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For decades, a growing pool of college graduates poured into the U.S. labor market, boosting productivity and shaping America’s status as the world’s dominant economic power. more
A computer coding course offered by LaunchCode to help Rhode Islanders train for and land IT jobs was visited by the governor last week. more
Hassenfeld Family Initiatives LLC donated a $500,000 grant to establish Hassenfeld Projects at Roger Williams University, a three-year initiative to expand and enhance the use of experiential education, RWU announced Tuesday. more
Stephen A. Atlas is an assistant professor of marketing with the college of business administration at the University of Rhode Island. Atlas is embarking on a new study looking at human behavior as it relates to financial literacy. He talks with Providence Business News about the resiliency of financial literacy education, the scope of his research and what he hopes to achieve. more
While the domestic health care sector is rife with mind-numbing acronyms, one new acronym, DHAKA, may be a lifesaving tool. DHAKA, which stands for Dehydration: Assess Kids Accurately, assesses the severity of dehydration in children in low-income countries. more
A ribbon cutting will be held for the new $68 million Richard E. Beaupre Center for Chemical and Forensic Sciences at the University of Rhode Island on Tuesday morning. more
The pitch: School of Rock Attleboro has become a leader in performance-based music education by teaching students how to perform in rock shows, instead of just providing music lessons. Years in business: Opened … more
Fifty-one students claimed they were sexually assaulted by faculty, staff and classmates at St. George’s School during the 1970s and 1980s, according to a report released Thursday by Boston firm Foley Hoag and reported by The Boston Globe. more
The Princeton Review released its Best 381 Colleges list this week, revealing the top party schools in the nation, the ones with the best quality of life, where students study the most – and least, and where tree-hugging vegetarians and reefer madness can be found. more
Isaac Ginis, an internationally renowned hurricane expert, is a professor at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. Ginis, who was the first scientist to show the role the ocean plays in the path and intensity of hurricanes, talks with Providence Business News about his research and the 2016 hurricane season. more
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