INNOVATION
Following their passions led this year’s Innovation Fellows to concrete projects that have the potential to affect the food and textile industries in Rhode Island, and perhaps beyond.
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A recipe for food-industry growth?

A growing belief Rhode Island can become the “Silicon Valley of food” is fueling new collaborations and community discussions that have the potential to catalyze business growth, industry … Today

Grants seeding growing agriculture industry

The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded $205,000 in grants to Rhode Island projects that promote “specialty crops” last October. This month the department concluded another round of 16 … Today

Executives get involved in recruiting students

In hospitality, as in any field, the job hunt takes many forms. Just ask Courtney Lowenstein. Today

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Market for hotel rooms warming in Newport County

In Middletown, the owners of Atlantic Beach Hospitality Group have resurrected plans suspended during the recession to replace the Knights Inn motel on Aquidneck Avenue with a higher-end, 198-room …
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Students win big at ProStart competition

Rhode Island culinary arts students recently earned $324,000 in scholarship money and a place at a national culinary competition at the third annual Rhode Island ProStart Culinary Competition hosted …

Job-hunt site names Providence among top cities for flexible jobs

Providence is among seven U.S. cities hiring aggressively in the top 10 most desirable “flexible” career fields, FlexJobs.com reported Thursday.

Naval Undersea Warfare Center engineer earns Brazilian medal

Electrical engineer Rodney Santos is one of four employees of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center awarded with the Brazilian Tamandaré Medal during a recent ceremony at the Brazilian Naval Commission …

SENE Film, Music & Arts Festival announces schedule

The 6th annual Southeast New England Film, Music & Arts Festival runs April 22-27 in Providence and Warwick and features 100 films, live music, stand up comedy and an art exhibit.
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