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A biomedical engineering professor at the University of Rhode Island has received a $6 million National Science Foundation grant for research to show how the nervous system functions in health and disease. more
Participation rates on advanced placement exams increased by 7 percentage points compared with the previous year, according to the R.I. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. more
At its Wednesday meeting the Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education unanimously approved College Unbound’s proposal to turn its nonprofit higher education program for underserved adults into a degree-granting program. more
Skills typically taught through the humanities and liberal arts are vital for the job hunt in Rhode Island, a new study undertaken by participants in the Collaborative suggests. more
The Marine Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program, a free seven-week program where individuals gain entry-level skills needed to work in local industry, has announced its expansion to include training in the skill sets needed by R.I. composites companies. more
Why did you select your profession? I love the intersection of teaching, treating patients, research and public health. I try to make sure that any work I do positively impacts the community. What's the best career advice you've … more
Rhode Island ranks 31st in the nation for overall child well-being, and last among New England states, according to the 26th annual 2015 Kids Count data book released Tuesday. more
Wheaton College is the only local college to make the Chronicle of Higher Education’s eighth annual Great Colleges To Work For list. more
The University of Massachusetts earned a record 65 U.S. patents in fiscal 2015, keeping the five-campus UMass system in the top ranks of research universities nationwide. more
Michael Magee has joined Chiefs for Change, a nationwide nonprofit focused on local education, as its first CEO. more
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