Topic: funding

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s new budget proposal aims to increase availability of medical marijuana and reduce opiod use.

Metro, News

R.I. eyes medical marijuana expansion

February 16, 2018 0 comments

The number of medical marijuana dispensaries in Rhode Island could increase from three to 15, raising $5.1 million in projected revenue, according to a new budget proposal released by Gov. Gina Raimondo Jan. 18.

A new endowment fund for the theater arts and performance studies department will create programs supporting neurodiversity and inclusion.

News, University News

New TAPS endowment funds neurodiversity efforts

February 6, 2018 0 comments

The theater arts and performance studies department announced the creation of an endowment fund that aims to support theater and performance programs for adults diagnosed with autism.

Paxson denounces tax plan in community-wide email

News, University News

Paxson denounces tax plan in community-wide email

November 29, 2017 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 outlined the University’s response to the GOP tax plan, explaining its negative impacts on the University.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Save the Indy and other Brown print media

April 24, 2017 0 comments

To the Editor: We write as former College Hill Independent editors and contributors. We were dismayed to learn about looming cuts to the Indy and other campus publications, which could force many outlets to end their printed editions altogether. The Undergraduate Finance Board slashed budgets “out of the blue” and […]

U. announces $5 million emergency research fund

News, Science & Research, University News

U. announces $5 million emergency research fund

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Provost Richard Locke announced the creation of a $5 million emergency research fund that will be used to support research projects if funding is cut.


With GELT grants, students learn by immersion

April 8, 2016 0 comments

In just a few weeks, 12 students will be standing in the middle of a Greek colonial site — Empúries — founded in 575 B.C. in Spain, examining artifacts.


Gov. Raimondo reexamines education funding formula

January 29, 2016 0 comments

A working group established by Gov. Gina Raimondo has released a 36-page report with policy recommendations for Rhode Island’s educational funding formula.