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Steve Jobs once commented, "If today were the last day of your life, would you want to do what you are about to do today?" These are words to live by as Jobs, both literally and figuratively, certainly knew the tender balance between … more
Academy-award winning actress Geena Davis will serve as one of three keynote speakers at the 20th annual Bryant University Women’s Summit on March 17, according to a release by the school Wednesday. more
Bryant University, Brown University and Providence College give students the most earning potential after attending, according to the U.S Department of Education’s latest College Scorecard. more
Morgan Grefe can trace her interest in museums back to the hours upon hours spent after school listening to the stories of her great-grandmother, a woman born in 1890. Grefe went on to receive her bachelor's degree from the University of … more
Five years ago, Pleasant View Elementary School in Providence ranked as one of the lowest-performing schools in the state. Only 17 percent of the school's third-grade students were considered proficient in math. But visit Pleasant View … more
It may not be regionally appropriate to say, "Mammas, don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys," but it's not far off, even halfway across the continent. The most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on the median hourly wages … more
With a goal of training students in both medicine and health care policy, Brown University is launching a four-year dual-degree program. Students who complete it will earn both a doctorate of medicine and a master of public affairs degree. more
Hope & Main and the Rhode Island chapter of the American Culinary Federation will host a three-course lobster boil fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 25, with proceeds going to scholarships for high schoolers looking to enter the culinary industry and business and technical assistance for Hope & Main members. more
(Updated, 11:45 a.m., Sept. 21) Startup Weekend Education, a weekend-long crash course in entrepreneurship, is coming to Providence on Friday to take aspiring business owners from idea to startup in 54 hours. more
As the CEO and co-founder of the Lady Project, an economic development nonprofit providing women a forum in which to meet and collaborate, Sierra Barter helps women network on a national scale. She talks about opening the initiative’s 12th chapter, in Tampa, Fla. more
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