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On Wednesday the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth launched its facilities and land use master plan as part of its UMassDTransform2020 strategic plan. / COURTESY UMASS DARTMOUTH

UMass Dartmouth launches facilities, land use master plan for 710-acre main...

DARTMOUTH - New nursing and law schools as well as renovations to existing academic, athletic and housing facilities are all included in the University of...
THE PANEL at the inaugural PBN Workforce Development Summit. From left to right, Mark S. Murphy, Lisa Abbott, Damian Ewens, Miellette McFarlane, Tim Hebert, Matthew Reeber and Douglas Sherman. / PBN PHOTO/ PAMELA BHATIA

Inaugural PBN Workforce Development Summit plots talent production

WARWICK – Discussion at the first-ever Providence Business News Workforce Development Summit held Feb. 14 saw roughly 200 attendees listen to and share ideas...
RICK LEMIEUX, certified information technology professional, co-founder and chief revenue officer of itSM Solutions in South Carolina, will be one of the featured panel members at Bryant University’s cybersecurity breakfast discussion on Feb. 23. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Bryant University to host panel discussion on cybersecurity

SMITHFIELD – The Executive Development Center at Bryant University will hold a cybersecurity panel discussion breakfast on Friday, Feb. 23, with three experts offering...
THE CORPORATION OF Brown University approved a $1.1 billion budget for the 2019 fiscal year and agreed to raise tuition by 4 percent. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown approves $1.1B budget, raises tuition by 4%

PROVIDENCE - The Corporation of Brown University approved a $1.1 billion budget for the 2019 fiscal year, according to Brown Sunday.Tuition for the 2018-19...
THE PROVIDENCE-WARWICK-FALL RIVER metropolitan area ranked No. 49 in among the largest 100 metro areas in the nation for the percentage of older millennials, ages 25 to 34, who are college graduates. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL OKONIEWSKI

Report: Providence metro ranks No. 49 for older millennial college graduates

PROVIDENCE – The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked No. 49 among the largest metropolitan areas in the nation for percentage of millennials age 25-34,...
THE DECEMBER 2017 Current Conditions Index measured the state's economy at 75, an 8 percent dip from November 2017. / COURTESY LEONARD LARDARO

December 2017 CCI drops to 75 to end year

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - In his December Current Conditions Index, University of Rhode Island Economist Leonard Lardaro said 2017 had a "fairly strong" economic performance...
"ME TOO" MOVEMENT founder Tarana Burke will speak at Roger Williams University on Feb. 13 as part of the school's yearlong lecture series focused on race, gender and power. / COURTESY RWU

‘Me Too’ movement founder to speak at Roger Williams University

BRISTOL – As part of the school’s yearlong lecture series focused on race, gender and power, “Me Too” movement founder Tarana Burke will speak...
THOMAS OSSMAN is retiring from Providence Country Day School, where he has served as a math teacher and football coach, after nearly 50 years. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL

Five Questions With: Thomas Ossman

Thomas Ossman is the longest-standing tenured faculty member at Providence Country Day School, an independent middle and high school in East Providence. From 1968...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND is offering trainings and one-on-one assistance to help local farmers comply with the regulations set out in the Food Safety and Modernization Act of 2011. / COURTESY URI

URI to help R.I. farmers comply with new food safety regulations

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – In an effort to help local farmers comply with the regulations set out in the Food Safety and Modernization Act of...
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced Wednesday the launch of a new MS in finance at the start of the 2018 all term. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH

UMass Dartmouth augments MS portfolio

DARTMOUTH - Approval of a new master's of science degree in finance was announced by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Wednesday.The program targets individuals...
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