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Steady improvement in manufacturing productivity could signal economic progress in 2014, advocates say, but investment in training is what’s needed most to propel the industry forward. more
The University of Michigan’s Board of Regents named Mark S. Schlissel, a biomedical researcher and provost of Brown University, as president as the school tries to raise a record $4 billion. more
Bryant University freshmen are participating in a four-day entrepreneurship program aimed at encouraging connecting with mentors as they try to solve real-world problems and innovate. more
Fluency in Spanish is in demand in Rhode Island’s health care sector, though training and additional pay are limited, even among some of the state’s top employers in the industry. more
BOSTON – Attorney General Martha Coakley’s office held two hearings this month to gather public testimony regarding proposed regulations that enhance consumer protections governing the for-profit and occupational school industry. more
Brown University has made a new commitment to provide at least one funded internship or research opportunity to any student who receives need-based financial aid, President Christina Paxson said Thursday. more
Roger Williams University School of Law will lower its annual tuition by $7,608, or 18 percent, for the 2014-15 academic year. more
Eight previously unemployed Rhode Islanders with information technology experience now have full-time jobs in the state as a result of a 14-week program that oiled some rusty skills and added up-to-date technology training requested by employers. more
Known best for its culinary-arts program, Johnson & Wales University offers degrees in the arts and sciences, business, education, nutrition, hospitality and technology. Not typically considered a school for athletes, the university in fact has 22 varsity athletic sports at the Providence campus. Three programs debuted in 2013 –- women’s field hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse – while women’s hockey was added as a club sport this year. This past year, the university also completed construction of the school’s first athletic fields. more
CENTRAL FALLS – Rhode Island leaders joined Segue Institute for Learning scholars, staff, parents, and board members in mid-December as the charter school was named 2013-2014 Whole Child Recognition School. more
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