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A three-year, $3.6 million initiative to provide grants to 125 U.S. institutions of higher learning to help them go tobacco-free was launched Wednesday by the American Cancer Society and CVS Health Corp. more
Following a challenging fiscal year, the value of Brown University’s endowment fell 1.1 percent to $3.2 billion, the university announced this week. more
Corvias Group has announced it will enter into a 40-year partnership with Wayne State University in Detroit, to develop, manage and maintain its student housing. more
Robert D. Atkinson, president of the Washington, D.C.-based Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, talks about Rhode Island’s performance in a recent study that evaluated states on technological innovation. more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? It's a small state and there is not a tremendous amount of talent that's acceptable. That's forced me to open a second location in Cambridge, Mass., to attract [talent]. … more
What are the biggest hurdles to starting a business in Rhode Island? For entrepreneurs, it's always difficult to fund a startup … but, Rhode Island has done a really good job building the right ecosystem so young entrepreneurs can gain … more
A $700,000 grant from the state has been awarded to the University of Rhode Island’s Institute for Integrated Health and Innovation to test the planning and implementation of a federally funded program that evaluates health care reform models. more
A $75,000 startup grant was awarded to Graduate! Rhode Island by the United Way of Rhode Island in mid-November in conjunction with Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s plan to increase the number of Rhode Island residents with college degrees to 70 percent by 2025. more
Feinstein Leadership Scholarships, which will help Feinstein Junior Scholars attend Roger Williams University, were recently established by local philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein through a $500,000 gift made to RWU, according to a Monday announcement by the university. more
Brown University, Providence College and Wheaton College all have been named to Kiplinger’s annual list of the 300 best value colleges and universities. more
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