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Stanford University’s decision this week to end investments in coal companies may bolster student- led campaigns to stop climate change that have spread to hundreds of U.S. college campuses. more
Princeton University paid four of its endowment managers a combined $9.2 million in 2013, a 46 percent increase from a year earlier and four times the increase Harvard University paid its top investors. more
On the heels of lawmakers’ postponement of use of the NECAP standardized testing as a graduation requirement, Rhode Island’s education commissioner has told school superintendents the NECAP will not be administered in the fall in math or reading in any grade. more
A professional association in cybersecurity should be established to standardize training for a growing but still limited cybersecurity workforce, according to a new study by The Pell Center at Salve Regina University. more
Rhode Island ranked among the states with the largest share of foreign language speakers last year at 21 percent, according to a new report by the nonprofit Center for Immigration Studies. more
Closed since last summer for a comprehensive inventory of about half of its collections, the Culinary Arts Museum reopens Tuesday at the Harborside campus of Johnson and Wales University featuring a new teaching lab and exhibit. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth aims to gain recognition as a top national research university as part of its strategic plan, UMassDTransform 2020. more
Otilia Ferreira, the daughter of a Portuguese American radio and newspaper pioneer, has gifted the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with a $500,000 bequest. The gift will be used … more
The Committee on City Property tentatively approved the sale of an 8.5-acre parcel to Rhode Island College for $250,000, but the property first needs to go out to bid, according to the City Clerk’s office. more
Rhode Island, along with Maine and Massachusetts, will participate in redesigns of college-level student financial aid programs through a project offered by the New England Board of Higher Education. more
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