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PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island executives with expertise in medical innovation told the Interstate 195 Redevelopment District Commission Feb. 20 they want to create a new center to attract talent and spur business creation. The proposal, … more
Career and technical education is making a comeback in Rhode Island. Long overdue, real career programs provide high school students with opportunities to learn skills required of the workforce, to develop strong relationships with instructors, to … more
Rhode Island institutions of higher education reigned supreme in this year’s list of top Fulbright scholarship recipients. more
BRISTOL – Roger Williams University is now enrolling students for Applied Shellfish Farming, the university announced Jan. 2. A noncredit course offered during the winter/spring semester, it teaches aspiring shellfish farmers and … more
Morgan Grefe can trace her interest in museums back to the hours upon hours spent after school listening to the stories of her great-grandmother, a woman born in 1890. Grefe went on to receive her bachelor's degree from the University of … more
A senior at Central High School in Providence, Jaislene Viñas was named one of five 2016 Rhode Island Bank of America Student Leaders. more
Five years ago, Pleasant View Elementary School in Providence ranked as one of the lowest-performing schools in the state. Only 17 percent of the school's third-grade students were considered proficient in math. But visit Pleasant View … more
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
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in October, representing a 0.1 percentage point decline from both the prior month and October 2015, according to a release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
GORDON S. WOOD, Pulitzer prize-winning historian, will be honored by the Redwood Library as the second recipient of the Abraham Redwood Medal for Contributions to American History and Culture. Wood is the Alva O. Way University professor emeritus at … more
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