a 2016 law that has caused confusion and a series of sexual abuse misreports by faculty, staff and administrators in primary and secondary schools throughout the state.

Statewide program treats opioid use disorder in jails, prisons

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Statewide program treats opioid use disorder in jails, prisons

March 14, 2018 0 comments

The Rhode Island Department of Corrections’ medication-assisted treatment program reduced overdose deaths among recently incarcerated persons in the state by  61 percent and cut the number of overdose deaths statewide by nearly 12 percent, according to a recent study published by JAMA Psychiatry.

Representatives of Care New England and the United Nurses and Allied Professionals union have criticized the University’s merger proposal.

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Lifespan eyes Care New England, Partners HealthCare deal

March 2, 2018 0 comments

Lifespan will begin formal talks with Care New England and Partners HealthCare about working together to improve health care in Rhode Island, according to a joint statement released by the three parties Tuesday.

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City police participate in LGBTQ+ inclusivity training

February 27, 2018 0 comments

By the end of this week, the Providence Police Department will have finished providing new LGBTQ+ inclusivity training to all of its in-service officers, said Providence Police Captain Kevin Lanni. Two hundred fifty-two Providence police officers have already completed the program, he added. 

The Providence Safe Stations Program creates a discreet and accessible form of aid for those suffering from opioid addiction, providing immediate help to those who ring the bell of a fire station. Currently offered at all 12 stations in the city, the program has treated two people since it began Jan. 2.

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City’s fire stations open to those battling opioid addiction

February 14, 2018 0 comments

The Providence Safe Stations Program, which opened the city’s 12 fire stations to those battling opioid addiction, treated its second person suffering from addiction Monday, less than two months after its inception, said Acting Emergency Medical Services Chief Captain Zachariah Kenyon, who spearheaded the program. As the program gains publicity, […]

Applebaum addressed ideological uniformity and political polarization as a product of hyper-partisanship, as the second speaker of the Greg and Julie Flynn Cogut Institue Speaker Series Monday.

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Pulitzer winner visits Cogut Institute

February 13, 2018 0 comments

U.S. democracy is not alone in debating conflicting facts, but follows a global trend of polarizing even the most common debate or narrative, said Anne Applebaum — Washington Post columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian — in her lecture Monday in Pembroke Hall.

Panelists stressed the importance of decreasing the accessibility of opioids and destigmatizing addiction at the Medical School Thursday night.

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University researchers discuss opioid crisis

February 9, 2018 0 comments

The Brown Medical Association held a panel to discuss how to better train doctors and medical professionals to prevent opioid addiction and treat those suffering from the epidemic Thursday night at the Alpert Medical School.