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Schools boost fundraising to slow rising student costs

Each year, college gets more expensive. Tuition and other costs have continued to escalate, reports show, prompting ever-higher levels of governmental and institutional financial...
The U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Colleges survey results were released Monday. The findings show little movement for top school Brown University while Providence College and University of Rhode Island each fell in a year-over-year comparison. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Brown ranks No.14 nationally, PC ranks No. 2 regionally in U.S....

PROVIDENCE – As the 2018-2019 academic year heads into its second week for most colleges and universities, on Monday, U.S. News & World Report...

CCI drops 25 points in July

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Falling from 83 to 58, a “dicey” 25-point, month-to-month decline was measured in the July Current Conditions Index, released by University...

URI researchers release Ukrainian moth to eliminate invasive weed

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A decade into studying the invasive black and pale swallow-wort, University of Rhode Island researchers have released a species of moth...
PROPERTY PLANS: Christine M. West, principal at KITE Architects in Providence, looks at some residential plans for a property in Exeter with Albert Garcia, principal.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Business is good, but many companies take a “wait-and-see” attitude

Business continues to be good for most Rhode Island companies, and a majority expect that to continue, though their optimism is tempered by uncertainty...
CASH BONUS: The Washington Trust Co. said it was able to provide employees with one-time cash bonuses in January as a result of a reduction in its corporate taxes. Patricia Fernandez, left, professional flex banker at Washington Trust on Waterman Street in Providence, speaks with customer Nina Pratt of Providence.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Banks say tax reform allowed for increased spending on staff, infrastructure

Many banks in Rhode Island and elsewhere have showered employees with pay raises and bonuses since President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans in Congress...
DOCTORATE OF PHARMACY students from the University of Rhode Island will now be eligible to enroll in Johnson & Wales University's physician assistant master's degree studies program and, upon graduation, receive a dual degree from both schools. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/NORA LEWIS

JWU physician assistant program accessible to URI pharma students

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Students at the University of Rhode Island will now be able to enroll in Johnson & Wales University's physician assistant master's...

Li named inaugural Paramaz Avedisian endowed chair at URI

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island assistant professor Deyu Li was named the first recipient of the Paramaz Avedisian endowed chair in medical...
NO INCOME TAX: Republican gubernatorial candidate Giovanni Feroce said he would cut spending by eliminating “complete budgets,” such as the Department of Revenue and the Department of Motor Vehicles, to make up the difference for his proposal to get rid of the state income tax.
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Self-described visionary and GOP gubernatorial candidate Giovanni Feroce wants to disrupt...

Giovanni Feroce sees himself as a proven leader, a visionary, someone who can create an economic future for Rhode Island as a hub for...

Gubernatorial candidates all talk jobs: Do their plans add up?

Every candidate for governor wants to create jobs. But how would they do it?Do they offer a comprehensive solution for the Ocean State, where...
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