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Making it easier to take help from businesses

A little boy was dead from encephalitis, two others had gotten sick, and a fourth had meningitis. There was no apparent connection, but such...

Tapping a world of schoolroom innovation

Schools have to organize and coordinate massive amounts of information – from student records to complicated class schedules – and to do so, many...
BILL FOULKES, the new leader of the Center for Design and Business, wants the center to become a resource for companies worldwide. /

New chief brings global vision<br> to Center for Design and Business

The new Center for Design and Business reflects less of a restructuring by newly hired executive director Bill Foulkes, he says, than a “dramatic...
NOT ONLY will the new music center bring their now-scattered educational programming under one roof, Philharmonic officials say, but the added space could triple enrollment. /

Philharmonic raising $12M for school,

With a new location for all its music education programming, the Rhode Island Philharmonic is hoping to triple the enrollment at its Music School...

CVS to offer internships to 1M urban, rural youth

Aiming to encourage young people to consider careers in pharmacy, CVS Corp. said last week that it will expand an internship program for disadvantaged...

Building a bright future for the old Polish Home

It’s been a long time since the Polish National Home, at 66 Chaffee St. in the heart of Olneyville, was a vibrant social...
OVER THE YEARS, Plan has changed the way it distributes money, but donors still can sponsor a child and send small gifts. /

Global generosity starts here in R.I.

In 1937, in the midst of the Spanish Civil War, British war correspondent John Langdon-Davies found a boy alone in the war-torn city...
THE MS 150 BIKE TOUR, a  Multiple Sclerosis Society fundraiser, now in its 20th year, has been drawing increasing participation from Fidelity employees and their families. /

Charitable events pay off for Fidelity

Fidelity Investments’ participation in the MS 150 Bike Tour for multiple sclerosis has grown since the company began investing in the event eight years...

URI professor takes on elder care issues

Patricia M. Burbank, a University of Rhode Island nursing professor, has won The American Journal of Nursing’s Book of the Year 2006 award in...

Immigration laws aren’t perfect,<br> but compliance is key

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all U.S. employers to verify the employment authorization of every new employee, whether each is...
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