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Johnson & Wales University Monday unveiled plans for a new $40 million academic building on former Interstate 195 land in Providence’s Jewelry District. more
Eric Weiner launched a corporate limo service the summer after his freshman year in college, sold it 20 years later and now is onto his next startup: connecting food trucks to local markets. The launch of the first startup, All Occasion … more
Dennis M. Hanno has been working in his new capacity as president of Wheaton College in Norton for nearly three months, and will be inaugurated Oct. 17. He will then begin charting the school’s future under his tenure. Profiled in his college’s quarterly as devoted to hard work and leadership, he has inherited the school’s liberal arts approach to higher education and some common challenges. more
Brown University will receive $375,000 over three years through a National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s research infrastructure development grant. more
(Updated Feb. 24) Rhode Island’s teacher preparation policies are among the strongest in the country, earning the Ocean State an overall grade of B+, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality. more
A senior at Johnson & Wales University is among eight women who received 2015 Women in Culinary Leadership Grants from the James Beard Foundation. more
Dr. Deborah Riebe, professor and chair of the kinesiology dept. at the University of Rhode Island, has been nominated as to act as the senior editor for the 10th edition of the “American College of Sports Medicine’s Guidelines for Exercise and Prescription.” The book is considered an industry standard and it is used as a reference by clinical exercise, public health and other health care professionals for treating both healthy individuals, as well as those with a chronic disease or condition. The handbook is also used as a supplementary textbook and as a resource for professionals preparing for the ACSM exam. She holds a B.S. in physical education from Springfield College, an M.S. in exercise science from the University of Rhode Island and a Ph.D. in exercise physiology from the University of Connecticut. more
Keith Brown, a filmmaker and film-production professor at University of Rhode Island, was recently given the Producer’s Circle Award from Flickers: The Rhode Island International Film Festival. The award recognized Brown’s dedication to KidsEye Summer Camp, where is the co-director, as well as one of the first counselors when the program began 18 years ago. At the camp, Brown teaches kids (aged 8-16) various aspects of film production. Brown has also created both documentaries and short films. Brown’s work has been exhibited at the Boston Cinema Census and the Antelope Valley International Film Festival, among others. Brown is also one of the founders of Boston Open Screen, which is an open mic night for filmmakers. He holds a B.A. from the University of Rhode Island and an MFA from Boston University. more
Owner/Tenant: Johnson & Wales University Architect: Robinson Green Beretta Architects Contractor: Agostini Bacon Construction Cost: $11 million Use: This project … more
Johnson & Wales University’s Ray McCue, an assistant professor, has been named best culinary educator in the Northeast. more
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