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The impact of major snowstorms in Rhode Island in February distorted but did not completely disrupt economic momentum here, according to Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island. more
The IYRS School of Technology & Trades is embarking on a new branding campaign, “Extreme Assembly Required.” more
Rhode Island has received $437,000 through the U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant Program, funds that will help increase access to fruits and vegetables to those struggling to buy food. more
There was a 10 percent increase in the number of residential foreclosure deeds filed in Rhode Island in 2014 compared with 2013, according to a report from HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University, which studied residential foreclosures in each of the state’s 39 cities and towns. more
The Herbert Pell and Claiborne Pell Medal for U.S. History will be awarded to one student at each high school and college in the state who has excelled in the study of U.S. history, according to a news release from the Pell Center at Salve Regina University. more
Professors at Brown University make the most in Rhode Island, while those at the New England Institute of Technology make the least, according to a 2013 salary study by the Chronicle of Higher Education. But on average, male professors made 19.4 percent more in compensation than their female Ocean State colleagues. more
Three of the country’s 50 most amazing college museums are in Rhode Island – Brown University’s Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, the Rhode Island School of Design museum and the U.S. Naval War College museum. more
Blake Mitkoff, a culinary arts and food service management major from the Charlotte, N.C., campus, came in first place at Johnson & Wales University’s fourth annual “SharkFest” student entrepreneurship competition last week for “ChefBook,” an online service for customers who need chefs for private or temporary on-site work. more
Only one of every 17 cents coming from state car registration fees and gas taxes actually goes toward maintenance of Rhode Island’s bridges, a Roger Williams University scholar has found. more
Frank X. Tweedie joined Johnson & Wales University as the director of technology practicum and adjunct professor in the School of Technology in 1993. In 1999, he was appointed chairperson of the engineering department. As department chair he also … more
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