University of Rhode Island

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A group of local science teachers got to see science in action aboard a research cruise this summer. They worked with scientists from the University of Rhode Island.

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New details are emerging about compromised email information from the University of Rhode Island. URI said the data came from a Gmail system used by the entire university.

The beach affected nearly 3,000 email addresses and passwords, belonging to both current and former students. The vast majority of the account-holders are women.

University of Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island has urged students to change their passwords after a security breach,  involving nearly 3,000 current and former student email accounts. 


 A Rhode Island Superior Court judge will allow an employment discrimination case involving medical marijuana to go forward. The case hinges on a University of Rhode Island student’s summer job and her status as a medical marijuana cardholder.

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Can pharmacies play a bigger role to prevent death from drug overdose? That’s the question researchers from Rhode Island and Massachusetts hope to answer thanks to a new $1.3 million dollar federal grant from the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 

The team plans to figure out how pharmacies can promote the use of a drug called naloxone (sometimes called Narcan).

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