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East Greenwich High School is the lone Rhode Island representative on Newsweek’s list of the Top 500 public high schools in the nation for 2016, coming in at No. 259. The news organization ranked schools on a combination of factors, including college readiness, graduation rate and how many students were college bound. more
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) More than 70 percent of Rhode Island’s jobs require a post-secondary degree, a qualification less than half of adult Rhode Islanders have, but Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has put forward a new initiative to help close that gap. more
(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
Thanks to efforts of Rocky Hill School’s Interact Club and the New England Institute of Technology’s Rotaract Club, amputee children in need will receive 3-D printed prosthetic hands. more
Sixty youth literacy kits and no-sew fleece blankets were donated by employees of BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance Agency through the United Way of Rhode Island as part of the companies’ workplace giving campaign. more
The New England Institute of Technology established a College of Graduate and Professional Studies under the direction of Douglas H. Sherman, NEIT senior vice president and provost, according to an announcement made Friday. more
Split across two campuses, one in Providence and one in South Kingstown, the University of Rhode Island’s newly renamed Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies will be launched at a March 22 event. 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
Danny Warshay is shaping Brown University's strategy on entrepreneurship. The 1987 Brown graduate is the founding executive director of the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship at the school. He has taught entrepreneurship at … more
Medley Genomics, which provides smart software solutions for optimizing effective individualized therapy for cancer patients, recently won the inaugural MassChallenge Bridge to Rhode Island Bootcamp, in which Rhode Island-based startups competed for a chance to participate in the MassChallenge accelerator. more
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