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A senior from Jamestown is using the power of social media to improve the student experience at the University of Rhode Island. more
Proposals soon will be requested from industry, academic and research partners to develop a new Innovation Campus, according to the R.I. Commerce Corp. more
Rhode Island institutions of higher education reigned supreme in this year’s list of top Fulbright scholarship recipients. more
Ronald K. Machtley is president of Bryant University, which recently received a $2.5 million challenge grant from The Warren Alpert Foundation for the university’s School of Health Sciences. more
The New England Institute of Technology established a College of Graduate and Professional Studies under the direction of Douglas H. Sherman, NEIT senior vice president and provost, according to an announcement made Friday. more
Through a three-year, $144,500 Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the New Bedford Whaling Museum will augment its New Bedford High School apprenticeship program. more
PROVIDENCE – While Brown University has the largest endowment fund among colleges in southern New England, Rhode Island College was the only local institution that didn't post a decline in 2015-16, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Feb. 13. Brown's … more
PROVIDENCE – The Corporation of Brown University announced on Feb. 13 it has authorized the commencement of the selection process for an architect to design a new campus performing arts center. A vote on Feb. 11 by the corporation's … more
Rhode Island is rich in economic history. Samuel Slater, dubbed "father of the American Industrial Revolution" by Andrew Jackson, erected his first mill in Pawtucket. A hundred years later the robber barons transformed the oceanside city of Newport … more
The Labor Department recently announced that the U.S. economy had enjoyed a record 76 consecutive months with job gains. Yet at the same time, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reports that 5.6 million jobs remain unfilled because of a pernicious "skills … more
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