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As a researcher for the College & University Research Collaborative, Jonathan Harris, an assistant professor of design at Johnson & Wales University, is exploring whether bike paths and mass transit in the state cater to millennials – or should. more
Vittoria Pacifico-DeBenedictis, president of Bay View Academy, was selected as one of the 2015 Three Wise Women by the National Organization of Italian Women. Pacifico-DeBenedictis was born in Avellino, Italy, and she moved to Massachusetts when she was 7. She has had a longstanding career in Catholic education, beginning as a middle school teacher in South Boston. She soon moved from teaching to administration, where she held several leadership roles in Catholic schools around Massachusetts. Pacifico-DeBenedictis is involved with NEASC, serving as a chairperson, commission member and speaker. She holds a master’s degree in school administration from Emmanuel College and she is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she is pursuing her degree in leadership in urban education. Pacifico-DeBenedictis will be honored on Jan. 27, during the organization’s Rhode Island Epiphany Celebration. more
Roger Williams University’s study abroad program is one of the 50 best in America, according to Best College Reviews. more
U.S. Rep James R. Langevin is accepting applications for interns in his Rhode Island and Washington, DC, offices for the spring semester of 2015. more
Nearly 43 percent of Rhode Islanders say the state is moving in the wrong direction, but 54 percent feel that the newly elected leaders will provide stronger leadership, according to a new poll conducted for Bryant University’s Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership. more
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has selected the University of Rhode Island to conduct research designed to make coastline communities more resilient to severe coastal hazards. more
Johnson & Wales University Chancellor John J. Bowen said that former Providence Journal Publisher, President and CEO Howard Sutton has been appointed as executive in residence in resource development. more
In a rare bit of good news for students facing hefty college bills, interest rates on federal student loans are expected to head lower soon. more
Day One, a nonprofit organization that works to address sexual assault as a community concern, will host a training program in sexual violence prevention for Rhode Island colleges and universities from Aug. 12-15. more
Seems difficult to imagine that the home of Rhode Island School of Design would come up short in terms of connecting designers to clients and to one another. more
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