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Higher Education
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Colleges and universities rely on endowments to fund programs such as scholarships and professorships, but many investments felt an uncomfortable squeeze during the Great Recession – and Rhode Island was not exempt. Endowments, according … more
Eighty-seven students from Bryant University’s Bryant Zhuhai campus in China have embarked on a weeklong visit to the United States as part of the Sophomore International Experience program, the school said Aug. 3. more
Notwithstanding the popularity of positron emission tomography scans, they are not effective in discovering cervical cancer in lymph nodes, according to research recently published by a team of oncologists, including one physician from Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. more
Dr. Lynn Taylor is on a mission to eradicate hepatitis C in Rhode Island. more
The assistant vice principal of enrollment services at Rhode Island School of Design, Anthony Gallonio has worked in higher education for more than 20 years. After his daughter was diagnosed with cancer in 2010, he and his wife, Michelle La Riviere, founded the National GRACE Foundation, an organization that helps young cancer survivors and their families navigate the college application process. As executive director, Gallonio hosts college admission and financial aid nights across the country to educate families on the realities of college enrollment. more
Rhode Island is among the top 20 states to live in, according to 24/7 Wall St., a financial news and opinion company. more
Danielle Goudreau, a University of Rhode Island graduate student in engineering, won first place from the American Society of Civil Engineers for her research paper on the New Bedford hurricane barrier and how it will not protect the Massachusetts coast from rising sea levels and hurricane surges. more
Rhode Island is on the wrong end of the list of the best and worst states for student debt. more
Through a three-year, $144,500 Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the New Bedford Whaling Museum will augment its New Bedford High School apprenticeship program. more
Suffolk University’s board of trustees has fired Margaret McKenna, president of the university for a year. more
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