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ALEXIS WALKER, left, and Catherine Rychert, both Brown students, install a seismic station near the Miravalles volcano in Costa Rica. /

Brown formalizes international reach

Working to remain a world-class academic institution in an increasingly global environment, Brown University has launched several programs aimed at increasing the number of...

Holiday Inn to spend $1B on new logo, renovations

InterContinental Hotels Group Plc last week said Holiday Inn owners and franchisees will boost sales by investing $1 billion on renovations and new bedding,...

With added pressure, colleges turn to more donors

A million dollars a day, every day for four years. That’s what Brown University’s current fundraising goal boils down to. In surveys conducted by...
CVS EMPLOYEES and their families raised $50,000for the Easter Seals earlier this year by participating inthe Walk With Me event. /

CVS reaches out to children with disabilities

The CVS Caremark All Kids Can program – a five-year, $25 million commitment of the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust and CVS Caremark Corp....

Web tools to manage projects

Dear Dan: I’m called “Project Queen” around our fast-growing small company because I’m the one who keeps all of our projects on track. But...
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A trip to Conn. yields fine dining, excitement

I am a great believer in being a tourist in one’s own back yard. Two of the attractions within an hour’s drive are among...

DLT to share data with IRS to identify lawbreakers

The R.I. Department of Labor and Training is joining a multi-state initiative next month to share company records with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service...

Capitol Cove to be all-union project

The Capitol Cove development that twice has stalled because of union picketing will be completed with new bidding guidelines, which are to be in...

General Dynamics profit up

General Dynamics Corp., the largest maker of armored vehicles for the U.S. military and the parent of Electric Boat, said third- quarter profit gained...
VOLUNTEERS and members of the Ocean State Harley-Davidson Owners Group pose for a photo at Lincoln Woods State Park, at the end of the Charity Ride to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. /

Harley-Davidson owners ride benefits R.I. Food Bank

More than 120 bikers from Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts came out recently to support the Ocean State Chapter of the Harley-Davidson Owners Group’s...
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