Riley Kearns

URI professor secures contract to gain more therapists for addiction treatment centers

University of Rhode Island human development and family science professor Jessica Cless secured a $250,000 contract to place post-graduate licensed marriage and family therapists in addiction treatment centers. The contract was made with the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities & Hospitals, Couples and family therapy graduate program director and associate clinical professor…

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Celebrities show international support during 2024 Oscar Awards

Film fanatics flocked to their televisions on Sunday when the 96th annual Oscar Awards aired, bringing first-time winners, high-energy (or kenergy) performances and a lot of John Cena. Da’Vine Joy Randolph took home her very first Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. Her portrayal of grieving mother Mary Lamb in “The Holdovers” won over the academy….

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