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The Pulitzer Prize Board has awarded $45,739 to the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities for a program called “What is the 21st Century Essay?” more
Sure, the employee can navigate documents in Word, read through files sorted by Excel and create a PowerPoint presentation. But how many can honestly say they know how to analyze data and create effective reports and presentations? … more
The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
1 Next to affordability, what is the most pressing need for today's public college and university students? The biggest challenge, especially for first-generation students, is navigating the system – deciding among the myriad program … more
BOSTON – The former president of Westfield State University has been ordered to pay triple damages and fees totaling $185,000 and no longer work at any public college or university in Massachusetts, as part of a settlement of allegations that he … more
Patrick Cappillino, chemistry/biochemistry assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, was one of three recipients to receive the 2015 Electrochemical Society Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship. Cappillino plans to research … more
1College Unbound was approved as a college able to award a bachelor's degree in organizational leadership and change. How will this benefit working adults? This degree will allow working adults to move up in their organization or move to … more
The University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy recently received three significant gifts, two from alumni of the program and one from an anonymous donor. more
Intensifying "thought loops of anxiety" during freshman year at a Massachusetts university left Dan M. feeling paralyzed as his 2015 fall sophomore semester was about to begin. Dan, who spoke to Providence Business News on the condition his … more
After a prolonged, steady monthly decline, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate leveled off at 5.4 percent in February, unchanged from January, according to the latest report by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
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