JOHNSTON – Dassault Systèmes has signed on to become the first tenant in the new Northwoods office building under construction on Atwood Avenue, Hobbs Brook Management LLC, owners of the property …
Exceptional women from Rhode Island businesses in six industry categories, as well as a leading career achiever and an outstanding mentor, were chosen for Providence Business News’ sixth annual Business Women Awards program.
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The University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College and Brown University are pursuing a joint mixed-use re-development of the former South Street Power Station in Providence that would include an advanced nursing school, administrative offices, classrooms and student apartments, Brown announced Thursday.
Rhode Island’s unsubsidized premium prices for low-cost individual health plans to be sold on the state exchange will be some of the lowest in New England. But when federal subsidies are taken into account, Rhode Island’s prices are comparable to its New England neighbors.
By Natalie Villacorta Contributing Writer
It was business as usual in Westerly this year until pop star Taylor Swift came to town. The singer’s purchase of a $17 million mansion on the beach in exclusive Watch Hill added celebrity sightings and trespassing dramas to sandcastles, fudge and the usual seaside entertainment. At screenprinting company J. Mack Studios, owner Kevin Adams occasionally uses T-shirts as a creative outlet and decided to design and produce a Swift-inspired shirt in honor of his hometown’s new most famous resident. While Adams never found out what Swift thought of his shirt, he did hear from corporate protectors of the Taylor Swift brand who asked him to stop, setting off a David-versus-Goliath gossip-column sensation. more
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said the central bank should act to bring down “stubbornly, and unacceptably, high” joblessness that’s been stuck near 9 percent or above since April 2009.
The new Brown University School of Public Health, officially launched on July 1, gives the university’s program in public health a new level of independence and the opportunity to better compete for federal funding. The program was previously part of Brown’s Warren Alpert Medical School.
Jason Learning, a nonprofit established by oceanographer Robert Ballard that teaches students about science, technology, engineering and math, is expected to receive $500,000 in Rhode Island state funding on Monday.
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