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Tracey M. Dalton, professor of marine affairs at the University of Rhode Island, is currently leading a study that examines the public's opinion about aquaculture in the Ocean State. Surveys were recently sent out to 1,400 Rhode Islanders in order … more
Jonathan Banks was recently named chief operating officer of Siren Marine. Banks brings a lifelong passion for sailing to his new position. After spending four years circumnavigating the globe on a 57-foot sailboat, Banks moved on to work for New … more
Robert A. Rocchio Jr. was awarded 2015 Autism Educator of the Year by the Certificate of Graduate Studies and the Sherlock Center on Disabilities at Rhode Island College. Rocchio has been a clinical social worker in Johnston for more than 17 years, … more
Rebecca Book, 2016 immediate past president of the YMCA of Pawtucket board of directors, received the 2015 Spirit Award at the YMCA of Pawtucket's 126th annual meeting. Book was presented with the award in recognition of her dedication and … more
1 What were the findings in the report "State of Working Rhode Island: Workers of Color"? This report gives an overview of the Rhode Island economy, showing how the Great Recession (and recovery) impacted Rhode Island's working men and … more
1 How many jobs does the so-called clean-energy economy support? The clean-energy economy supports nearly 10,000 jobs throughout the state. Last year, this sector added over 600 jobs, with nearly 90 percent of the growth occurring in firms … more
Benedict Leca has been executive director since January at the Redwood Library and Athenæum in Newport. Here, he discusses his goals and objectives for the organization. more
Nicholas Caccia is a licensed loan officer at First Home Mortgage in Providence. Caccia talks with Providence Business News about the recent rate increase at the Federal Reserve, which marks the first move away from easy money policies guiding the lending market in the United States since the financial crisis of 2008. more
MICHAEL CAREY is director of the The Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at The Miriam Hospital in Providence. The center recently was awarded a $146K grant to study whether meditation over a telephone is effective in reducing the effects … more
1 What's your take on the small-business market in Rhode Island? As in many other states, there is a strong core of people who are interested in starting or growing their small businesses. Small-business owners are passionate about their … more
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