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Many working professionals are expected to understand legal standards and concepts, but lack a formal legal education. After identifying this as a need, Roger Williams University School of Law created a master's degree program that allows … more
Brown University's School of Public Health and the R.I. Department of Health have formalized longstanding research collaborations with an agreement that, among other things, will allow students to transition into the public-health workforce with … more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in October, representing a 0.1 percentage point decline from both the prior month and October 2015, according to a release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
A new $6 million federal grant has been awarded to the R.I. Governor’s Workforce Board to help train between 700 and 1,000 local workers in advanced manufacturing and information technology-related skills to fill vacancies primarily in the defense industry. more
The happiest workers are not in Rhode Island. more
The fewest Americans since 1973 filed for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that the U.S. labor market is getting tighter. more
During the last academic year, 5,409 international students in Rhode Island contributed $217.5 million to the state economy and supported 2,368 jobs, according to a report recently released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. more
Rhode Island again ranks near the bottom in Forbes’ 11th annual list of the best and worst states for business. more
It’s the beginning of the end for major job cuts at U.S. banks, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., a firm that advises many of them on workplace reductions. more
An exit poll conducted by Roger Williams University students found Rhode Island voters on Tuesday were most concerned about the economy, climate change and national security among a selection of national issues. more
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