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SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Scientists from the University of Rhode Island and the state office of The Nature Conservancy have developed a series of tools that identify sites in the state that are likely to contain the greatest biodiversity in the next century. more
DARTMOUTH – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth senior nursing student Anna-Rae LeClaire received the outstanding-student award at the annual meeting of the BACCHUS Network, a national nonprofit organization that promotes student leadership on healthy and safe lifestyle decisions. more
CENTRAL FALLS – Rhode Island leaders joined Segue Institute for Learning scholars, staff, parents, and board members in mid-December as the charter school was named 2013-2014 Whole Child Recognition School. more
Project Turn Grease Into Fuel has had such success building a local following that the teens involved plan to branch out across New England. more
Eight previously unemployed Rhode Islanders with information technology experience now have full-time jobs in the state as a result of a 14-week program that oiled some rusty skills and added up-to-date technology training requested by employers. more
Known best for its culinary-arts program, Johnson & Wales University offers degrees in the arts and sciences, business, education, nutrition, hospitality and technology. Not typically considered a school for athletes, the university in fact has 22 varsity athletic sports at the Providence campus. Three programs debuted in 2013 –- women’s field hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse – while women’s hockey was added as a club sport this year. This past year, the university also completed construction of the school’s first athletic fields. more
Public education in Rhode Island is strongest in school spending and standards that ensure accountability, but weakest in K-12 student achievement, according to the 2014 edition of Education Week’s Quality Counts report. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council will host a public forum on higher education featuring review panels of educators, analysts and policymakers both from within Rhode Island and representing national organizations. more
Construction has begun on a 2.7-megawatt solar field comprising 9,000 solar panels at an unused parcel of land across from Stonehill College’s main campus. more
Seven of the 30 young artists and designers recognized on the annual Forbes 30 Under 30 list announced Monday are alumni of the Rhode Island School of Design. more
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