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The nonprofit Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released an analysis of Rhode Island’s budget outlook, saying that due to increased revenue and lower-than-anticipated expenditures, the state’s projected opening surplus for fiscal 2015 has been increased to approximately $8.8 million. more
Economic momentum shifted into a higher gear in Rhode Island in August, a possible turning point in the state’s recovery, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said Monday. more
Dennis M. Hanno has been working in his new capacity as president of Wheaton College in Norton for nearly three months, and will be inaugurated Oct. 17. He will then begin charting the school’s future under his tenure. Profiled in his college’s quarterly as devoted to hard work and leadership, he has inherited the school’s liberal arts approach to higher education and some common challenges. more
What do Providence, Washington, D.C., and Indianapolis all have in common? more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Deborah Riebe, chairperson of the kinesiology department at the University of Rhode Island, has been named senior editor of the 10th edition of American College of Sports Medicine’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. more
EAST GREENWICH – The New England Institute of Technology and Rockwell Automation Inc., are developing a new automation lab in response to the hiring needs of manufacturers. more
PROVIDENCE – Providence College has hired a new director of major gifts, an assistant dean and director of multicultural student success, and named two new assistant deans of admission. more
G.I. Jobs, a magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has designated seven Rhode Island schools and one in southeastern Massachusetts as “military-friendly schools” for 2015. more
Keith Brown, a filmmaker and film-production professor at University of Rhode Island, was recently given the Producer’s Circle Award from Flickers: The Rhode Island International Film Festival. The award recognized Brown’s dedication to KidsEye Summer Camp, where is the co-director, as well as one of the first counselors when the program began 18 years ago. At the camp, Brown teaches kids (aged 8-16) various aspects of film production. Brown has also created both documentaries and short films. Brown’s work has been exhibited at the Boston Cinema Census and the Antelope Valley International Film Festival, among others. Brown is also one of the founders of Boston Open Screen, which is an open mic night for filmmakers. He holds a B.A. from the University of Rhode Island and an MFA from Boston University. more
A Rhode Island neurologist is launching a research study using salsa dancing with the goal of improving overall physical activity and locomotion in people living with multiple sclerosis. more
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