Northeast Alternatives Dominates Fall Competition Scene

FALL RIVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northeast Alternatives (NEA) proudly added 12 new awards to its growing trophy case at the New England Cannabis Convention (NECANN) and the Commonwealth Cannabis Competition (COMCANCOMP), and the first-ever Massachusetts High Times Cannabis Cup: People’s Choice Edition this fall. These new prizes bring NEA’s trophy count to 32 awards for flower (14), edibles (4), vapes (1), concentrates (8), tinctures (2), and overall excellence as a dispensary (3).

High School Students from Central Falls, Providence learn about sharks, ocean life

KINGSTON, R.I. — August 28, 2018 — When 16 students from the Met School in Providence and Central Falls High School boarded the Capn’ Bert for the University of Rhode Island’s first Summer Shark Camp, they were quiet. “They started out a little introverted,” said Brad Wetherbee, a biological sciences professor in the University of Rhode Island’s College of the Environment and Life Sciences and shark expert.

Designing a Space Odyssey

When it comes to space travel, science fiction and pop culture give us two models for interstellar outerwear: the chunky, white head-to-toe space suits with an opaque face shield, or sleek, multi- colored tracksuits. But Karl Aspelund, assistant professor at the department of textiles, fashion merchandising and design at the University of Rhode Island (URI), approaches apparel for space travel in a different way when considering on-board clothing for long duration space flight.