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The Rhode Island manufacturing environment is alive and strong. We already have looked at the current economy and support mechanisms that are helping the health of that environment. more
Morgan Breene, Class of 2014, has been named a Marshall Scholar, the first student from the University of Rhode Island to earn that distinction. more
Harvard University said applications for this fall’s freshman class jumped 9 percent, to a record 37,305, after the school heightened recruiting on social media and publicized a $150 million gift mostly for financial aid. more
Johnson & Wales University reported a 1.4 percent increase in total revenue, gains and other operational support for the fiscal year that ended June 30 to $492.9 million, according to its 2013-2014 annual report released Tuesday. more
Next Monday is World AIDS Day and a group of HIV/AIDS specialists and advocates will meet with Gov. Lincoln Chafee to raise awareness. more
The New England Institute of Technology will host the ninth annual FIRST Tech Challenge slated for January. more
Nearly 80 fourth- and fifth-graders will receive a $1,000 college scholarship, certificate of achievement and a Read to Succeed scholar medal for their successful completion of the 2014 Read to Succeed Summer Program. more
Starting in the spring, jewelry maker Alex and Ani will join 13 other companies in southern New England offering Roger Williams University School of Law students legal experience as part of a new externship program. more
Dr. Deborah Riebe, professor and chair of the kinesiology dept. at the University of Rhode Island, has been nominated as to act as the senior editor for the 10th edition of the “American College of Sports Medicine’s Guidelines for Exercise and Prescription.” The book is considered an industry standard and it is used as a reference by clinical exercise, public health and other health care professionals for treating both healthy individuals, as well as those with a chronic disease or condition. The handbook is also used as a supplementary textbook and as a resource for professionals preparing for the ACSM exam. She holds a B.S. in physical education from Springfield College, an M.S. in exercise science from the University of Rhode Island and a Ph.D. in exercise physiology from the University of Connecticut. more
Four local business schools in Rhode Island and Massachusetts are among the top schools listed in the Princeton Review’s 2015 “Best 296 Business Schools” book and website. more
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