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The Highlander Institute spent two years researching an idea for an education-innovation cluster that would develop links between Rhode Island educators, nonprofits, education-technology companies and university researchers. "It was … more
May is graduation season. No offense to the high schools and colleges that said goodbye to their students, but for graduates of one particular and very small program, the stakes are a lot higher than which beach to spend the next few months at. … more
Kenneth Burke has been named assistant director of capital projects for the University of Rhode Island. He served as general manager of the Rhode Island Water Resources Board since 2009. He holds a B.S. in civil engineering and a master's degree in … more
George Nickolopoulos has been named relationship manager at the University of Rhode Island Business Engagement Center. He is the former director at Nautilus Defense. He holds a B.A. in classical and ancient studies from Earlham College. more
Anthony Wheeler has been appointed associate dean of the College of Business at Bryant University. He holds a master's and Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology from the University of Oklahoma and a B.A. in psychology from the University of … more
A native of Venezuela, Oscar Mejias immigrated to the United States in 2003. Only four years later, during the buildup to the Great Recession, Mejias had laid the foundation for HITEP, which stands for Hispanic Technology & Education … more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell 1 percentage point year over year in April to 5.3 percent, a level not seen since August 2007, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training announced in its monthly report Thursday afternoon. more
The Ocean State’s economy is picking up steam, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Monday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
While studying comparative literature at Brown University in the late 1970s, Deborah Schimberg didn't envision founding a company that makes chewing gum from sustainable ingredients. "I didn't have a vision of what I was going to do after … more
Elsa Duré never imagined she would be CEO of a nonprofit before the age of 30. But she doesn't even mention her position at the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies as one of her greatest accomplishments. What she does mention is the success of … more
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