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URI to receive $1.52M in Sea Grant funding

WASHINGTON – The University of Rhode Island will receive $1.52 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Sea Grant college program to continue...
SYSTEMS ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES is based at Aquidneck Corporate Park, near the Navy base that provides most of its work. /

SEA CORP wins $26.3M in military contracts

MIDDLETOWN – Systems Engineering Associates Corp. (SEA CORP) has been awarded an $8.3 million contract to help integrate Tomahawk missile systems into the...

10 journalists receive environmental fellowships

NARRAGANSETT – The Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting has selected 10 reporters from around the country to receive its Annual Workshop for...

Couple returns from Ireland to face trial<br> in alleged $1M fire-safety scam...

PROVIDENCE – Patrick Clyne and Ibtisama Bradley, formerly of Providence, were arrested by postal inspectors today at Logan Airport in Boston as they returned...
A MIX of sixth, seventh, and eighth graders enrolled in the Children's Crusade play the icebreaker game called ?The Human Knot? at Times2 Academy in Providence last week. /

Children’s Crusade aims older for more impact

Since 1989, the Rhode Island Children’s Crusade for Higher Education has recruited third-graders in Providence, Pawtucket, Central Falls, Newport and Woonsocket, offering them special...

‘Nanotextured’ materials eyed for better implants

The tiny springy cylinders that hold open once-clogged blood arteries may soon be getting safer and more effective. Researchers at Brown University and Purdue University...
MODERATOR Christopher Lydon, left, and panelists Michael Lysaght of Brown, Philip Long of MIT, IT consultant Jack Templin and Seth Goldenberg of RISD, discuss the impact of fast-changing technology on society and the economy. /

Rapid advances expected to transform human life

By 2015, technology will have significantly changed life as we live it in the developed world, impacting every aspect of society and the economy. That...
AT RUNWAY EARTH, an April 26th fashion show at the ALCO complex, Brown University freshman Shruti Prekh walks down the runway in her made-from-shopping-bags dress, entitled 'Thank You for Shopping.' /

An earth-friendly fashion show

Groundwork Providence celebrated its 25th year of educating the public regarding environmental stewardship with its sixth Runway Earth, a fashion show of designs using...
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Finding the perfect sales rep

Every time I speak to an audience of salespeople, as part of my preparation I ask management to rate their sales force on a...
TACO EMPLOYEES participate in finance training for people in non-financial fields, using a board game-type simulation to learn finance terms and strategies. /

Taco finds workers excel when allowed to grow

As companies struggle with the need for skilled labor, some have taken to solving the problem internally. Taco Inc. is one of those companies. In...
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