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Elizabeth Carr

Managing Editor

Currently Managing Editor, Elizabeth formerly served as City & State Senior Staff Writer (2011) and City & State Section Editor (2012).

Articles by Elizabeth Carr (61)

University News

Professors debate insurance mandate

September 19, 2011 Comments are Disabled

In honor of Constitution Day, the Janus Forum hosted a discussion Friday on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, bringing to campus what some now refer to as the “broccoli


IBM to deliver land management recommendations

September 15, 2011 Comments are Disabled

As one of 24 winners of IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge, Providence received a grant — in the form of the services a team of IBM experts valued at up to $400,000 — to redevelop the city’s land-use management system in March.


R.I. commemorates 9/11 attacks

September 13, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Organizations throughout Rhode Island commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks over the weekend, focusing less on the past and more on moving forward and building a safer world.

University News

Interim diversity officer named

September 7, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Professor of Anthropology Lina Fruzzetti will assume the role of interim institutional diversity officer, according to an email sent to the community yesterday by Provost Mark Schlissel P’15.


School board votes to close five public schools

April 29, 2011 Comments are Disabled

The Providence School Board voted last night to close five schools — Asa Messer Elementary School, Asa Messer Annex, Windmill Street Elementary School, Edmund W. Flynn Elementary School and West Broadway Elementary School.


Foodies look to new West Side market

April 19, 2011 Comments are Disabled

A new market on Providence’s West Side will bring local foods to an area that currently lacks organic grocery options.


Salmonella breaks out in R.I.

April 14, 2011 Comments are Disabled

As of Wednesday morning, 75 cases of salmonella had been reported as part of an outbreak centered at DeFusco’s Bakery in Johnston and Cranston, according to Annemarie Beardsworth, spokeswoman for the Rhode Island Department of Health. Of the 75 people who contracted salmonella, two have died, and two are still in the hospital, Beardsworth added.


Bill proposes recovery schools to tackle youth substance abuse

April 5, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Of the almost 135,000 residents aged 12 to 20 in Rhode Island, it is estimated that over 12 percent have serious problems with alcohol consumption, according to a survey conducted by the Center for Integrated Behavioral Health Policy, part of the Department of Health Policy at the George Washington University Medical Center.

Arts & Culture

Alum makes Broadway debut

March 24, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Jessie Austrian ’03 MFA’06 made her Broadway debut Tuesday, playing Gwendolen Fairfax in the Roundabout Theater production of “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde.


Commission would examine challenges of election reform

March 24, 2011 Comments are Disabled

Rhode Islanders for Fair Elections, a coalition of organizations that advocate for publicly financed elections, is working to pass legislation creating a commission to study the challenges facing state election reform.

Multimedia by Elizabeth Carr (14)