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Rhode Island must meet demands for workers by supporting postsecondary education, as social sciences, health care support, and science, technology, engineering and math jobs are the fastest-growing jobs in the state, according to a report from the New England Board of Higher Education: Higher Education’s Impact on the New England Economy: Investing in People. more
The art of creating a well-used public space begins with good ears. Birchwood Design Group, a relatively young company, listens closely to what its clients want in a new landscape or a refreshed one. This month, the opening of the new … more
Sylvia Maxfield, dean of Providence College's School of Business, knows there are myriad pressures weighing on business students entering the workforce and encountering, many for the first time, the fast-paced, information-driven whirlwind that is … more
Veterans of the Middle East wars, now attending universities and colleges, have experiences that are sometimes unique among their classmates. They tend to be of "nontraditional" college age, older than 18 to 23 years old, but beyond that, … more
How often are you asked to write a college recommendation? Sometimes – 53.8% Never – 38.5% Often – 7.7% Does your company allow for interns to earn college credits? Yes – … more
A five-year, $1.8 million grant has been awarded to the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet to identify, address and decrease post-traumatic stress disorder among students in targeted Providence middle schools that have experienced violence. more
More than half of Rhode Islanders who rent their homes or apartments are cost burdened, and one-third of homeowners are similarly strapped, which is diminishing their ability to spend money on other necessities. more
The third annual DESIGN WEEK RI kicks off Sept. 14 and runs through Sept. 25 for “11 Days of Design,” showcasing Rhode Island designers. more
(Updated 9:01 a.m.) Brown University retained its 14th place ranking while the University of Rhode Island tied for 159th place among Best National Universities in the 2017 Best Colleges ranking published by U.S. News & World Report Tuesday. more
Named University of Rhode Island’s first dean of the College of Health Sciences, Gary Liguori was most recently an educator, researcher and department head at the University of Tennessee. As dean of the college, Liguori will serve as a member of the executive committee of URI’s Academic Health Collaborative, where he will work with faculty across disciplines to build robust and forward-looking educational and research programs relevant to the evolving roles of health and health care in the 21st century. He spoke with Providence Business News about his role as dean and the new college’s plans to expand its research, training and education capabilities. more
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