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Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships

Nine college students from Enfield who received scholarships from the Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation were recognized for their academic achievements during a luncheon Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Enfield, CT, Springfield College, Northeastern University, University of Connecticut, Central Connecticut State University

Wednesday | Nature

Strong words over a 'Hobbit'

Ancient hominin bones made good fodder for debate on social media of late, when researchers suggested a theory about the identity of the Indonesian 'Hobbit'.

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Related Topix: Computers, The National, Entertainment, Television

Wednesday | Medical News Today

Treating catheter infections with free fatty acids

Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital, Veterans Affair Medical Center in Providence and University of Rhode Island have found that a free fatty acid, made up of compounds similar to those naturally made in the body, may be as effective at fighting certain infections as antibiotics .

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Related Topix: Health

Wednesday | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Student News, Aug. 20, 2014

Lea DiFonzo, of Rockaway, will spend the fall semester studying at Wroxton College, Fairleigh Dickinson University's campus in Oxfordshire, England.

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Related Topix: Rockaway, NJ, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Denville, NJ, William Paterson University

Wednesday | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Parsippany Life: Student News, Aug. 20, 2014

Annie Giercyk, of Parsippany, made the dean's list for the spring semester at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Parsippany, NJ, Muhlenberg College, Morris Plains, NJ, Berkeley College, Marist College

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Student News, Aug. 20, 2014

Lea DiFonzo, of Rockaway, will spend the fall semester studying at Wroxton College, Fairleigh Dickinson University's campus in Oxfordshire, England.

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Related Topix: Rockaway, NJ, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Denville, NJ, William Paterson University

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Parsippany Life: Student News, Aug. 20, 2014

Annie Giercyk, of Parsippany, made the dean's list for the spring semester at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Parsippany, NJ, Muhlenberg College, Morris Plains, NJ, Berkeley College, Marist College

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Infection Control Today

Free Fatty Acids May be as Effective as Antibiotics in Treating Catheter Infections

Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital, Veterans Affair Medical Center in Providence and University of Rhode Island have found that a free fatty acid, made up of compounds similar to those naturally made in the body, may be as effective at fighting certain infections as antibiotics.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

BioSpace

Tech Collective Release: 2014 Rhode Island Bioscience Award Winners Announced

Aug. 15, 2014 - PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Providence, R.I. - August 6, 2014 - Tech Collective, Rhode Island's Bioscience and IT industry association, is proud to announce the recipients of its 2014 Rhode Island Bioscience Awards program.

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Related Topix: Providence, RI, Brown University, Lincoln, RI

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Turnto10.com

Researchers studying black bears in Rhode Island

Researchers are installing dozens of "bear detectors" in Rhode Island as they study movements of black bears living in the state.

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Related Topix: Rhode Island Government, Rhode Island

Greenwich Citizen

URI researchers to look for sources of beach sand

University of Rhode Island researchers will be searching the bottom of the ocean for large sand deposits that could be used to replenish eroded areas of the state's coastline.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Lillian Smith Book Award Winners announced

Winners of the 2014 Lillian Smith Book Awards, sponsored by the University of Georgia Libraries, will be honored Aug. 31 at the Decatur Book Festival.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Georgia, University of Georgia, Emory University

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Warwickonline.com

3 high school grads receive John A. Caruso Scholarship Awards - Warwick Beacon

RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP: Megan Wilks receives the John A. Caruso Scholarship Award at Warwick Sewer Authority on Aug. 6. From left to right: Mayor Scott Avedisian, Bethany Furtado , Megan Wilks, BettyAnne Rossi , and Aaron Guckian .

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Related Topix: Warwick, RI, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Local students named to University of Rhode Island Dean's List

The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that more than 4,000 undergraduates have qualified for the Spring 2014 Dean's List.

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Related Topix: Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government

The Jersey Journal

Milltown School in Bridgewater welcome back Patty Butler

Students from Milltown School in Bridgewater hang up 'welcome' and congratulatory' signs welcoming back Patty Butler back from her 42-day, 4,000-mile run for cancer research .

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Related Topix: Bridgewater, NJ, Education Etc.

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Vanguard

Our plan to create massive jobs in aviation industry - Onyeama

Allen Onyema, a lawyer, is the founder/Chairman of Foundation for Ethnic Harmony in Nigeria , a non-governmental organization in the vanguard of promoting non-violence.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa,

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Hispanic Business

Findings from University of Rhode Island Reveals New Findings on...

Red cedar wood and expanded shale were the sorbents tested." The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from the , "Red cedar wood chips were modified with 3- propyldimethyloctadecyl ammonium chloride and silver nanoparticles at different mass loadings to simultaneously improve the sorption of organic and inorganic contaminants and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nanotechnology

Wed Aug 06, 2014

WBNS

RI--Daybook, RI

VOTER ID DISTRIBUTION - Representatives of the Office of Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis distribute free voter identification cards during events scheduled statewide on selected dates from Tuesday, Aug. 5, through Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative David Cicilline, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Ontario Farmer Daily

Ontario Farmer

August 6, 2014 - An ominous-sounding plant threatening native vegetation in southern Ontario and eastern North America may have met its match.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Carolina, RI, Canada, Entomology

The Narragansett Times

URI professors present 12-year study of Ocean Tides

Two University of Rhode Island professors have broken ground in the study of juvenile delinquents through a thorough investigation of the present and past students of the Ocean Tides school in Narragansett, an alternative learning center for boys who would otherwise be in a training school or prison.

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Related Topix: Narragansett, RI, Psychology, Science

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