Nonprofit & Education

Summit highlights U.S. manufacturing strengths

Manufacturing is not dead, nor is it doing as poorly as people tend to think. That seemed to be the theme of Bryant University’s...

Company size is largest variable in gay-union benefits

When gay marriage was legalized in Massachusetts, Cynthia Butler said, there was initially a lot of concern in human resources offices about how this...

Brown research reveals value of 3-D cell cultures

PROVIDENCE – Research conducted by scientists at Brown University shows that nerve cells grown in three-dimensional cultures use 1,766 genes differently compared with nerve...
'WE CANNOT graduate enough students to fill the demands of the industry,' says Prof. Frederick Gould, who was recently honored as the ASC's Outstanding Educator of the Year.  /

Prof raises awareness for construction ed

Frederick Gould, Roger Williams University’s Ahlborg professor of construction management, was honored as ASC Outstanding Educator of the Year at the International Conference of...
RHODES IN THE PAWTUXET: The river that gave the Cranston banquet hall its name surrounds the facility after the April storm. /

R.I. disaster declared for April 15 storm

WASHINGTON – President George W. Bush has declared that a major disaster exists in Rhode Island in the wake of the April 15 to...

4th Frontiers of Health Care conference<br> to focus on uses, perils of...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University will host a free one-day conference entitled “The Promise and Policy Implications of Personalized Medicine,” focusing on the use of...
RICHARD SCHLOESSER will oversee U.S. operations at the  Japanese-owned Toray Plastics (America), a subsidiary of Toray Industries. /

Toray names first American executive VP

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Toray Plastics (America) Inc., a subsidiary of Japan-based Toray Industries, has promoted 17-year company veteran Richard Schloesser to the position...

Amgen honors 8 teachers from R.I., Mass.

PROVIDENCE – The four Rhode Island and four Massachusetts recipients of the 2007 Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence were honored at a ceremony...
LESLIE TAITO, CEO of RIMES, says collaborating with the RIEDC will help strengthen manufacturing in the state /

RIMES to move into RIEDC’s offices

For 11 years, the Rhode Island Manufacturing Extension Service – better known as RIMES – has helped the state’s manufacturers improve efficiency, revamp their...

Lacker: Fed shouldn’t rely on labor market<br> to control inflation

NEW YORK – Relying on a slowing economy to stem price increases would be a mistake, Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank...
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