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BROWN UNIVERSITY is projected to bring in $2.5 million in revenue from declined applications, according to a study Wednesday by LendEdu. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

LendEdu: Brown University to make $2.5M off of declined applications

PROVIDENCE – Brown University is projected to make around $2.5 million in revenue off of declined applications from prospective students seeking admission to the...

URI police collect 3,000 toys for local charities

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island Police Department collected more than 3,000 unwrapped toys, winter clothing, bath products and food during the...

CCRI, URI, RIC have differing views on arming campus police

PROVIDENCE – The Community College of Rhode Island feels that arming campus police officers with firearms is “not necessary” to ensure safety of its...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE Island, The Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, and Florida-based BayCare Health System are collaborating on a retinal-screening study that could potentially help clinicians detect Alzheimer's disease earlier than is currently possible.

URI teaming up with Butler Hospital, BayCare in Florida on Alzheimer’s...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – In a joint collaboration, the University of Rhode Island, Florida-based BayCare Health System and The Memory and Aging Program at Butler...
SHRINKING NUMBERS: Local banks have seen their net interest margin getting smaller over the last 12 months, which translates to lower interest income. That situation isn’t expected to change much in 2020./ SOURCES: SEC FILINGS; FDIC QUARTERLY BANKING PROFILE

Banks expected to continue feeling squeeze in lending margins

For Marc Perlman, principal owner and CEO of Ocean State Job Lot, the Federal Reserve’s outlook for 2020 is the best business fortune he...
KEEPING TABS: Leonard Lardaro, University of Rhode Island economics professor, says indictors for Rhode Island are looking grim, but he doesn’t foresee a coming downturn as severe as the previous one to hit the state. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Economists say next downturn won’t be as bad for R.I.

Rhode Island has cranes in the sky, unemployment below 4%, new companies such as Infosys Ltd. and new jobs have arrived in its capital...

Get ready for next recession

While fears of an imminent recession appear to be fading, it is not a question of if but when the next one is felt...

NUWC Division Newport partners with Polaris MEP to launch 401 Tech...

NEWPORT – The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport and Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership have signed a Partnership Intermediary Agreement to launch the 401...
THE RHODE ISLAND CCI value improved to a value of 83 in October. / COURTESY LEONARD LARDARO

R.I. CCI rebounds in October

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s Current Conditions Index increased 25 points both month to month and year over year to a value of 83 in...

Adams receives URI President’s Award

KAREN L. ADAMS, former news anchor for WPRI-TV CBS 12, recently received a President’s Award from the University of Rhode Island during the university’s...
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