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Five Questions With: Phil Ward

With senior population growth, or the “silver tsunami,” many baby boomers will hit retirement age at the same time. In the United States, manufacturers...

Five Questions With: Julian L. Alssid

Julian L. Alssid is vice president of workforce partnerships at the Community College of Rhode Island. Prior to joining CCRI, Alssid was chief workforce...
ON A MISSION: Minnie Luong, head of kimchi producer Chi Kitchen in Pawtucket, said it’s her mission to educate people about the unique Korean dish made from salted and seasoned fermented vegetables.
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Food entrepreneur finds future by connecting with the past

Minnie Luong, head of Chi Kitchen in Pawtucket, came to the United States as a small child, in dramatic fashion.“I was born on a...

Textiles are still vital to R.I. economy

On Feb. 11, the Ocean State showed the textile industry a little love, holding its first Academic & Textile Industry Networking Fair.Included in its...

RITIN partners with URI to host first textile and academic networking...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – More than 200 people attended the first annual Academic & Textile Industry Networking Fair on Feb. 11 at the University of...

Polaris MEP to host safety workshop for manufacturers Feb. 21

PROVIDENCE – Polaris MEP will host the lunch-and-learn workshop, “Top Things to Consider When Implementing a Safety Program,” on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to...
UNLOCKING CREATIVITY: Michael A. Roberto, director of Bryant University’s Center for Program Innovation, will talk about his new book, “Unlocking Creativity: How to Solve Any Problem and Make the Best Decisions by Shifting Creative Mindsets,” during the Business Value Forum on Feb. 20 at Bryant University in Smithfield.
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Editor’s Choice: Roberto to speak at Bryant Business Value Forum series

EDITOR’S CHOICE Roberto to speak at Bryant Business Value Forum series MICHAEL A. ROBERTO, director of Bryant University’s Center for Program Innovation, will discuss...

Five Questions With: Mary Johnson

The manufacturing worker shortage is prompting some companies to encourage almost-retirees to stay at work at bit longer, with offers of flexible schedules, job-sharing,...
OPIOID SEMINAR: A seminar on identifying risk factors and how to respond to an opioid overdose within the workplace will be held at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce in Lincoln on Jan. 29. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DHIRAJ SINGH

Editor’s Choice: NRI Chamber to hold seminar on opioid crisis

EDITOR’S CHOICE NRI Chamber hosts opioid seminar THE NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND Chamber of Commerce will hold a seminar on identifying risk factors and how...

Expert panel looks at DFARS compliance

PROVIDENCE – An expert panel on Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement compliance, moderated by Chris Lanen of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, is set for...
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