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(Updated 9:01 a.m.) Brown University retained its 14th place ranking while the University of Rhode Island tied for 159th place among Best National Universities in the 2017 Best Colleges ranking published by U.S. News & World Report Tuesday. more
The Rhode Island economy contracted in the second quarter at an annualized rate of 1.2 percent, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Friday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies at Bryant University and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
Officials will attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday morning to mark the opening of Ascensus College Saving’s new office here at 475 Kilvert St., Building A, Suite 300. more
Two hundred and fifteen college graduates working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields were chosen as the recipients of R.I. Commerce Corp.’s first Wavemaker Fellowships, a tax credit to defray student loan repayment. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Wednesday that the state will put in place a series of initiatives before the end of the year, which will improve the development of skills in a child’s first eight years, including reaching the goal of 75 percent of third graders reading at grade level or higher by 2025. more
Dr. Pablo Rodriguez, CEO of Women's Care and of WELH 88.1 FM, Latino Public Radio, is a community leader and participant in many civic and charitable organizations. He is past chairman of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals in … more
Johnson & Wales University will offer a master of arts in teaching degree as part of its teacher education program this fall. more
Jim Purcell, the commissioner for the R.I. Council on Postsecondary Education, has received an extended contract and an 8.6 percent raise, but the contract was shortened from two years to one. more
In its report, “A Stronger Nation,” the Lumina Foundation found that 43.1 percent of Rhode Islanders had attained higher education degrees in 2014, a 1.7 percent increase since 2008 when degree holders were first counted. more
Michael D. Croft is trying to transform the learning marketplace. The CEO of Volute Technologies Inc., founded last winter, is collaborating with local, national and international universities to develop an interactive learning platform … more
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