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ROGER MANDLE, who plans to leave RISD in 18 months, expects his successor to be as active as he's been in the community. /

Mandle: R.I. must do more to fuel creative economy

Roger Mandle POSITION: President, Rhode Island School of Design BACKGROUND: Before coming to RISD in 1993, Mandle was deputy director of the National Gallery of Art...
PAULINE BELLAVANCE, in the public affairs department at Citizens Bank, goes over work with Michael Muschiano, an intern who is studying political science and communications at Rhode Island College. /

Internships connect students, work

Michael Muschiano got a job at a Citizens Bank supermarket branch when he was a sophomore at Rhode Island College, just as a way...

Diversity brings new workplace rules

"It's a small world after all …" the ethnically costumed dolls chirped to thousands of beaming visitors at the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. Little...
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You shouldn’t underestimate the power of observation

One of the qualities of successful people in all walks of life is keen observation of their surroundings. They notice things about people, human...

After-school programs added in Providence

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Public Library and the Providence After School Alliance have joined forces to offer five new after-school programs for middle-school children...

URI department among most productive in field

KINGSTON VILLAGE – The 2005 Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index has ranked the University of Rhode Island's department of environmental and natural resource economics the...

Math, reading scores improve across R.I., writing scores drop

PROVIDENCE – Elementary and middle school students' test scores in reading and mathematics improved statewide last year, Gov. Donald L. Carcieri announced Jan. 30.In...
Richard C. Holbrooke /

Ex-U.N. ambassador joins Brown institute

Richard C. Holbrooke, who served as the United States' ambassador to the United Nations during the Clinton administration, has accepted a five-year appointment as...

Survey: R.I. gamblers love casinos

Though more Rhode Island residents have been visiting Lincoln Park, fewer have been visiting Newport Grand, and those who visit the slot parlors have...

Central Falls’ schools get a helping hand

After Central Falls High School missed its test score targets for the fifth consecutive year, the No Child Left Behind Act required that the...
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