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On the heels of a healthy August, September’s economic momentum in Rhode Island fared almost as well, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. 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
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
1 What has been the most interesting thing you've learned about CCRI? Our students … are often the first in their family to attend college, and their grit and determination are incredibly inspiring. Every day, the example they set about … 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
In 2015, a total of 42 Rhode Island students took the Advanced Placement exam in computer science. Of that pool, only 26 achieved a score high enough to qualify for college credit. The same year, fewer than 1 percent of Rhode Island public … more
Eighth-grade science teacher Jane Ramos has used the Jason Learning educational program for the past eight years. For her, it's been a tool to engage students who wouldn't otherwise be interested in science. "One of the most wonderful … more
Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Cox Communications Scholarship program. more
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