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Actress and Central Falls native Viola Davis, center, told an audience of approximately 1,000 at Bryant University’s March 14 Women’s Summit that they need to step outside their personal comfort zones to take charge of their lives and careers. Davis was a keynote speaker at the annual event, which this year focused on participants being the CEO of their own lives. With Davis is Kati Machtley, summit director, and university President Ronald K. Machtley. more
(Updated, 1:39 p.m.) The University of Rhode Island has named Christian Cowan the director of the Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the statewide nonprofit formerly known as the Rhode Island Manufacturing Extension Service. more
PROVIDENCE – The Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation Corporation has awarded a community grant to the Highlander Charter School to help buy supplies to establish a school newspaper. more
A miniature park near the Brown Bookstore on Thayer Street and wider sidewalks are among the improvements slated for the area over the next six months, according to the city, Brown University and two neighborhood management groups. more
A $5 million pledge from Providence College alumnus and retired Prudential Financial Inc. executive Arthur F. Ryan will be used to help establish the Arthur and Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, the university announced Tuesday. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $125,000 in grants to fund work on shoreline protection and the shellfish industry by the Coastal Resources Center at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography. more
(Updated 1 p.m.) College Ranker has released a list of the 50 most beautiful wedding venues on college campuses, and Salve Regina University’s Ochre Court is No. 5. more
(Updated, 2:25 p.m.) Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass., private college presidents earned well under the million-dollar mark in 2012, according to a new report by the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
Brown University posted a 16.1 percent gain on its endowment investments in the year that ended June 30. more
Johnson & Wales University Chancellor John J. Bowen said that former Providence Journal Publisher, President and CEO Howard Sutton has been appointed as executive in residence in resource development. more
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