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Brown University’s University Hall has made it on to a list that highlights the “hidden history” behind some of the oldest college buildings in America, compiled by Hometalk, a home and garden website. more
The search for a new president for the University of Massachusetts system launched Friday with the creation of a search committee by the board of trustees. more
Convincing businesses and homeowners to look at the long-term perspective, not just the immediate cost of investment, is one of many challenges communities and governments face as the impact of climate change becomes an increasingly pressing issue, economist Howard Kunreuther told environmental experts, area residents and a group of international journalists Friday at the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting. more
Many of Rhode Island’s school districts receiving the highest level of funding per student are among the districts with the lowest return on investment, according to an analysis of 7,000 districts nationwide by the Center for American Progress. more
Classical High School senior Joseph Zurier placed second in the 2014 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, a national research competition for high school students. more
Fitch Ratings has upgraded the ratings on the City of Pawtucket’s outstanding general obligation bonds to BBB+ from BBB-, and revised the rating outlook to stable from from positive. more
Serve Rhode Island and the Pawtucket School District have won a $219,680 federal grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency for service and volunteering that administers AmeriCorps, to boost graduation rates and help Pawtucket students connect with opportunities after graduation. more
The Herbert Pell and Claiborne Pell Medal for U.S. History will be awarded to one student at each high school and college in the state who has excelled in the study of U.S. history, according to a news release from the Pell Center at Salve Regina University. more
Four National Science Foundation grants have been awarded to University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professor Honggang Wang for wireless monitoring of premature infants, and other health initiatives. more
The R.I. Department of Education on Wednesday announced a partnership with The Learning Accelerator to make Rhode Island the nation’s first “fully blended-learning” state, combining traditional teaching methods with personalized, online elements geared toward improving student engagement and achievement. more
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