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TEAM-BUILDING exercises such as this one help Leadership Rhode Island participants develop their interpersonal skills. /

Off-site training programs<br> bring diverse groups together

Training your employees to make them the best of the best in your industry, and being able to retain them, involves more than occasional...
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Historic inns lure businesses with personal touch

Large chain hotels long have dominated the corporate meetings market, offering convenience and versatile spaces to accommodate a wide range of needs. But smaller...

Is your company ready to ‘swirl and sip’?

My favorite episodes of “The Office,” NBC’s so-real-it’s-scary sitcom, always involve the party planning committee. This austere group is headed by Angela, who –...

Brown pledges $10M endowment,<br> fellows for public schools

PROVIDENCE – Inspired in part by a report from its Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice, Brown University has pledged to create a $10...

Washington Trust to collect peanut butter

The Washington Trust Co. will hold its seventh annual “PB Xpress,” a bank-wide drive to collect jars of peanut butter for the Rhode Island...
WINNING PLAYWRIGHTS, from left, back row, Nicholas R. Beaudoin, Jonathan Esteban, Boris Colindres and Claudia De La Hoz; front, Michael Martins and Samantha Acampora. /

Theater to let teens stage their own plays

All Children’s Theatre, a nonprofit theater company, has chosen four plays by local teens to be produced with a professional director and shown in...

Vision for school produces local hero

Twenty-three years ago, Dan Corley, along with his college roommate, Bob Hahn, founded Community Preparatory School in South Providence with a vision of what...
THE CENTRAL FALLS school district, among others, might have to join the state health insurance plan if the measure passes.  /

Bill would make schools<br> join state insurance plan

STATE HOUSE – A bill introduced in the General Assembly by Rep. Jan P. Malik (D-Dist. 67, Warren, Barrington), would require school districts to...

GRRL Tech career expo set for March 9

The Tech Collective next week will present its sixth annual "GRRL Tech" Girls Reaching Remarkable Levels Interactive Career Expo.The event is slated for...
Prof. Chi-Wang Shu /

Brown math prof wins national honors

PHILADELPHIA – Brown University’s Chi-Wang Shu, a professor in the division of applied mathematics, has been awarded the 2007 SIAM/ACM Prize in Computational Science...
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