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PROVIDENCE – “Link House,” artwork by Bo Yoon (Christina) Chang, a senior at Rhode Island School of Design, is one of nine finalists in a new-media art competition sponsored by LG Electronics USA. more
BOSTON – Charles J. Pagnam, who has been serving in top fundraising positions at the University of Massachusetts Foundation and at UMass Medical School, will assume full-time duties at the UMass Foundation. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Deborah Riebe, chairperson of the kinesiology department at the University of Rhode Island, has been named senior editor of the 10th edition of American College of Sports Medicine’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. more
EAST GREENWICH – The New England Institute of Technology and Rockwell Automation Inc., are developing a new automation lab in response to the hiring needs of manufacturers. more
PROVIDENCE – Providence College has hired a new director of major gifts, an assistant dean and director of multicultural student success, and named two new assistant deans of admission. more
G.I. Jobs, a magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has designated seven Rhode Island schools and one in southeastern Massachusetts as “military-friendly schools” for 2015. more
Keith Brown, a filmmaker and film-production professor at University of Rhode Island, was recently given the Producer’s Circle Award from Flickers: The Rhode Island International Film Festival. The award recognized Brown’s dedication to KidsEye Summer Camp, where is the co-director, as well as one of the first counselors when the program began 18 years ago. At the camp, Brown teaches kids (aged 8-16) various aspects of film production. Brown has also created both documentaries and short films. Brown’s work has been exhibited at the Boston Cinema Census and the Antelope Valley International Film Festival, among others. Brown is also one of the founders of Boston Open Screen, which is an open mic night for filmmakers. He holds a B.A. from the University of Rhode Island and an MFA from Boston University. more
In the first installment of this series on manufacturing in Rhode Island, we talked about innovation, growth and new job creation – all byproducts of a healthy manufacturing environment, one which has changed from mass production to mass customization. Today I’ll describe the support infrastructure that has fueled this transformation, and is poised to support continuing growth. more
DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has added four new degrees in health care management, data science and chemistry/biochemistry. more
Dr. Deborah Riebe, professor and chair of the kinesiology dept. at the University of Rhode Island, has been nominated as to act as the senior editor for the 10th edition of the “American College of Sports Medicine’s Guidelines for Exercise and Prescription.” The book is considered an industry standard and it is used as a reference by clinical exercise, public health and other health care professionals for treating both healthy individuals, as well as those with a chronic disease or condition. The handbook is also used as a supplementary textbook and as a resource for professionals preparing for the ACSM exam. She holds a B.S. in physical education from Springfield College, an M.S. in exercise science from the University of Rhode Island and a Ph.D. in exercise physiology from the University of Connecticut. more
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