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The food press in the region has been abuzz for weeks about the opening of Eataly Boston, the theme park of Italian food that opened on Nov. 29 in the Prudential Center in Boston. Eataly occupies 45,000 square feet on a couple of floors of … more
Colleges and universities rely on endowments to fund programs such as scholarships and professorships, but many investments felt an uncomfortable squeeze during the Great Recession – and Rhode Island was not exempt. Endowments, according … more
Inspired by its namesake, Roger Williams University has launched a First Amendment blog, focusing on the amendment’s five freedoms – religion, speech, the press, peaceable assembly and to petition government. more
Dennis McLeavey is professor emeritus of finance at the College of Business Administration at the University of Rhode Island. McLeavey teaches an investment portfolio management class that uses actual money through the Ram Fund, which has tripled in size since its inception 15 years ago. more
Five grants totaling $602,580 were awarded to the University of Rhode Island by The Champlin Foundations in support of technology and equipment acquisition in the communications, engineering, pharmacy and health sciences departments, according to a statement by the school on Monday. more
Providence College ranked 19th among master’s colleges and universities for semester-long study abroad programs. It also ranked fourth in New England and No. 1 in Rhode Island in the 2016 annual Open Doors Report released by the Institute of International Education, the college announced Wednesday. more
RhodeWorks was voted the 2016 Pell Center Rhode Island Story of the Year. more
The Massachusetts economy is growing at a moderate, but steady, pace, according to the latest issue of MassBenchmarks, the journal of the Massachusetts economy published by the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. more
The millennial generation is a tough nut to crack, but 34 University of Rhode Island marketing students have taken on the challenge of broadening car-manufacturer Acura's popularity among 21- to 35-year-olds. Using the generation's … more
PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island School of Design students led by professor Michael Lye have designed a full-scale, wearable model of a NASA space suit, WLNE-TV ABC 6 reported Dec. 5.  The suit weighs about 50 pounds and is made to be fully … more
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