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PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island can recapture some of its former glory by focusing on seven broad growth areas, according to a report released last week. They are biomedical innovation; information technology/software and data analytics; … more
The South County Hospital Auxiliary is accepting applications for its 2016 scholarship. The scholarship supports continuing education or job training in clinical health care fields among men and women with limited financial or educational opportunities. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded a grant for classroom innovation to third-grade teachers here for a project that involves a student read-a-thon and donations to the local food pantry. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday touted a new center here designed to train workers in maritime pipefitting, sheet metal and carpentry work. more
Parents coo and cheer as kids take their first steps, speak their first words, and eventually gambol through those schoolhouse doors. more
The Ocean State again fell into the “building equality” category in the Human Rights Campaign’s annual index that assesses the status of state legislation affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality across the nation. more
The accountability movement that has focused on K-12 public education is moving into higher education, with greater calls for performance-based funding. In Rhode Island, a year after its introduction, performance-based incentive funding was … more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and the Republic of Iceland recently formed a partnership to advance marine science and marine-related biotech research and commercialization. more
Susan Meschwitz, an assistant professor of chemistry at Salve Regina University, has had peer-reviewed research, which was co-authored by chemistry major Emily Poulin, published recently. Their research, which discovered that a class of organic molecules are proving effective in the battle against drug-resistant bacteria, could interest the members of Olympic sailing, triathlon and rowing teams competing in polluted waters at the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. more
The Community College of Rhode Island has been awarded $781,718 from the U.S. Department of Education to help Rhode Islanders pursue postsecondary education, Rhode Island’s congressional delegation said Tuesday. more
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