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Professional Development
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(Updated, 11:45 a.m., Sept. 21) Startup Weekend Education, a weekend-long crash course in entrepreneurship, is coming to Providence on Friday to take aspiring business owners from idea to startup in 54 hours. more
With a goal of training students in both medicine and health care policy, Brown University is launching a four-year dual-degree program. Students who complete it will earn both a doctorate of medicine and a master of public affairs degree. more
Almost 20 years ago, when Anne Szostak led what was then Fleet Bank Rhode Island, she had the demanding career of an executive and a family that included two children. Over time, she came to view the pursuit of a work-life balance as an … more
It's no small secret there's an age gap in the financial-services workforce in Rhode Island. For years it has existed largely because of a flurry of industry consolidation that's caused a reduced demand for new employees. But demographic … more
It hardly seems like 20 years have gone by since the Bryant University Women's Summit held its first ­gathering. Founded by Director Kati Machtley to encourage more women to enter careers in business, the event welcomed 350 people … more
Split across two campuses, one in Providence and one in South Kingstown, the University of Rhode Island’s newly renamed Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies will be launched at a March 22 event. more
1 In December, BOND, in partnership with the Center for Women & Enterprise, announced BOND-PLX – an educational learning exchange for minority and women business owners to learn about the construction industry. What was the catalyst for the move? … more
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth associate professor of STEM education and teacher development Walter Stroup has received a $457,755 grant from the National Science Foundation. more
Renowned TED Talks curator Chris Anderson offers helpful tips and advice on developing and refining one's presentation skills. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN 9780544634497 | $16 more
A respected business leader and economic thinker, Stone provides simple solutions to America's most pressing public policy issues, including health care, education and inequality. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN 9780544749009 | $17 more
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