Rhode Island

Aaron Bishop joins Gilbane Building Company to expand business development strategies in Rhode Island

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 7:15pm

PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Gilbane Building Company is pleased to announce that Aaron Bishop has joined the Rhode Island business unit as a business development manager.

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  • PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Gilbane Building Company is pleased to announce that Aaron Bishop has joined the Rhode Island business unit as a business development manager.
  • Aaron brings over seven years of industry experience and engagement within Rhode Island, most recently serving as a commercial real estate broker and corporate advisor for CRESA in Providence.
  • Aaron is actively involved in economic development and community initiatives that include memberships to the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and RI Executive Roundtable.
  • Aaron holds a bachelor's degree in wildlife and conservation biology from the University of Rhode Island.

Textron to Release Second Quarter Results on July 30, 2020

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 3:30pm

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) will release its second quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday morning, July 30, 2020.

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  • Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) will release its second quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday morning, July 30, 2020.
  • Textron will also host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. (Eastern) to discuss the results and the companys outlook.
  • In addition, the call will be recorded and available for playback beginning at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, July 30, 2020 by dialing (402) 970-0847; Access Code: 8848311.
  • Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Arctic Cat, Textron Systems, and TRU Simulation + Training.

Laser Research's Updated List of Overstock Laser Optics Saves up to 40% Off of Custom Ordering

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:05pm

PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Laser Research Optics has introduced a new list of overstock laser optics parts that includes first-quality parts resulting from production overruns for a wide range of different lasers.

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  • PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Laser Research Optics has introduced a new list of overstock laser optics parts that includes first-quality parts resulting from production overruns for a wide range of different lasers.
  • The Laser Research Overstock Parts List features first-quality optics from production overruns for medical, R & D, 9.3 m, 10.6 m, and 3 to 12 m lasers including legacy types.
  • Providing savings of 30% to 40% off of list prices for custom ordering, overnight delivery eliminates downtime.
  • The Laser Research Overstock Parts List is dynamic and includes quantities offered and prices; available at http://www.laserresearch.net .

"What if I'm the one?" Bryant Psychologist Heather Lacey leads study on health risk perceptions and behavior

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:11am

SMITHFIELD, R.I., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --A group of researchers, led by Heather Lacey, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Bryant University, collaborated to examine how people interpret and respond to risk.

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  • SMITHFIELD, R.I., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --A group of researchers, led by Heather Lacey, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Bryant University, collaborated to examine how people interpret and respond to risk.
  • The results of this study are particularly relevant at a time when reactions and behavior related to COVID-19 risk vary widely.
  • We asked Professor Lacey about her work and how this research might help leaders and the public navigate the challenges of the current pandemic.
  • Maybe it's helpful for us to understand how others' risk perceptions differ from our own.

Bryant Scientist Christopher Reid secures University's first independent grant from the National Science Foundation

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:26pm

SMITHFIELD, R.I., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Bryant University announced that the National Science Foundation Division of Chemistry has awarded Christopher Reid, Ph.D ., Associate Professor of Science and Technology, a three-year, $296,275 chemical biology grant to study bacterial cell wall metabolism.

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  • SMITHFIELD, R.I., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Bryant University announced that the National Science Foundation Division of Chemistry has awarded Christopher Reid, Ph.D ., Associate Professor of Science and Technology, a three-year, $296,275 chemical biology grant to study bacterial cell wall metabolism.
  • This is Bryant's first independent grant secured from the National Science Foundation (NSF), and it enables Professor Reid to develop chemical tools to study how the cell wall is disassembled to allow for growth of bacteria.
  • The grant will provide an opportunity forundergraduate students and post-baccalaureate fellows to acquire multi-disciplinary training at the interface of chemistry and biology.
  • Several Bryant University undergraduate students helped lay the foundation for the grant and will support Professor Reid to generate and analyze the data that arise from the research.

Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley steps down after 24 years, leaving a transformed institution as his legacy

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:23pm

Bryant University's Board of Trustees is extremely grateful for all that they accomplished in making Bryant the world-class institution we are proud of today."

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  • Bryant University's Board of Trustees is extremely grateful for all that they accomplished in making Bryant the world-class institution we are proud of today."
  • Under President Machtley's leadership, Bryant has emerged as a nationally recognized university positioned on a dynamic trajectory of continued future success.
  • Mrs. Kati C. Machtley '17H, founder and Director of the Women's Summit at Bryant University , leaves a lasting legacy as well.
  • Ronald Machtley is succeeded by incoming Bryant University President Ross Gittell, Ph.D. Dr. Gittell previously served for nearly a decade as Chancellor of the Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH).

Bryant University Virtual Summer Research and Innovation Village fills need for student experiential opportunities

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 10:52pm

The Virtual Summer Research Village is helping more than 80 studentsdevelop research skills and a portfolio, which demonstrates expertise that can be applied to their careers and academic interests.

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  • The Virtual Summer Research Village is helping more than 80 studentsdevelop research skills and a portfolio, which demonstrates expertise that can be applied to their careers and academic interests.
  • All 30 of the faculty members involved as organizers and mentors serve voluntarily to make this program possible.
  • "The summer village is a place where we get together and discuss these innovations in financelearning from one another and alumni industry experts."
  • In the process, students will gain enhanced skills, potential product development and publication opportunities, and certificate of participation that demonstrates a commitment to excellence.

Citizens Financial Group Announces Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call Details

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 9:22pm

Individuals may call in by dialing 877.336.4437, conference ID 8419856

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  • Individuals may call in by dialing 877.336.4437, conference ID 8419856
    The live webcast will be available at http://investor.citizensbank.com under Events & Presentations.
  • A replay of the conference call will be available beginning at 12:00 pm ET on July 17 through August 17, 2020.
  • Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is one of the nations oldest and largest financial institutions, with $176.7 billion in assets as of March 31, 2020.
  • Citizens helps its customers reach their potential by listening to them and by understanding their needs in order to offer tailored advice, ideas and solutions.

IlluminOss Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Expanded Clinical Use for Pelvic, Clavicle and Small-Bone Fractures

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 2:15pm

The IlluminOss System is a minimally invasive approach for fracture repair and stabilization through a patient-specific intramedullary implant.

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  • The IlluminOss System is a minimally invasive approach for fracture repair and stabilization through a patient-specific intramedullary implant.
  • "An example would be fractures of the pelvis; IlluminOss is deployed through a small, minimally invasive, tissue-sparing incision.
  • The IlluminOss technology has been in clinical use in Europe since 2010, with over 4,000 procedures to date.
  • IlluminOss Medical, Inc. is a privately held, commercial-stage medical device company offering a unique, minimally invasive technology for fracture repair and stabilization.

ISO-NE Proposes to Advance Eversource and National Grid Ready Path Solution to Ensure Reliability When Mystic Generating Station Retires in 2024

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 2:00pm

The Ready Path Solution, a collaboration between Eversource and National Grid to improve the regions energy system reliability, has been singled out by Independent System Operator-NE, the regions power grid manager, as the cost-effective solution to maintain grid reliability following the retirement of the Mystic Generating Station in 2024.

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  • The Ready Path Solution, a collaboration between Eversource and National Grid to improve the regions energy system reliability, has been singled out by Independent System Operator-NE, the regions power grid manager, as the cost-effective solution to maintain grid reliability following the retirement of the Mystic Generating Station in 2024.
  • After a thorough review of 36 bids, ISO-NE is proposing to adopt the Ready Path Solution, to be developed by National Grid and Eversource, as the preferred solution to meet the transmission reliability needs identified in the Boston 2028 RFP.
  • The project will be built entirely within existing National Grid and Eversource facilities, is the lowest cost proposal and boasts the earliest in-service date.
  • National Grid and Eversource will be able to cost-effectively deliver these critical infrastructure projects on time to meet the needs of Greater Boston.