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Xinyuan “Shawn” Chen, assistant professor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy, is developing a nicotine vaccine to block the drug’s entry into a smoker’s brain. more
Dogs have been used for decades to sniff out explosives, but now a University of Rhode Island scientist and his team have come up with another way to detect bombs: sensors. more
Barbara E. Wolfe has been named dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Rhode Island. She previously served as associate dean for research and professor at the Cornell School of Nursing at Boston College, and has also held faculty … more
(Updated 3:46 p.m.) New England Institute of Technology is ranked 49th – up from 140th – in the U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of 290 of the best 2016 online bachelor’s programs. more
The Pulitzer Prize Board has awarded $45,739 to the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities for a program called “What is the 21st Century Essay?” more
Among Rhode Island universities and colleges, only at Roger Williams University are female professors paid more than their male counterparts - and just barely. more
Richard Staples Jr. was appointed to serve as interim director of HousingWorks RI at Roger Williams University. For nearly 13 years, Staples served as a community development and lending specialist with mortgage loan company Fannie Mae. Staples has … more
Sure, the employee can navigate documents in Word, read through files sorted by Excel and create a PowerPoint presentation. But how many can honestly say they know how to analyze data and create effective reports and presentations? … more
The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
Gurnet Consulting recently won an excellence in project management award from Ocean State Project Management Institute for its involvement with the Wireless Classroom Initiative. more
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