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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
Research has established that trauma has the potential to affect children long after they reach adulthood. Helping young adults with these experiences, which could include witnessing violent crime, enduring domestic violence, sexual assault … more
1 As the city's new director of administration, what are your responsibilities? The position … has primary responsibility for all day-to-day operations of the city, to include public works, parks and recreation and information technology. … more
State and University of Rhode Island officials launched a public campaign Wednesday to encourage voters to approve $45.5 million in bonds to improve engineering education and facilities, and establish a university-affiliated innovation center. more
A $480,000 initiative was announced Thursday by the Rhode Island Foundation, in partnership with state and local education officials, aimed at closing the achievement gap for English as a Second Language learners, according to a release by the organization. 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
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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