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Genesis Center seeks nominees for immigrant awards

PROVIDENCE – The Genesis Center, a provider of literacy and job training, today announced it is seeking nominees for a new immigrant awards program.The...
ROGER MANDLE, who plans to leave RISD in 18 months, expects his successor to be as active as he's been in the community. /

Mandle: R.I. must do more to fuel creative economy

Roger Mandle POSITION: President, Rhode Island School of Design BACKGROUND: Before coming to RISD in 1993, Mandle was deputy director of the National Gallery of Art...

<i>The best technology for startups</i>

Dear Dan: We're in the early stages of startup and beginning to shop for tech. We'll need basic hardware and software, plus other technology....
GARY GOLDBERG, CEO of CleanBrands LLC, shows off the new packaging and motto for his company's CleanRest mattress and pillow covers, which block even the tiniest allergens. Goldberg's goal is to lead that segment of the market. /

A better way to help you sleep <br> <i>Textile industry veteran creates...

CleanBrands LLC OWNERS: Gary Goldberg, CEO, and Northbridge Equity Partners Type of business: Developer and distributor of allergen-blocking pillow and mattress encasements LOCATION: 400 Massasoit Ave.,...

‘Rentometer’ creates a buzz:<br> <i>Providence techie’s Web tool draws major media attention</i>

A Web service designed to instantly provide the average rent for any size apartment in any real estate market in the country has garnered...
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You shouldn’t underestimate the power of observation

One of the qualities of successful people in all walks of life is keen observation of their surroundings. They notice things about people, human...

Nominees sought for Pell Awards in the arts

The Trinity Repertory Company and the Rhode Island Pell Awards Selection Committee are inviting the public to nominate outstanding local artists for the 2007...

JWU’s Exchange City awarded $100,000 grant

PROVIDENCE – Exchange City, an interactive educational and entrepreneurial project for middle and high school students housed on the campus of Johnson & Wales...
"DIGICATION provides educators with the ability to manage and control their online learning communities, big and small," says CEO and RISD faculty member Jeffrey Yan.  /

Digication adds tool to educational software suite

PROVIDENCE – Educational software company Digication Inc. this week unveiled its Digication Admin Tool, designed to help schools manage the company’s Web-based learning, collaboration...

Fidelity takes top honors in 2007<br> Encore Arts & Business Awards

PROVIDENCE – The Arts & Business Council of Rhode Island has announced the slate of honorees for its 17th Annual Encore Arts & Business...
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