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Education
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Any parent can tell you that if you don’t keep a child interested, they quickly become disengaged, no matter the activity. more
Seventeen University of Rhode Island students recently analyzed the Providence harbor to recommend ways to make it more resilient to severe weather and sea-level rise, including building a 2,000-foot-long, 25-foot-tall barrier. more
The E. Richard Durfee Scholarship Fund raised more than $20,000 during its first annual fundraiser. Proceeds from the event will provide scholarships to Narragansett High School students pursuing higher education in math or science fields. more
Rachel Smith, a graduate student at the University of Rhode Island, credits her academic adviser with reminding her about a relatively new school mantra she used to help her finish her undergraduate degree and keep loans she’ll eventually have to repay to a minimum. more
CRANSTON – Rhode Island’s congressional delegation last month announced a $200,000 federal grant for the Rhode Island Parent Information Network. more
(Editor’s note: This two-part package is part of a planned series of stories on statewide ballot questions voters will consider.) more
Randall Rosenbaum, executive director for the R.I. State Council on the Arts, says a $35 million “creative and culture economy bond” request voters will be asked to approve on Election Day will more than pay for itself in new jobs and general economic and cultural stimulation. more
Teaching physics at Providence College is Stephen Mecca’s vocation. Teaching citizens in Africa how to bring the microflush valve he developed for toilets to scale globally for the poor through micro-franchising is his passion. more
DARTMOUTH – Gerard M. Koot, emeritus chancellor professor of history at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has received $164,550 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to direct a summer seminar focused on the development of an economy in northwestern Europe. more
PROVIDENCE – Twelve Brown University students helped curate the Guantánamo Public Memory Project, an international traveling exhibition featured downtown from Sept. 2-26. more
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