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An agreement has been reached between Commonwealth Ventures LLC and the Heritage Harbor Museum Corporation to allow redevelopment of the South Street Power Station into an academic and nursing-school complex to go forward. more
A biologist and theologian at Providence College has been awarded a major national health grant to support research of a gene linked to several human cancers. more
Salve Regina University is launching a new graduate program in nursing with a family’s $1 million gift, the university announced Thursday. more
Geoffrey Lanez of East Providence has been named 2014 American Culinary Federation Northeast Region Student Chef of the Year and will compete for a national title in July. more
The University of Rhode Island broke ground Wednesday morning on a new LGBTQ Center on Upper College Road scheduled to open next spring. The groundbreaking took place at the site of the old Ruggles House, a vacant URI building at 19 Upper College Road that will be demolished to make way for the $2.1 million, 4,300-square-foot facility. more
Brown University will launch a new Institute for the Study of Environment and Society, adding over the next several years up to 11 faculty who would serve as fellows, school officials said late Monday. more
The R.I. Science & Technology Advisory Council has awarded more than $800,000 in grants to seven teams of researchers for projects on climate change and marine issues, as well as development of communications to bring those issues to the public, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Friday. more
Salve Regina University has named Scott C. Zeman, a dean at St. Thomas University, as its next provost and vice president for academic affairs. Zeman will start in his new post effective July 1. more
The Bryant University College of Business ranked No. 49 in Bloomberg Businessweek’s undergraduate business school rankings released Friday, moving up 14 places from No. 63 in last year’s list to crack the top 50 for 2014. more
Nearly halfway through fiscal year 2014, National Institutes of Health grants to Rhode Island institutions are well short of the pace set in the previous year, according to figures on the NIH’s website. more
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