Thursday, March 4, 2021

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Providence College offers new graduate program in business analytics

PROVIDENCE – Providence College announced Jan. 25 that it will offer a new Master of Science in business analytics through the college’s School of...

R.I. Department of Education launches 2021 SurveyWorks statewide initiative

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education has launched the 2021 SurveyWorks initiative, which collects feedback from students, families and educators about school culture...
BROWN UNIVERSITY received a $4.9 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for its Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown receives $4.9M grant for project to examine legacy of colonialism,...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University announced Tuesday that it received a $4.9 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the university's Center for...
THE RHODE ISLAND PROMISE program offered to Rhode Island students at the Community College of Rhode Island is set to expire in September, however House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio filed legislation Friday to make the program permanent. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

Shekarchi, Ruggerio file legislation to make R.I. Promise program permanent

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s top members in the General Assembly have introduced legislation Friday to make the Rhode Island Promise program at the Community...

McKee: ‘It [will] be my budget’

PROVIDENCE – It’s been a whirlwind for Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee since Gov. Gina M. Raimondo was named on Jan. 7 as President...
BROWN UNIVERSITY announced Tuesday that it has received a $25 million anonymous gift to support brain research.

Brown University receives $25M anonymous gift to support brain research

PROVIDENCE – Brown University announced Tuesday that it has received an anonymous $25 million gift to support brain science and research at the Ivy...

For some, new higher-ed model needed

In the midst of national and statewide economic uncertainty, heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic, business leaders across Rhode Island continue to express a common,...

RIHEBC awards $483K for COVID-19 expenses

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Health and Educational Building Corp. has awarded $483,054 in grants to 51 health, education and community service organizations to help...

Five Questions With: Bob Samuels

Bob Samuels is Rhode Island School of Design’s executive director of integrated health and wellness. He spoke with Providence Business News about how the...

Cornely named PC’s first Walsh endowed chemistry, biochemistry professor

PROVIDENCE – Kathleen Cornely, a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Providence College for more than a quarter century, has been appointed as the...

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