Rhode Island is a proper noun. Rhode Island is (1) a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state, (2) one of the British colonies that formed the United States.
The following articles provide more information about the term Rhode Island.
Rhode Island is the smallest state in the USA, bordered by Connecticut, Massachusetts, and the Atlantic Ocean. Visit this site to learn more about Rhode Island and find printable maps of the state.
Rhode Island's state capital is Providence. Learn about the Rhode Island state government operations and services. Browse the Rhode Island travel and tourism information, and read about living and working in the Ocean State.
Learn about rural, suburban, and urban real estate markets in Rhode Island. Real estate agents, buyers, and sellers will appreciate the Rhode Island real estate resources on this page.
URI, located in Kingston, is the largest of the four Rhode Island universities. It was chartered in 1888 as the state's agricultural school. The school has about 15,000 students, graduate and undergraduate. URI has more than 80 majors in the Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, and more. Graduate programs are offered in nursing, pharmacy, and the Graduate School of Oceanography.
This National Park directory page lists National Parks, Historic Landmarks, and Natural Landmarks in the State of Rhode Island. An interactive Rhode Island map, plus photos and highlights, are included thereon.
Founded in 1764 as The College of Rhode Island, it moved to Providence in 1804. It was the first college to admit students of all religious persuasions. Brown is a highly selective, small, private University with approximately 5700 undergraduates, 1600 graduate students, and 357 medical students. There are 658 full-time faculty.
Massachusetts is the 45th largest state in the USA, bordered by New Hampshire, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the Atlantic Ocean. Several maps of Massachusetts are included on the website.
Located in Newport, Rhode Island, this museum presents artworks from the Golden Age of American Illustration. Illustrators and artists such as Howard Pyle, Charles Dana Gibson, Norman Rockwell, and Maxfield Parrish are represented in the gallery.
The following articles provide recent Rhode Island-related news.
While the precise reasons are unclear, an analysis of overdose deaths in Rhode Island and Connecticut showed that cold snaps raised the risk of fatal opioid overdoses by 25%.
Science Daily. Monday, 17 Jun 2019 11:05:48 EDT.
A priest in Rhode Island has asked parishioners not to leave the church over a tweet by Rhode Island's Roman Catholic bishop urging Catholics to not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events.
Fox News. Monday, 03 Jun 2019 16:13:00 GMT.
NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A mayor in Rhode Island is threatening to remove the beds from his town's fire station because of an ongoing dispute over firefighter wages. ...
Washington Times. Saturday, 25 May 2019 16:06:48 -0400.
Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) has a message for the production companies vowing not to film in Georgia due to its newly passed abortion law: Come to Rhode Island instead."Rhode Island has a ...
Jessica Campisi. The Hill. Monday, 13 May 2019 21:05:26 +0000.
Rep. Jim Langevin, D-R.I., co-founder of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, is set to unveil on Monday a hotline at the United Way office in Providence for Rhode Island residents to report cybercrimes, U.S. News reported Sunday. ...
Newsmax. Monday, 13 May 2019 11:55:39 EDT.
Warwick Public Schools reversed its decision to bar students with delinquent debt from access to hot lunch meals after it was met with anger. An outpouring of donations has since erased the debts.
Vanessa Romo. NPR. Friday, 10 May 2019 18:26:38 -0400.
A move by a Rhode Island school district to collect overdue lunch money that often amounted to nickels and dimes erupted into a food fight with irate parents this week, and had administrators walking back their get-tough policy.
Reuters. Thursday, 09 May 2019 14:58:31 -0400.
A second Rhode Island town declared itself a so-called Second Amendment sanctuary Monday to oppose the governor's push for stricter gun control laws. The Hopkinton Town Council passed a resolution, 3 to 2. ...
Voice of America. Tuesday, 07 May 2019 13:52:12 -0400.