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No longer considered a luxury but a necessity, high-speed Internet is being made more affordable for Rhode Islanders with low to moderate incomes through a program promoted by two communications companies. more
She could have been a lawyer or entered government service or journalism. But two years in a middle school classroom convinced Heather Tow-Yick that she would focus on a career in education. more
Jack Grant, a Bryant University senior, recently researched whether or not to invest in Microsoft for the university's Archway Investment Fund. He found the tech giant wanting. Grant, 21, of Rocky Hill, Conn., an accounting major, has … more
The recent Rhode Island Manufacturing Week trumpeted an industry that last year added 700 jobs – the first job growth in seven years. That's great news, though it could be even better if local manufacturers could lure more prospective … more
Why don’t more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: “In the early 1980s, American men with at least four years of college education earned about 40 percent more on average than those whose education ended with high school. more
Karim B. Boughida has been appointed dean of University Libraries at the University of Rhode Island. He joins URI from George Washington University, where he served as the associate university librarian for digital initiatives. more
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. last week launched a series of lesson plans for teachers to help teach children about managing money. more
A new permanent endowment for biological oceanography research at the University of Rhode Island has been funded with a $255,000 bequest from the late professor emeritus Theodore A. Napora. more
Juanita Sanchez High School students participated in hands-on activities through the Amgen Biotechnology Experience at the University of Rhode Island’s Providence Biotechnology Center last week. more
When Zoe Schwartz entered high school she was intimidated by technology classes because she believed they were just for boys. But as a sophomore she joined anyway and with a little guidance from one of her teachers, Schwartz – along with … more
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