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NEWPORT - Jane C. Ebbs, a native of Newport who died in December, has left $1 million in bequests collectively to the Redwood Library and Athenaeum in Newport and the University of Rhode Island in South Kingstown. more
Rhode Island School of Design’s interim provost, Pradeep Sharma, has been promoted to provost. more
Mountains of student debt, flattening wages, and a tough job market have made many people question whether ever-pricey college degrees still lead to good jobs. The answer is yes: Job opportunities for college-educated workers have never been greater, according to a new report. more
The impact of major snowstorms in Rhode Island in February distorted but did not completely disrupt economic momentum here, according to Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island. more
The IYRS School of Technology & Trades is embarking on a new branding campaign, “Extreme Assembly Required.” more
The Herbert Pell and Claiborne Pell Medal for U.S. History will be awarded to one student at each high school and college in the state who has excelled in the study of U.S. history, according to a news release from the Pell Center at Salve Regina University. more
Professors at Brown University make the most in Rhode Island, while those at the New England Institute of Technology make the least, according to a 2013 salary study by the Chronicle of Higher Education. But on average, male professors made 19.4 percent more in compensation than their female Ocean State colleagues. more
Three of the country’s 50 most amazing college museums are in Rhode Island – Brown University’s Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, the Rhode Island School of Design museum and the U.S. Naval War College museum. more
Blake Mitkoff, a culinary arts and food service management major from the Charlotte, N.C., campus, came in first place at Johnson & Wales University’s fourth annual “SharkFest” student entrepreneurship competition last week for “ChefBook,” an online service for customers who need chefs for private or temporary on-site work. more
Only one of every 17 cents coming from state car registration fees and gas taxes actually goes toward maintenance of Rhode Island’s bridges, a Roger Williams University scholar has found. more
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