Updated December 1 at 11:01am
Workforce Development
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Mindy Levine, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island, was one of 10 women throughout the country to receive a Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society. Levine specializes in synthetic organic chemistry, and … more
Stephen Mitchell of Narragansett uses a desktop video magnifier supplied by a local nonprofit to read his mail, the newspaper and his medication-container labels. The nonprofit Ocean State Center for Independent Living in Warwick helped … more
Simon Majumdar bounces onto stage at Trinity Repertory Co. with vigor, passing waist-high, orange-yellow letters that spell "BIF." With an English accent he begins to tell his story to a rapt audience. "I became suicidal – absolutely the … more
PROVIDENCE – A new program at Roger Williams University School of Law aims to help veterans whose applications for disability benefits have been denied and who can't afford to appeal the decision. Law students in the school's Veterans … more
A “Tech Nite” open house will be held at New England Institute of Technology’s East Greenwich campus at One New England Tech Blvd on Nov. 3 from 3-7 p.m. more
The Amgen Biotech Experience has awarded $100,000 to the University of Rhode Island so that local teachers can give high school students access to hands-on science education. more
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles U.S. could see more automotive technicians from New England Institute of Technology joining its workforce in the coming years, thanks to a new certification program at the nonprofit technical college. Fiat Chrysler … more
Kathie Shields, executive director of Tech Collective, talks about the $7.5 million initiative named Tech Force Rhode Island, designed to address the state’s information technology industry employment and workforce needs. more
A U.S. House Career and Technical Education committee field hearing co-hosted by U.S. Rep James R. Langevin and the German Marshall Fund of the United States featured education and workforce development advocates and business representatives from Rhode Island and Germany discussing ways to strengthen apprenticeship programs. more
Paul Masse Chevrolet in East Providence sent four employees to a weeklong boot camp for Bryant University's new emerging-leader certificate program in early August. Company Vice President Scott Wellington, 48, of Cumberland, says he and CEO … more
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