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A Master of Public Health program is now offered at New England Institute of Technology, Douglas H. Sherman, senior vice president and provost, said this week. more
Each summer Lifespan hires approximately 80 socially or economically "at-risk" youths, many of whom end up landing permanent jobs throughout the five-hospital health system. Since the state became involved in the program in 2008, Alexis … more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts announced on Thursday that 139 nonprofit organizations, schools and individuals will share $777,212 through its first round of grant awards for the 2016-2017 season. more
One of Adolf Hitler’s many blunders was to kick smart people out of his country. His hatred of Jews led him to expel a large number of Germany’s most accomplished scientists, many of whom went to the United States. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is partnering with Batoi Systems Pvt. Ltd. in Bhubaneswar, India, and its sister company, BCube Analytics, located at the CIE, to share research and product prototyping capabilities with India’s universities and commercial enterprises. more
In its just concluded fiscal year the Providence Athenaeum raised $243,473 from 582 donors, breaking records as well as surpassing goals for both categories. Their dual goals were $240,000 and 525 donors. more
Johnson & Wales University’s Providence campus is the first institution of higher learning in Rhode Island to implement a campuswide tobacco-free policy, according to a Rhode Island Department of Health statement. On July 1, DOH Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott joined JWU Providence Campus President Mim Runey and the JWU Student Government Association to announce the news. more
Jeffrey Bratberg, a clinical professor of pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island, is a member of the Governor’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force. Bratberg talked recently with Providence Business News about the task force and its progress, as well as the ongoing challenges community pharmacists face regarding opioid dispensing, opioid safety, overdose and addiction. more
Seventy-five incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island’s Adult Correctional Institutions have participated in the inaugural year of College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program, designed to help inmates receive their bachelor’s degree so that once released they will have a smoother transition into society. more
Kristine Frech has been named executive director of Teach for America Rhode Island. She most recently served as vice president of Skyward in Kentucky. She holds a B.A. in sociology and a master's degree in educational administration from Xavier … more
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