Richard McIntyre, chair of the University of Rhode Island economics department, was recently named the prestigious Visiting Chair of the Americas fellow at the Institut des Ameriques in Rennes, France.
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Nortek Inc., maker of commercial and residential air circulation and technology products for home and office, has agreed to be acquired by Melrose Industries PLC for $86 per share, which translates into a rough enterprise value of about $2.8 billion.
BlackBerry Ltd. will no longer manufacture the BlackBerry Classic, a beloved, updated model of the original that made the company a smartphone leader before Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. dethroned it.
Carolyn Rafaelian, founder, CEO and chief creative officer of Alex and Ani, has been honored with the Child Mind Institute Corporate Advocate Award for her advocacy and support for mental health awareness.
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