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Higher Education
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Career entrepreneur Danny Warshay, a 1987 Brown University graduate,is leading the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship for his alma mater. more
Respondents in a poll commissioned by Bryant University generally favored the bond requests that will be considered by voters in the Nov. 8 general election, with two-thirds or more saying they would approve state borrowing directed to veterans’ housing and environmental improvements. more
Rhode Island ranked fifth highest in the nation for its average student debt of $32,920, according to a report released Tuesday by the Project on Student Debt at The Institute for College Access & Success. more
A new educational program in honor of Roger Williams, funded by Letitia and John Carter through the Rhode Island Foundation, will give students and teachers access to a trove of information on Rhode Island’s founding father, and also award up to $240,000 a year in college scholarships, according to an announcement made Tuesday by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
With state employment growing faster than the national level and the unemployment rate the lowest it’s been since “the ‘dot com’ boom at the turn of the century,” the Massachusetts economy is performing well, according to the Editorial Board of MassBenchmarks, the journal of the Massachusetts economy published by the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. more
The University of Rhode Island’s Academic Health Collaborative and the R.I. Department of Health’s Academic Center have formed a new partnership to build healthier communities and to strengthen the state’s public health workforce. more
College financial aid counselors are supposed to be students’ primary resource to help figure out how to pay for school—determining how much they’ll need to borrow, the types of loans best suited for them, and sources of cash. But a recent survey suggests that most young Americans saddled with student debt aren’t getting that level of care. more
In Rhode Island, Democrat Hillary Clinton has a 20-point advantage over Republican Donald Trump in the presidential election, according to an Emerson College poll released Thursday. more
Rhode Island College will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for its new School of Nursing wing at the John E. Fogarty Life Science Building on Oct. 7. 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
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