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Karl Aspelund, assistant professor of design at the University of Rhode Island, was recently awarded a $15,000 grant from URI’s Council for Research to begin background research for a project on space apparel – namely how space communities will recycle and use clothing. His interest in the subject was sparked following a National Public Radio report about the 100 Year Starship Initiative, a program aimed at inspiring space travel by 2112. more
The Rhode Island Job Corps education and training center is currently accepting students for a U.S. Department of Labor program that provides young adults ages 16 to 24 with various education and training in order to help them to find and keep a job. more
Ravi Pendse, currently vice president for information technology and chief information officer at Wichita State University, has been named Brown University’s vice president for computing and information services and chief information officer, Brown said Thursday. more
Bryant University President Ronald K. Machtley will meet in coming weeks with the town of Smithfield to negotiate an agreement that would address a new law concerning payment for public safety services, while simultaneously reviewing options that include legal action. more
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant to the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, enabling the school to serve as the center of a national network for the Climate Change Education Partnership Alliance. more
The student information system Infinite Campus has been selected, along with Custom Computer Specialists Inc., as a partnering vendor for the R.I. Department of Education. more
The Rhode Island School of Design and University of Massachusetts Dartmouth ranked first and 17th respectively in Animation Career Review’s Top 20 Animation and Game Design Schools on the East Coast. more
An organization for international high school students has purchased the former Tockwotton Home building in the city’s Fox Point neighborhood for $2 million, Tockwotton announced Friday. more
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has chosen five Providence-area students to take part in the 2013 Student Leaders program, which awards high school juniors and seniors from around the country with paid eight-week summer internships at local nonprofits. more
On a modified lobster boat docked at the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay campus, aquaculture professor Terry Bradley is getting ready for a fishing trip to catch some yellowfin tuna. more
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