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SOUTH KINGSTOWN – More than 100 colleagues and former students celebrated the University of Rhode Island’s College of the Environment and Life Sciences induction of professor Paul Cohen into its hall of fame in November. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island School of Design President John Maeda announced in a video message to the RISD community last week 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
NEW BEDFORD – Attorney General Martha Coakley met with South Coast education and community leaders last week to discuss how to help students become “educated consumers” for higher education, specifically as it relates to for-profit schools. more
Rhode Island health and science leaders are heralding a new neuroscience research institute at the University of Rhode Island as a way to further collaborate in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. more
DARTMOUTH – The sixth annual Top Women of Law in Boston sponsored by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly honored Mary Lu Bilek, dean of the University of Massachusetts School of Law at Dartmouth, last month. more
SMITHFIELD – Bryant University has opened a redesigned student center, dedicated this fall as the Michael E. and Karen L. Fisher Student Center. more
Internships can change a student’s life. They are one of the many experiential education opportunities, including study abroad, that offer students new experiences that they didn’t know existed. In addition to being a resume builder, meaningful internships provide a strong foundation to starting a career and preparing a student to enter the workforce. Here at Johnson & Wales University, experiential education enriches our academic programs and provides a clear path to graduation. 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
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
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
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