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It's no secret there's an organ shortage in the United States and elsewhere throughout the world. Each day, 79 people on average receive organ transplants in the U.S. At the same time, 22 people on average die waiting for a transplant, … more
After a prolonged, steady monthly decline, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate leveled off at 5.4 percent in February, unchanged from January, according to the latest report by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
FALL RIVER – The city is one of four clusters of marine technology in the country, and new grants might give it an edge in the industry. Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker announced on Aug. 16 that the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and its … more
Elizabeth “Lil” Breul O’Rourke has been named president of the University of Rhode Island Foundation. more
In the last year, more and more companies have started offering their employees cash to pay off student loans as part of benefits packages. more
With the opening of its new Providence campus, Roger Williams University is recommitting to its roots. Founded 60 years ago in Providence as a two-year institution that aimed to educate working adults, RWU is taking the opportunity to make … more
Phillip G. Clark, a University of Rhode Island gerontology professor, has been honored with the "Making a Difference Award" from LeadingAge R.I. for his efforts to improve geriatrics knowledge and health care services. Why did you initially … more
Kobi Dennis says he's dedicated his career to boosting educational and employment opportunities for those most in need in Providence. The downtown resident's work as co-founder of Unified Solutions, which finds education, employment and … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranks last in New England in the percentage of residents with higher education degrees, according to a Lumina Foundation study. In its report released this month, "A Stronger Nation," the foundation found that … more
Brown University is launching an interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship with a $25 million gift from alumnus Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. more
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