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Warren Alpert, 86 /

Businessman, philanthropist<br> Warren Alpert dies at 86

Warren Alpert, whose Warren Equities Inc. is among the nation’s largest privately owned companies, died Saturday morning of a heart condition. He was 86....
URI PRESIDENT Robert L. Carothers is concerned that employers are pushing colleges to focus too narrowly on job skills. /

On what skills should colleges focus?

The state’s colleges and universities are under increasing pressure from the state and the business community to produce graduates who are ready for the...
DAN CORLEY started Community Prep in 1984 to improve educational opportunities for neighborhood children, including his own. /

‘Community Hero’ challenges<br> urban kids to succeed

Dan Corley co-founded Community Preparatory School to give children in South Providence a chance for a better education. The school has selective admissions –...

Study to evaluate ethnic, racial disparities in care

Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island and two partners have received a two-year, $261,000 grant from a research and tracking program funded by the...

New smart-growth group launched in Providence

A new advocacy organization was launched last week that aims to promote cutting-edge urban planning and development practices in Providence and surrounding communities. Greater City:...
PROF. ELLEN McCARTY has been awarded a Fullbright grant. /

Salve professor to work on Canadian project

Ellen McCarty, a nursing professor at Salve Regina University, has been awarded a Fulbright Senior Specialists grant in public/global health at the University of...
COX COMMUNICATIONS employees from every department volunteer for the annual Cox Charities Cycling Classic in Providence. /

Sports boost health, team spirit alike

The cubicles open up. Barriers between managers and employees break down. Someone pokes his head out in the office and boasts, “Did you see...
A POPULAR corporate activity at F1 Boston pits teams against each other to get a Porsche in racing condition. Part-way through, teams assess their members and decide if they want to change positions or trade members with another team. /

Race-car driving a formula for business success

On the race track, the drivers at F1 Boston may be concerned only about the list on the leader board. But inside the corporate...

Whole Foods sees excursions as crucial

Mimi Leduc said she never experienced a corporate outing before two years ago, when she joined the Whole Foods Market staff at University Heights...
CORPORATE CROWD PLEASERS include a tour or appearances by Patriots' organization members for the 500 business and private gatherings hosted each year by the stadium. /

Patriots’ appeal attracts many groups to Gillette

Thousands of people throng to Gillette Stadium when the Patriots or the Revolution are playing at home, or when a rock star on a...
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