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PROVIDENCE – Ugandan playwright George Seremba has been named recipient of Brown University’s 2013-14 International Writers Project Fellowship. more
The University of Rhode Island’s Institute for Immunology and Informatics, also known as iCubed, does not rely on the university to finance its faculty salaries, and none of its faculty are tenured, meaning that expansion of any individual investigator’s program is entirely dependent on whether they publish and win grants, said director Dr. Anne S. De Groot. Faculty members who win grants get more space and equipment and control their own funding. more
Providence is bringing an end to indefinite property-tax breaks for large development projects. more
News that Johnson & Wales University was not bidding to retain its contract to operate the Rhode Island Small Business Development Center was not shocking. After all, it was when the SBDC contract with Bryant University ended that JWU took over the joint venture with the U.S. Small Business Administration in 2006. more
A young man clutched his sketch book and introduced himself as Eric He, even though his resume announces him as Zhong-Xiou He. more
For the second year in a row, tuition at Roger Williams University will remain at $29,976, not including fees, room or board. Undergraduates who enroll in the 2014-15 academic year with that rate and remain continuously enrolled will also be charged that fixed amount for four years at the Bristol university. more
The skills gap is an often-told Rhode Island story – jobs open and a shortage of trained workers to fill them, most glaringly in technology. more
Katharine Hazard Flynn has worked for the business community – specifically, the finance industry on Wall Street – and with the business community, through the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation. Now, in her new role as executive director of the University of Rhode Island’s Business Engagement Center, she is working for the university as well as for and with business and industry, seeking to connect employers with opportunities that “engage” URI’s resources, faculty and student body for mutual benefit. more
The University of Rhode Island is one of the bidders proposing to host the Rhode Island Small Business Development Center when the contract for its current space at Johnson & Wales University expires on Dec. 31. more
Chad Jenkins, an associate professor of computer science at Brown University, waited a few extra years to take his first sabbatical, but made sure when he did take time off, he made it count. more
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