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Rhode Island’s economy continued to expand at a slow, but steady, rate in the second quarter, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Wednesday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
(Updated 3:21 p.m.) A new poll shows that the majority of Rhode Islanders think the state spends too little on road and bridge maintenance and that they also want the Pawtucket Red Sox to remain in Rhode Island, but they do not want to be taxed on either initiative. more
Brown University is ranked 99th among the world’s top 500 universities, according to a list released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. more
Brown University and Michigan State researchers recently won a $6.8 million federal grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to test an intervention designed to prevent suicide among individuals transitioning from prison. more
The John A. Lema Jr. Charitable Trust donated $100,000 to Rhode Island College’s Lema-Fernandes Portuguese Study Abroad Fund on Sunday. more
Providence College's $30 million School of Business building, targeted to open in early 2017, is tailored to the needs of business students, but will serve the larger campus as well. "We're not building a silo for the business school," said … more
As today's workplace becomes more complex, it only makes sense that individuals would want to augment their educational attainment – and credentials – in order to increase their value in the market. In response to that demand, more of … more
A University of Rhode Island biologist received a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to study the genetics of three groups of parasites and single-celled organisms to help scientists build a tree of life of Earth’s living organisms. more
The inauguration for Rhode Island School of Design President Rosanne Somerson will be held Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. at Roger Williams National Memorial, 282 North Main St. more
Brown University posted a 5.7 percent gain on endowment investments in the year that ended June 30. more
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