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Rhode Island School of Design President John Maeda announced in a video message to the RISD community on Wednesday that he will resign at the end of the fall semester to accept a position at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. more
The University of Massachusetts is seeking $519 million in state funding for the new fiscal year that starts July 1, a sum that would trigger a freeze in tuition and fees for the second consecutive year. more
A new study released Wednesday by the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute projects 4.4 percent growth in the state’s population between 2010 and 2030. more
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a University of Rhode Island pharmacy professor a $1.65 million grant to study a new treatment for alcoholism. more
Salve Regina University will use a $1 million gift from the Alletta Morris McBean Charitable Trust to endow its first named academic program in honor of the late preservationist Noreen Stonor Drexel. more
Using a $15 million gift from a prominent alumnus whose father suffered from a stroke and Alzheimer’s disease, the University of Rhode Island is establishing a neuroscience research institute. The George and Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience at URI will be dedicated to research in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative and neurological diseases, URI President David M. Dooley told the Providence Business News. more
More than 90 percent of graduates from the Community College of Rhode Island class of 2012 have found employment, continued their education or pursued a combination of both, according to the school’s most recent Career Placement and Graduate Transfer Report. more
A team of Brown University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers will help NASA develop scientific goals and exploration strategies for the Earth’s and Mars’ moons as part of a new research institute. more
The University of Rhode Island will launch its inaugural “mini-semester” January term this winter at its South Kingstown and Providence campuses, the university announced Tuesday. more
Two Rhode Island biomedical companies featured in a new report by The Science Coalition released Tuesday highlight the role of federal research funding in strengthening innovation, creating new jobs and bolstering the economy. more
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