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The Rhode Island ACE Mentor Program, which encourages students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering or construction, recently awarded scholarships to five Rhode Island high school students. more
It’s a parent’s nightmare: shelling out big money for college, then seeing the graduate unable to land a job that requires high-level skills. This situation may be growing more common, unfortunately, because the demand for cognitive skills associated with higher education, after rising sharply until 2000, has since been in decline. more
The story of a silent-film studio founded nearly 100 years ago in Providence might have been lost to time if not for the efforts of a recent Rhode Island College graduate. more
BOSTON – A $675,000 verdict against a former Boston University student who illegally downloaded and shared songs on the Internet has been upheld, according to The Associated Press. more
PROVIDENCE – The University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College and Brown University are pursuing a joint mixed-use redevelopment of the former South Street Power Station that would include an advanced nursing school, administrative offices, classrooms and student apartments, Brown announced last week. more
One of Lynsey Colgan’s current goals is to “find a curriculum for the new kindergarten program.” more
We’re all familiar with how order-taking goes on both sides of the restaurant table. In Newport, chefs and restaurateurs are giving the orders and local farmers are taking them. It is the next step in the “farm-to-table” process that has become an integral part of many successful restaurant operations. more
When traditional pillars of the Rhode Island economy faltered in recent decades, education remained a reliable driver of investment and high-paying jobs. more
The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is towed from Senesco Marine in North Kingstown to Newport June 21 for hauling and painting at the Newport Shipyard. The uncompleted tall ship, named after naval war hero Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, will be dockside at the shipyard for a fundraising event July 5 and at Fort Adams on July 6 and July 7 for public visits. When completed in 2014, the nonprofit educational vessel will have a capacity for 36 students on overnight trips and 85 for day sails. more
Measured in volume, economic-development proposals dominated Rhode Island’s 2013 legislative session. more
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