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R.I. literacy drive wins Tech Savvy Award

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative, a collaborative effort based at the Providence Public Library, has been honored as one of five...

RIC gets $100,000 for student-managed fund

PROVIDENCE – A member of Rhode Island College’s Class of 1989, who wishes to remain anonymous, has donated $100,000 to establish a student-managed investment...
HALL OF FAME football coach Don Shula came to Providence March 1 for the opening of his restaurant in the Hilton Hotel.  /

Success is as success does, in football or in business

Don Shula says it wasn’t his idea to get into the restaurant business, but it’s been a successful endeavor: His company’s revenue is reported...

APC joins 10 IT leaders in global ‘Green Grid’

American Power Conversion and 10 other major information technology companies – including fierce competitors – have joined forces to form the Green Grid, a...

Chambers seek business tax breaks, fight key bills

Last year, the Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce Coalition set out to make groundbreaking changes in the state’s tax policy, calling for a constitutional...
URI PROF. Yan Sun, a computer engineer, has won a five-year grant to work on designing a 'trust infrastructure' for wireless networks. /

URI researcher building ‘trust’ network tools

A computer engineer at the University of Rhode Island has been awarded a five-year, $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to support her...

Deficit, health costs seen as<br> major challenges for R.I.

If there is one thing that the region’s business leaders and consumers agree on, it is that the state’s deficit represents a real challenge...

Campaign aims for ‘effective’<br> teacher in every classroom

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Educational Excellence Coalition, a community group started in 2004 by the Rhode Island Children’s Crusade for Higher Education, has launched...

URI connects students with scientists at sea

SMITHFIELD – The University of Rhode Island’s Office of Marine Programs has entered a partnership with the Smithfield schools to enable students to interact,...

Brown exhibits focus on history of slavery

PROVIDENCE – Following up on the October report by its Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice, Brown University is sponsoring four exhibitions that show...
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