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The University of Massachusetts has created six new startup companies within the past year, the most ever, and the companies range from music software technology to gene therapy. more
The Rhode Island Foundation awarded $125,000 in grants to fund work on shoreline protection and the shellfish industry by the Coastal Resources Center at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography. more
Stonehill College’s decision to downsize is having the desired effect, the Boston Business Journal reported Tuesday. more
A survey by Citizens Financial Group Inc. found that 77 percent of former college students between the ages of 18 and 40 wish they had planned better for paying down their student debt. more
Harvard University, the world’s wealthiest school, is the only one among its peers whose endowment value hasn’t returned to the peak level reached before the financial crisis. more
A ceremonial groundbreaking for the South Street Landing project will be held Monday at noon. more
Roger Williams University has joined the Private College 529 Plan, a pre-paid tuition savings plan that allows participating families to lock in today’s tuition rates for future use. more
The University of Rhode Island Libraries’ information literacy program has been cited for its best practices. more
Keith Brown, a filmmaker and film-production professor at University of Rhode Island, was recently given the Producer’s Circle Award from Flickers: The Rhode Island International Film Festival. The award recognized Brown’s dedication to KidsEye Summer Camp, where is the co-director, as well as one of the first counselors when the program began 18 years ago. At the camp, Brown teaches kids (aged 8-16) various aspects of film production. Brown has also created both documentaries and short films. Brown’s work has been exhibited at the Boston Cinema Census and the Antelope Valley International Film Festival, among others. Brown is also one of the founders of Boston Open Screen, which is an open mic night for filmmakers. He holds a B.A. from the University of Rhode Island and an MFA from Boston University. more
Economic momentum shifted into a higher gear in Rhode Island in August, a possible turning point in the state’s recovery, University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said Monday. more
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