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The University of Wisconsin system recently took a landmark step toward weakening the institution of tenure for academic faculty. The new policy, if adopted by the board overseeing the state's universities, would allow tenured professors to be laid … 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
(Updated Jan. 19) Stephen Koester, 23, prepared last fall to intern this academic quarter at the Providence office of Woodard & Curran, by using equipment in New England Institute of Technology's updated electrical-engineering lab. The Canada-based … more
An oceanographer at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography said temperatures in Narragansett Bay hit record highs and lows in 2015. more
New England Institute of Technology will offer a new bachelor of science degree program in rehabilitation sciences starting in July, Douglas H. Sherman, senior vice president and provost, said this week. more
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston has named Brown University President Christina Paxson to its board of directors. more
Bryant University’s Women’s Summit is slated for March 18, and more than 1,000 women are expected to attend the annual event. more
Brown University and the University of Rhode Island are among 116 employers recently recognized by WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resources association, with Work-Life 2016 Seal of Distinction Awards. more
(Updated 3:46 p.m.) New England Institute of Technology is ranked 49th – up from 140th – in the U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of 290 of the best 2016 online bachelor’s programs. more
Michael D. Ice is a professor of finance at the University of Rhode Island. Ice talks with Providence Business News about how he’s sharing his wealth of knowledge with undergraduates, using the equity markets to make the classroom more practical. more
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