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A biologist and theologian at Providence College has been awarded a major national health grant to support research of a gene linked to several human cancers. more
Salve Regina University is launching a new graduate program in nursing with a family’s $1 million gift, the university announced Thursday. more
Two Rhode Islanders will be honored among more than 50 Global Enterprising Educators and Global Young Entrepreneurs receiving awards at the 2014 Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship Gala. more
Rhode Island should prioritize its school building improvements and finance them with a “pay-as-you-go” approach, instead of borrowing, which costs the state millions of dollars in interest, a new R.I. Senate task force report has found. more
The University of Rhode Island broke ground Wednesday morning on a new LGBTQ Center on Upper College Road scheduled to open next spring. The groundbreaking took place at the site of the old Ruggles House, a vacant URI building at 19 Upper College Road that will be demolished to make way for the $2.1 million, 4,300-square-foot facility. more
Brown University will launch a new Institute for the Study of Environment and Society, adding over the next several years up to 11 faculty who would serve as fellows, school officials said late Monday. more
The R.I. Science & Technology Advisory Council has awarded more than $800,000 in grants to seven teams of researchers for projects on climate change and marine issues, as well as development of communications to bring those issues to the public, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Friday. more
The U.S. Justice Department has reached a settlement agreement with the state of Rhode Island resolving violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and improving career opportunities for approximately 3,250 Rhode Islanders with intellectual and developmental disabilities. more
Salve Regina University has named Scott C. Zeman, a dean at St. Thomas University, as its next provost and vice president for academic affairs. Zeman will start in his new post effective July 1. more
Fewer Rhode Island children are dropping out of high school and more than ever have access to quality health care, but close to 20 percent of the state’s children live at or below the poverty line, according to the 2014 Factbook released Monday by Rhode Island Kids Count. more
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