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Moody’s Investors Service reported in June that massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, may have a “credit positive” effect on credit ratings for universities that offer them, according to Wired Campus blogger Sara Grossman, who writes for the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College is ranked one of the top schools in the state for best return on financial investment by The College Database, a website that provides college- and career-related information. more
PROVIDENCE – Large gaps in college access and completion exist between low-income and high-income Rhode Island students, according to information shared at a Kids Count policy forum held June 20. more
They’re not yet an endangered species, but their steadily diminishing presence has some real estate analysts worried: First-time buyers are missing in action in housing markets across the country. more
The usual scrutiny aimed at alterations to historic campus buildings gets turned up a notch when they’re part of a premier art college with the word design in its name. more
The escalating international concern about climate change puts the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography square in the middle of the discussion. Bruce Corliss was named dean of the school after an international search and was heralded as having just the right combination of an outstanding record in research and education in oceanography, as well as highly regarded management experience in academia. Corliss began as GSO’s dean in September 2012 and discusses what he’s discovered so far and his vision for the future. more
Scientists and students from the University of Rhode Island and Roger Williams University are documenting seaweed species statewide to track changes in biodiversity, an interest spurred by the rising numbers of invasive seaweed species found on the Rhode Island coast every year. more
The University of Rhode Island raised a record number of scholarship funds and gathered thousands of pounds of charitable clothing and food donations at its 10th annual Rhody the Ram Yard Sale. more
A bill that would force Bryant University to pay Smithfield for its use of the town’s police, rescue and fire services in the absence of a deal with the town passed the General … more
As part of a project to develop and expand its school of engineering, Brown University will add six new faculty members to the school in the coming fall, Brown announced Monday. more
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