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Saturday, November 17, 2018
TOMAS ALBERTO AVILA leads a Primer Paso class last September at the R.I. Small Business Development Center at Johnson & Wales University. He has been honored for his outstanding contributions with the 2007 ASBDC Rhode Island State Star.  /

Avila honored for bringing SBDC services to Latinos

DENVER – Tomas Alberto Avila, of the R.I. Small Business Development Center at Johnson & Wales University, has been honored by the Association...

New plate creates nest egg for eco-education

PAWTUCKET – A new environmental education license plate was unveiled this afternoon by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and Save The Bay in...

North Providence teacher wins national honors

NORTH PROVIDENCE – In a surprise ceremony this morning, Janine Napolitano, chair of the English department at North Providence High School, was honored with...

Students get real-world education

Kim Ahern is a second-year law student, but she didn’t expect to get this type of hands-on education so early in her legal career.Ahern...
AUSTIN BECKER, left, Jennifer McCann and Pam Rubinoff are all helping organize the Sea Grant Science Symposium. /

URI symposium tackles key waterfront challenges

During John Bullard’s time as mayor of New Bedford from 1986 to 1992, a developer proposed building a Sheraton Hotel on the State Pier....
FIRST-YEAR RESIDENTS Amanda Dumas, Amy Akins, Corinna Schultz, and Craig Woda, along with colleague Jessica Baker, are learning about the community they serve. /

Residents learn firsthand about their patients’ lives

They work up to 80 hours per week, shadowing doctors, helping out in the wards and treating patients in the walk-in clinic. They are...

A bounty of Italian fabric to inspire RISD students

If the Italian Trade Commission’s goal is to promote trade between Italy and other countries, what better way to do so than to expose...
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Passion is needed for success

Every now and then, a column generates so much feedback that the feedback itself becomes column fodder. A few weeks ago, I wrote about...

‘Mature workers’ seen as neglected

Human resources executive Brandon Melton doesn’t want to know his employees’ ages, or their health issues, either. It’s his way of protecting himself and...

Making women a priority

Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP recently decided it was time to place greater focus on women’s advancement, both within the firm and within the...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am