Administrators of Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were sued by an advocacy group claiming race-based admissions policies violate the constitutional rights of highly qualified Asian applicants.
Schools and charities from across the region on Nov. 13 shared nearly $80,000 in grants raised from the 2014 CVS Health Downtown 5K. Pictured with representatives from more than 40 organizations that received grants are Eileen Howard, second row, glasses, third from left, CVS Health senior vice president, and Charlie Breagy, to the right of Howard, CVS Health Downtown 5K race director. The race, held in September, this year marked its 25th anniversary. Since its inception, more than $1.5 million has been raised for organizations across southern New England.
Rhode Island’s cities will drive its economy in the future and leaders should focus investments on the existing assets and people within them, according to a proposed economic-development plan for the state.
Richard R. Spies became chairman of the Providence Plan in 2006, and continues to oversee the growth of the nonprofit and implementation of demonstration projects that have helped fulfill its mission.more
Brown University junior Sophie Purdom, an environmental economist, was sharing tea with a fellow student and geologist in the kitchen at the Building for Environmental Research and Teaching in late October, when their conversation took a productive turn.
Join PBN and two panels of successful female executives, business owners and entrepreneurs as we delve into what women should do to advance their careers, and become leaders in the corporate world and their own enterprises.
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.