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Education
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Peter Finch, a seventh-grade student from the Harrisville section of Burrillville, has been named a finalist in the 2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, supported locally by Cox Communications. more
When the University of Rhode Island mathematics department held its first Calc-Bowl in 2007, two high school teams competed against 12 college teams. The recently concluded 10th Calc-Bowl saw 75 students on 16 teams from Rhode Island high … more
Graduate students in the Administration of Justice and Homeland Security program at Salve Regina University will be able to pursue a concentration in digital forensics or a certificate of graduate studies in this field of cyber criminology starting this fall. 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
Louise R. Dinsmore knows how to raise money. From working on former U.S. Rep. Ronald K. Machtley's congressional campaign in the early '90s, to fundraising for educational facilities at The University of Rhode Island and now running a … 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
Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Cox Communications Scholarship program. more
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER John Sweeney, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Providence College, grew up in the small town of Bozrah, Conn. The sixth of seven children, he was raised by caring parents and a strong … more
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