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ALL OF THE 94,000 individuals employed by Tampa-based Bloomin' Brands Inc. - owner of Outback Steakhouse - are eligible for discounted tuition at Johnson & Wales University to pursue continuing education opportunities. / COURTESY JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY

Discounted JWU courses offered to Bloomin’ Brands employees

PROVIDENCE - Johnson & Wales University is adding to its portfolio of employer education partners.In a late August release, the Providence-based school announced it...
DOCTORATE OF PHARMACY students from the University of Rhode Island will now be eligible to enroll in Johnson & Wales University's physician assistant master's degree studies program and, upon graduation, receive a dual degree from both schools. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND/NORA LEWIS

JWU physician assistant program accessible to URI pharma students

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Students at the University of Rhode Island will now be able to enroll in Johnson & Wales University's physician assistant master's...
THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION has awarded $999,999 to fund a Roger Williams University project that will provide scholarships and training to low-income students pursuing STEM studies and careers. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

NSF grants RWU $1M for STEM scholarships and training

BRISTOL – Four Roger Williams University professors were awarded a $999,999 grant from the National Science Foundation to offer scholarships and provide training to...

BankRI grant supports local students’ business ideas

PROVIDENCE – At the close of the 2017-18 school year, four Highlander Charter School students shared in a total of $2,000 worth of Shark...

Five Questions With: Charlene Tuttle

In a surprise announcement hosted by the R.I. Department of Education in May, Charlene Tuttle was named the 2019 Rhode Island Teacher of the...

Li named inaugural Paramaz Avedisian endowed chair at URI

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island assistant professor Deyu Li was named the first recipient of the Paramaz Avedisian endowed chair in medical...

Salve Regina University Pell Center announces fall schedule

NEWPORT – Seven events were announced by Salve Regina University’s Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy in early August for the school’s...

Admit what you don’t know

Research in science, medicine or economics is most valuable when it is unbiased, with researchers honestly reporting the limitations of their results. It’s a...
SOUND CHOICE: New Bedford Symphony Orchestra Director of Marketing Conee Sousa, left, and Communications Coordinator Patricia Burke accept the 2018 APEX Award from the SouthCoast Chamber of Commerce.
 / COURTESY NEW BEDFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

New Bedford orchestra honored

NEW BEDFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA was recently presented with the 2018 APEX Award for Nonprofit of the Year by the SouthCoast Chamber of Commerce. Award...

Report: R.I. has third-highest bonded liabilities per capita

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the third-highest total bonded liabilities per capita in the nation, according to an Aug. 28 report from the American...
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