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Rhode Island’s Current Conditions Index remained unchanged at 75 in September compared with August, said Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
After earlier entering into formal relationships with Brown University School of Public Health and the University of Rhode Island, the R.I. Department of Health announced its formal relationship with Rhode Island College. more
The R.I. Health and Educational Building Corp. last week announced it has issued $90.8 million in higher education refunding revenue bonds to the state, resulting in $24 million in total debt service savings. more
(Updated 12:02 p.m.) The Roger Williams University Faculty Senate has voted to sever ties with Wells Fargo, calling the bank’s recent deposits scandal a “gross malfeasance” that’s inconsistent with the values and mission of the university. more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in September from August, and similarly unmoved from the September 2015 rate, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
The impact of losing 1,000 lives in Rhode Island over four years to drug overdoses is astonishing, said Dr. Josiah “Jody” D. Rich, professor of medicine and epidemiology at The Warren Alpert School of Medicine of Brown University and director of the Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights at The Miriam Hospital. more
Parents who worry about their college students’ drinking, drugging and sexual activity might be interested in newly released data evaluating 140 colleges’ sexual health practices. more
With state employment growing faster than the national level and the unemployment rate the lowest it’s been since “the ‘dot com’ boom at the turn of the century,” the Massachusetts economy is performing well, according to the Editorial Board of MassBenchmarks, the journal of the Massachusetts economy published by the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. more
A record number of Rhode Island students took College Board tests last year, but Scholastic Aptitude Test scores fell compared with the prior year, according to a report released by the College Board on Tuesday. more
Providence Business News recognized its 12 Business Excellence Award winners Thursday night at the Providence Marriott Downtown in front of a crowd of more than 200 people. more
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