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RENDERINGS OF Brown University's state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center, released Wednesday, show a glass 'clearstory' extending out from the building's main frame, allowing visibility into the structure's main floor and performance hall./COURTESY REX

Brown unveils new performing arts center plans and renderings

PROVIDENCE – Plans and renderings of Brown University’s new Performing Arts Center to be built on Angell Street were released by the university and...
IOANNIS N. MIAOULIS has been named the 11th president of Roger Williams University. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU names Miaoulis next president

BRISTOL – Roger Williams University on Wednesday named Ioannis N. Miaoulis as its next president. Miaolis has served as the president and director of the...
INFOSYS Ltd. launched its Providence Design and Innovation Center at 75 Fountain St. Tuesday along with Rhode Island officials. Above, Salil Parekh, CEO of Infosys. /BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/SAMYUKTA LAKSHMI

Infosys launches Design and Innovation Center, announces partnership with CCRI

PROVIDENCE – Infosys Ltd. launched its 25,000-square-foot Providence Design and Innovation Center at 75 Fountain St. Tuesday with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and other...

Brown raises tuition and fees, makes moves to cut greenhouse gases

PROVIDENCE – The Corporation of Brown University has approved a 5 percent increase in undergraduate tuition and fees, bringing the total to $73,736 for...
BROWN UNIVERSITY had 35 students selected for the Fulbright Student Program in the 2018-2019 academic year, more than any other institution in the U.S. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown has most Fulbright students in U.S. for 2018-2019 academic year

PROVIDENCE – Brown University had the highest number of Fulbright students of any educational institution in the nation for the 2018-2019 academic year, according...
RHODE ISLAND was given the distinction of being a state that is working toward innovative equality for LGBTQ citizens in the latest State Equality Index compiled by the nonprofit Human Rights Campaign Foundation. / COURTESY HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN

R.I. scores well on LGBTQ equality index

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island was designated as a state that is working toward innovative equality for LGBTQ citizens in the latest State Equality Index,...
HEATHER AMARAL has departed her role as executive director of Meals On Wheels of Rhode Island. The organization has appointed Laurianne Kaplan and Patricia Sullivan as interim co-executive directors and is conducting a national search for a permanent successor. / PBN FILE PHOTO/FRANK MULLIN

Meals on Wheels R.I. names Kaplan & Sullivan interim co-directors following...

PROVIDENCE – Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island has appointed Laurianne Kaplan and Patricia Sullivan as interim co-executive directors, coinciding with the announcement of...
DECEMBER 2018's Current Conditions Index was measured at 50 - a 17-point decline from November and a 33-point decline year over year. The data was released Monday in the latest report from University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

A drop from Nov., but CCI closes 2018 in neutral territory

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – After a double-digit climb in November, the December 2018 Current Conditions Index fell 17 points to a value of 50, according...

Rhode Island Foundation offers scholarships honoring Roger Williams

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation invites high school seniors to apply for the latest round of Carter Roger Williams Initiative college scholarships in...

Five Questions With: Mary Brooks ‘Polly’ Wall

As of the new year, Mary Brooks “Polly” Wall is the new Rhode Island Foundation board chair. A retired Royal Bank of Scotland executive,...
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