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The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island said it will provide legal representation to two Warwick media outlets if they are sued for writing about a report that details how school administrators handled accusations of sexual misconduct made against a Gorton Junior High School science teacher. more
Robotics teams from Dartmouth and the Foster Glocester school district were recognized during the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition Competition Rhode Island District Event on March 25 and 26. more
The University of Rhode Island hosted more than 550 female high students and 63 educators from 33 high school and career and technical centers recently as part of the 15th annual GGRL Tech Interactive Technology Expo to raise awareness about STEM careers in science, technology, engineering and math. more
Alan Usas, director of Brown University’s executive master in cybersecurity program, discusses the new program with Providence Business News. The intensive 16-month program is for individuals who want to advance their careers in cybersecurity; it is taught by leaders from Brown’s Department of Computer Science and Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, and by practitioners who are driving advances in cybersecurity. more
Among Rhode Island universities and colleges, only at Roger Williams University are female professors paid more than their male counterparts - and just barely. more
Brown University President Christina H. Paxson arrived in Beijing on Sunday as part of a weeklong visit to explore opportunities for collaboration and to create awareness of the Ivy League university’s commitment to addressing pressing world challenges through integrative scholarship. more
Pomegranates and other so-called “superfoods” are known by scientists to have positive effects on the brain by improving functions such as memory and cognition. But a team of University of Rhode Island researchers has discovered it may not be the “superfoods” themselves that have positive effects, but rather the way these foodstuffs interact with the body’s microflora during gut microbial metabolism that could lead to breakthroughs in protecting against Alzheimer’s. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is promoting the availability of $1.5 million in scholarships, with the first deadlines cropping up April 8. more
WOONSOCKET – A Senate bill would restore Mount St. Charles Academy's tax-exempt status, but city officials are pushing back. Councilman Garrett Mancieri is asking fellow council members to pass a formal resolution to block the measure, … more
In one room at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Massachusetts, a large table is shared by a half-dozen people, plugged into laptops and oblivious to passing visitors. In a connecting hallway, overstuffed couches attract workers who would rather … more
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