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Monday, October 15, 2018

Study: Farmers’ markets may improve eating habits

KINGSTON – Farmers’ markets may help to encourage health eating habits, according to a study released yesterday by the Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program...
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Adult ed is making great strides

An overhaul of Rhode Island’s adult education oversight system in the fall of 2005 has paid big dividends, state officials say, standardizing how students...

Digital path makes progress clearer

Many of Rhode Island’s high school students can carry around the evidence of their accumulated knowledge and accomplishments without fear of muscle strain or...
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18 ways to guarantee that you’ll lose the sale

It happens so frequently, it almost seems as if someone is out there training salespeople to fail. But just in case you have not...
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Take back your office by controlling clutter

Whether in a home or workplace setting, getting your office organized and “under control” is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also makes the environment...
ADELITA S. OREFICE, director of the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, says work force training and adult literacy are some of the biggest challenges facing the Ocean State. /

DLT chief sees partnerships as key<br> to work force development

As director of the R.I. Department of Labor and Training, Lita Orefice oversees a cabinet-level agency with an annual budget of roughly $450 million...
PONAGANSET seniors were the first in the state to complete digital portfolios. The high school's Rebecca Horne, left, and Michael Ferns with fresh, right. /

Ponaganset HS students 1st to complete portfolios

This month, seniors at Ponaganset High School will be the first students in the state to be granted a diploma based, in part, on...
THE GEL in this applicator, CaraGuard, is one of several microbicides that could help protect against HIV. 'We're talking about products that sell for pennies a dose,' says Anna Forbes, deputy director of the Global Campaign for Microbicides. /

R.I. doctors testing gels to fight AIDS

Dr. Kenneth Mayer and his staff at Brown University’s AIDS Program have spent more than two decades working to slow the spread of the...
MICHAEL ROBERTO, an associate professor of management at Bryant University, teaches a marketing course in the MBA program.  /

Duke scandal rekindles ethics debate

In the aftermath of the Enron and other corporate scandals, many business schools put a new emphasis on ethics in their programs. But after...
SAUL KAPLAN, executive director of the R.I. Economic Development Corporation, chats with Dr. Annie De Groot, CEO of Epivax, in front of the state's booth at BIO 2007. /

R.I. courts biotechnology firms <br> at international gathering in Boston

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick grabbed national headlines at the Biotechnology Industry Organization’s international convention in Boston last week with his pledge to invest $1.25...
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