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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

R.I. schools to be graded on how well they teach about finances

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island schools will be taking an exam in the future with one central question: How well do you teach financial literacy?Treasurer...
THE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE Greenhouse has released its 2017 Impact Report.

SEG reports $57K net income in 2017 in latest impact report

PROVIDENCE – In the Social Enterprise Greenhouse’s 2017 Impact Report, the organization reported net income of $56,700, a $69,297 year-over-year decline from the $125,997...
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE was one of two Rhode Island-based groups to receive funding from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in the spring 2018 round of grants. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

Local groups win Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts grants

PROVIDENCE - Two Providence-based institutions - the Alliance of Artists Communities and Providence College Galleries - were among the 42 most recent recipients of Andy...

Report: URI’s Dooley earned $369K in 2016-17 academic year

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley was reported to have made $369,200 in the 2016-2017 school year, according to...
SEN. JACK F. REED announced that two organizations have received a combined $609,000 to provide occupational training, job-placement assistance, and other key employment services to homeless veterans in Rhode Island. / COURTESY OFFICE OF SEN. JACK F. REED

Two R.I. veterans organizations receive $609K in federal funding

PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island nonprofit organizations will receive $609,000 in federal funds to assist homeless veterans with employment opportunities and job placement, Sen....
Three and 2.5 percent tuition increases were approved for undergraduate students at all four of the University of Massachusetts campuses on Friday by the school's board of trustees. / COURTESY OF UMASS

2018-19 tuition increases approved by UMass board

PROVIDENCE — Undergraduate tuition increases of 2.5 percent (in-state) and 3 percent (out-of-state) across all four University of Massachusetts undergraduate campuses was approved by the...
ON FRIDAY, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's board of trustees approved the first phase of the campus-wide facilities and land use plan. It will include the construction of new first-year housing and renovations to the 1969 science and engineering academic building. / COURTESY UMASS DARTMOUTH

Phase 1 of UMass Dartmouth facilities, land use master plan approved

DARTMOUTH - Phase one of the facilities and land use master plan, announced by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in February, was approved by...

URI to get new $120M ocean research vessel

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will land a new “state-of-the-art” ocean research vessel for use by a consortium led by the University of Rhode Island,...
APPLICATIONS FOR PBN's 2018 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies Award Program are due on Aug. 15 at 5 p.m.

Applications for Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies Award Program due Aug. 15

PROVIDENCE - The application deadline for the PBN’s 2018 Fastest Growing & Innovative Companies Award Program is Aug. 15 at 5 p.m.The program encompasses...

UNAP Local 5098 rejects Rhode Island Hospital contract deal

PROVIDENCE – The United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098 voted to reject the tentative three-year agreement reached with Lifespan for contracts with employees...
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