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Rhode Island is rich in economic history. Samuel Slater, dubbed "father of the American Industrial Revolution" by Andrew Jackson, erected his first mill in Pawtucket. A hundred years later the robber barons transformed the oceanside city of Newport … more
The Labor Department recently announced that the U.S. economy had enjoyed a record 76 consecutive months with job gains. Yet at the same time, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reports that 5.6 million jobs remain unfilled because of a pernicious "skills … more
Being overweight doesn’t just impact one’s physical health; according to research from a University of Rhode Island professor, societal discrimination against individuals carrying extra pounds creates chronic stress for them. more
WARWICK – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo joined faculty, staff and students of New England Institute of Technology's Shipbuilding/Marine and Advanced Manufacturing Institute Oct. 12 to celebrate with 150 students who have completed a 300-hour machinist … more
BRISTOL – Roger Williams University has the best college food in Rhode Island, according to USA Today College's "Best College Food" list, released Oct. 17. USA Today College said the university's Dining Commons was rated the best dining … more
Career entrepreneur Danny Warshay, a 1987 Brown University graduate,is leading the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship for his alma mater. more
Kent Hospital announced that Dr. John Gelzhiser, system director of inpatient medicine at Care New England and a hospitalist at Kent Hospital, has been named a Top Doc by the American College of Physicians’ magazine, ACP Hospitalist. more
A $100,000 gift made by the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for Adult Autism, the nation’s first nonprofit exclusively geared to understanding adult autism, to Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies will establish The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Adult Autism Theater and Performing Arts Fund. more
Home renovation and repair spending is expected to strengthen in 2017, before tapering, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity, released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. more
Rhode Island institutions of higher education reigned supreme in this year’s list of top Fulbright scholarship recipients. more
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