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Articles by Nicole Grabel (16)

Metro

R.I. defense contractors struggle to recruit

April 10, 2012 0 comments

A Governor’s Workforce Board study published last month reported that defense industry employers are finding a lack of qualified engineers in the state.

Science & Research

Conference explores effects of early trauma

February 17, 2012 0 comments

At a recent conference sponsored by Rhode Island’s Family Court, James Greer, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior, and social worker Robert Hagberg, spoke about how trauma can affect the brains of young children.

Arts & Culture

Play explores the drama of medicine

February 3, 2012 0 comments

“You don’t know who you are until you experience … tragedy,” Deborah Salem Smith, playwright-in-residence at Trinity Repertory Company, told students and medical professionals crowded in Pembroke Hall as she spoke about complicated reactions to medical malpractice Wednesday. The lecture, entitled “‘But I’m a Good Doctor’: A Playwright Takes on Medical Malpractice,” was part of the Cogut Center for Humanities’ Creative Physician Series. Smith discussed her play, “Love Alone,” excerpts from which were read by two actors in the play and three actors in the Brown/Trinity MFA program.

Arts & Culture

Student thespians make do without U.

January 27, 2012 0 comments

The Repertory Project, a new independent theater group led by Emma Johnson ’14 and Skylar Fox ’15,  will produce  “Opus” by Michael Hollinger and “Speed-the-Plow” by David Mamet this February at the Production Workshop Upspace. Although Brown students are running the performances, the Repertory Project is not University-affiliated. 

University News

Brown officials join trade mission

November 20, 2011 0 comments

Representatives from the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation, nine New England businesses, Rhode Island College and Brown recently returned from a nine-day trade mission to Israel, where they worked to forge ties with their counterparts in the country.

University News

Progress of knowledge economy assessed

November 9, 2011 0 comments

“We, in fact, will make Knowledge Providence the epicenter of the universe,” Laurie White, president of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, told a crowd of about 100 at the 2011 Knowledge Economy Community Forum yesterday morning.

Metro

Secretary Duncan: R.I. fertile ground for ed reform

November 2, 2011 0 comments

Rhode Island’s small size can help the state create big change when it comes to education reform, said U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at a town hall meeting yesterday. Duncan fielded questions from both the roughly 200-person audience and a five-person panel at the event, held at the Providence Career and Technical Academy.

Features

Across the city, art of the story abounds

October 13, 2011 0 comments

“I’ve never told anybody this before, but why don’t I tell a roomful of strangers?” joked Phil Goldman, host of Live Bait, as he relayed a story of his childhood weight struggles at the Oct. 7 Live Bait storytelling event at Perishable Theater.

Metro

R.I. undocumented students’ tuition changed

September 27, 2011 0 comments

Following many hours of heated public debate Monday night, the Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education voted unanimously to allow undocumented students in Rhode Island to pay in-state tuition to attend public colleges and universities.

Metro

Local biotech startup raises $10 million

September 22, 2011 0 comments

NABsys, a Providence biotechnology company with Brown connections whose research could be used to treat cancer, recently raised $10 million in venture capital.

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