Nonprofit & Education

65% of Americans expect a recession, poll finds

NEW YORK – Forty-six percent of Americans say the economy is doing well, the lowest rate since February 2003, a Bloomberg-Los Angeles Times survey...

Reed lauded for homeless, affordable-housing efforts

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jack Reed was honored by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty with its 2007 Steward McKinney Award,...

Brown among top producers of Fulbright scholars

PROVIDENCE – Brown University is among the nation’s top producers of Fulbright students, the Institute of International Education reports in the Oct. 26 edition...

CVS Caremark inks disability employment pact

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy and CVS Caremark Corp. (NYSE: CVS) have established a two-year nationwide alliance...

URI gets $1.1M to study global warming in Arctic

NARRAGANSETT – Researchers at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography have been awarded grants totaling $1.1 million from the National Science...

URI, Bryant business schools among nation’s best

PRINCETON, N.J. – The University of Rhode Island College of Business Administration and Bryant University College of Business are ranked among the best...

R.I., Mass. receive poor return on federal tax dollars

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – Thirty states and the District of Columbia received more money from the federal government in fiscal 2005 than their residents paid...
DEVELOPER Capitol Cove LLC has agreed to work exclusively with contractors who are affiliated with registered apprenticeship programs, said Greg Mancini of BuildRI. /

Capitol Cove to move forward

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

Nortek CEO to receive 2007 Gold Heart Award

PROVIDENCE – Nortek Inc. Chairman and CEO Richard L. Bready will be honored with the 2007 Gold Heart Award, “for his exemplary dedication and...

Nonprofit gets $2,250 to distribute ‘Diving a Dream’

PROVIDENCE – Ocean Opportunity is one of nearly 100 nonprofits nationwide to share roughly $900,000 in Quality of Life Grants from the Christopher &...
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