Updated November 27 at 6:26pm
Higher Education
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University of Rhode Island electrical engineering professor Haibo He is part of a team that has been awarded a $282,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop robots that could help direct people to emergency exits in the case of an emergency. more
August “arrived with a bang for Rhode Island,” according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Rhode Island’s economy continued to expand at a slow, but steady, rate in the second quarter, according to the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator briefing released Wednesday by the Center for Global and Regional Economic Studies and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council. more
(Updated 3:21 p.m.) A new poll shows that the majority of Rhode Islanders think the state spends too little on road and bridge maintenance and that they also want the Pawtucket Red Sox to remain in Rhode Island, but they do not want to be taxed on either initiative. more
Brown University is ranked 99th among the world’s top 500 universities, according to a list released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. more
The John A. Lema Jr. Charitable Trust donated $100,000 to Rhode Island College’s Lema-Fernandes Portuguese Study Abroad Fund on Sunday. more
A University of Rhode Island biologist received a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant to study the genetics of three groups of parasites and single-celled organisms to help scientists build a tree of life of Earth’s living organisms. more
The inauguration for Rhode Island School of Design President Rosanne Somerson will be held Oct. 9 at 2 p.m. at Roger Williams National Memorial, 282 North Main St. more
Brown University posted a 5.7 percent gain on endowment investments in the year that ended June 30. more
(Updated 2:18 p.m.) A groundbreaking will be held Friday for a 64,000-square-foot multi-level academic building, the Arthur and Patricia Ryan Center for Business Studies, at Providence College. more
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