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At the 21st annual New England Fine Furnishings Show held recently, two Rhode Island-based designers took home “Best in Show” awards for their work, according to a release sent Tuesday by KL Communications and Rockler Woodworking and Hardware. more
The Henry Luce Foundation, the largest private source of funding for women studying science, mathematics and engineering, has chosen Providence College to receive its Clare Booth Luce Program grant, which will provide tuition and paid research experiences to eight undergraduate female students, according to a statement by the school on Wednesday. more
During the last academic year, 5,409 international students in Rhode Island contributed $217.5 million to the state economy and supported 2,368 jobs, according to a report recently released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. more
A $27 million gift to Brown University from The Warren Alpert Foundation will allow the university to expand its M.D./Ph.D. program for physician-scientists by more than tripling funding for it, and endow a professorship in the Brown Institute for Translational Science. more
Rhode Island’s Current Conditions Index remained unchanged at 75 in September compared with August, said Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
An exit poll conducted by Roger Williams University students found Rhode Island voters on Tuesday were most concerned about the economy, climate change and national security among a selection of national issues. more
Rhode Island is one of the worst states for student loan affordability, according to a study released this week by Student Loan Hero, a website that helps users manage their student loans. more
Rhode Islanders working to recover from trauma get a boost in the form of $382,000 in federal grants for mental health services. more
Roger Williams University junior and founder of secondary ticket purchasing website CourtsideBroker.com, Amanda Calderon, is one of nine students selected as 2016 Changemaker Fellows. more
Two middle school students each received college scholarships of $10,000 on Friday, thanks to the new PawSox Scholars program created by the Pawtucket Red Sox and the PawSox/Skeffington Charitable Foundation. more
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