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Rhode Island is among the top 20 states to live in, according to 24/7 Wall St., a financial news and opinion company. more
Rhode Island preschool programs will receive $6,043,131 through the Preschool Development Grant Program funded by the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services, according to a Wednesday announcement made by U.S. Sens. Jack F. Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Reps. James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline. more
The Warren Alpert Foundation gave a $2.5 million grant to Bryant University’s School of Health Sciences which the institution will match as part of its Expanding the World of Opportunity: The Campaign for Bryant’s Bold Future, according to a statement by the university on Tuesday. more
The entry-to-practice nurse residency program at Providence’s VA Medical Center, operated through Rhode Island College’s School of Nursing, became the first school in the Ocean State and one of 10 VA-affiliated programs in the nation to receive a five-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. 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
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in October, representing a 0.1 percentage point decline from both the prior month and October 2015, according to a release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
The Henry Luce Foundation, the largest private source of funding for women studying science, mathematics and engineering, has chosen Providence College to receive its Clare Booth Luce Program grant, which will provide tuition and paid research experiences to eight undergraduate female students, according to a statement by the school on Wednesday. more
During the last academic year, 5,409 international students in Rhode Island contributed $217.5 million to the state economy and supported 2,368 jobs, according to a report recently released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. more
A $27 million gift to Brown University from The Warren Alpert Foundation will allow the university to expand its M.D./Ph.D. program for physician-scientists by more than tripling funding for it, and endow a professorship in the Brown Institute for Translational Science. more
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
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