Johnson & Wales en Medical Education Adapts To New Needs In RI <p><a href=""><strong>Rhode Island College </strong></a>announced a new graduate certificate program in nursing care management today. In a statement, the college explained what nurse care managers do and why they decided to offer this program now:</p><blockquote><p>"Nurse care managers provide patient assessment, treatment planning, health care facilitation and advocacy within all health care settings, including private practices and hospitals.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:02:32 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 32090 at Medical Education Adapts To New Needs In RI Hot City: Crime on Smith Hill’s Oakland Avenue <p>With the rising temperatures comes a spike in crime across the capital city. In a series we’re calling Hot City: Crime in Providence we’re taking a look at summer crime by focusing the month of July. Last year the area encompassing Smith Hill, Elmhurst and the North End saw the highest number of crimes. Rhode Island Public Radio’s Catherine Welch visits a street in that area where a dozen crimes happened in one month.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:33:07 +0000 Catherine Welch 19088 at Hot City: Crime on Smith Hill’s Oakland Avenue Johnson and Wales University Remembers Boston <p>There has been an outpouring of support for the City of Boston in the past week, today Johnson and Wales held a rally to commemorate the Boston Marathon Bombings.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The quad at Johnson and Wales University was filled with students milling around, coming and going from classes, and remembering the events of the Boston Marathon, which happened just one week ago.</p><p>The rally “Johnson and Wales Stands With Boston”, was entirely student-run and organized.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 21:03:50 +0000 John Bender 13986 at Johnson and Wales University Remembers Boston Move Over Stuffie, Here Comes "Rhode Island Calamari" <p>If Rep. Joseph McNamara gets his way, calamari will become the official state appetizer. The stuffie shouldn’t take this personally.</p><p>If McNamara’s bill becomes law, then Rhode Island calamari would be listed as the official state appetizer on the state’s website and in promotional material. And the way McNamara sees it that could land the phrase, “Rhode Island calamari” on restaurant menus across the country, giving the state’s biggest catch a little buzz marketing. As for the quahog and the stuffie, McNamara says it’s not personal.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 21:37:15 +0000 Catherine Welch 11150 at Economic Brain Storming Sessions in RI <p>A prominent economic thinker is coming to Rhode Island Tuesday for a series of brainstorming sessions.<br><br>Bruce Katz is the founding director of a program at the Brookings Institution meant to help cities improve their health and prosperity. He was invited to come to Rhode Island by state Treasurer Gina Raimondo.<br><br>Most of the brainstorming sessions featuring Katz are closed to the media. One of the sessions is open to reporters. It’s being hosted by the Rhode Island Foundation at Johnson &amp; Wales Culinary Museum in Providence.<br> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 13:28:57 +0000 Ian Donnis 10959 at