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(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
(Updated 10:18 a.m. and 2:05 p.m.) A six-month research effort on Rhode Island’s economy delved into the Ocean State’s past as an industrial leader, its struggles during the Great Recession and its need to innovate to move forward again. more
August “arrived with a bang for Rhode Island,” according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Zero people support Lincoln D. Chafee for president, according to a new poll released by Monmouth University this week. more
There's a rock and a hard place that many private colleges find themselves between these days; to cope with poorly performing endowments and rising costs, they've had to hike tuition in a time when private higher education is already teetering on … more
The R.I. Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner is developing an online data warehouse for the state’s three public institutions of higher education that it hopes to launch next summer. more
Johnson & Wales University’s Ray McCue, an assistant professor, has been named best culinary educator in the Northeast. more
Christina H. Paxson became Brown University's 19th president in July 2012. She led development of the 10-year university strategic plan, "Building on Distinction," completed in late 2013. Paxson continues to focus her own research on the … more
When Emma Beade was a senior at Rhode Island School of Design, she became invested in the idea of getting her school to divest from fossil-fuel-producing companies so it could do its part to save the planet. The student-organized Divest … more
Participation rates on advanced placement exams increased by 7 percentage points compared with the previous year, according to the R.I. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. more
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