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Some U.S. workers who are deemed ineligible for overtime compensation under what’s known as the “white-collar exemption” would be able to collect extra pay under revised regulations President Barack Obama plans to order tomorrow, according to a White House official. more
Catherine Sama, professor of Italian and film media and head of the Italian section at the University of Rhode Island, recently won a National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship. She plans to create the first fully annotated translation of European painter Rosalba Carriera’s correspondence for a book series dedicated to women writers from the 14th to 18th centuries. more
Leonard R. Bradley Jr. was recently appointed by Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee to the R.I. Code Consistency Council, which is tasked with examining the fire, building, elevator and other related state codes for consistency. The council is expected to present its findings and recommendations to the Senate housing and municipal government committee by March 31. more
Scott N. Marshall, state veterinarian, was named Veterinarian of the Year by the Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association at a ceremony last month. more
The Providence metropolitan area ranked second in the nation in the growth of workers with an advanced degree from 2005 to 2013, with a 5.6 percent increase during that period. more
Erin Kennedy, a nurse in Westerly Hospital’s medical-care unit, was recently recognized for her exemplary performance and dedication to health care at the annual “Celebration of Excellence in Hospital Care” ceremony held by the Hospital Association of Rhode Island at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. more
Andrea Rusnock, a history professor at the University of Rhode Island, recently won an American Council for Learned Societies Fellowship, which helps scholars devote themselves full time to research and writing for scholarly projects. She plans to complete a book on the new history of the smallpox vaccination. more
Laura Dauphinais, a Realtor at Century 21 Gonsalves-Pastore Realty, has been recognized with Rhode Island Housing’s Realtor of the Quarter Award for assisting homebuyers with Rhode Island Housing’s FirstHomes mortgages. This is the third time Dauphinais has been acknowledged for her efforts to connect homebuyers with the Rhode Island Housing Loan Center, which specializes in providing mortgages and key services to homebuyers. more
Private-industry employer costs for employee compensation in New England inched downward in December, dropping 8 cents per hour to an average of $34.40 per hour, but remained the highest in the U.S., according to a quarterly U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report issued Wednesday. more
The University of Rhode Island recently honored professor of microbiology Paul Cohen with a place in the college’s Environment and Life Sciences Hall of Fame, along with a newly established scholarship in his name to support graduate students studying cell and molecular biology. The Paul Cohen Graduate Mentorship Fund will not only help support students with an interest in Cohen’s field, but will also underscore the importance of mentorship in the sciences – an area Cohen has been successfully nurturing throughout his long career at the university. more
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