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The New England Institute of Technology will host the ninth annual FIRST Tech Challenge slated for January. more
Nearly 80 fourth- and fifth-graders will receive a $1,000 college scholarship, certificate of achievement and a Read to Succeed scholar medal for their successful completion of the 2014 Read to Succeed Summer Program. more
Starting in the spring, jewelry maker Alex and Ani will join 13 other companies in southern New England offering Roger Williams University School of Law students legal experience as part of a new externship program. more
Dr. Deborah Riebe, professor and chair of the kinesiology dept. at the University of Rhode Island, has been nominated as to act as the senior editor for the 10th edition of the “American College of Sports Medicine’s Guidelines for Exercise and Prescription.” The book is considered an industry standard and it is used as a reference by clinical exercise, public health and other health care professionals for treating both healthy individuals, as well as those with a chronic disease or condition. The handbook is also used as a supplementary textbook and as a resource for professionals preparing for the ACSM exam. She holds a B.S. in physical education from Springfield College, an M.S. in exercise science from the University of Rhode Island and a Ph.D. in exercise physiology from the University of Connecticut. more
Four local business schools in Rhode Island and Massachusetts are among the top schools listed in the Princeton Review’s 2015 “Best 296 Business Schools” book and website. more
BOSTON – Three graduate research students in Rhode Island will receive federal fellowship grants to assist with their environmental research projects. more
State educators are launching development of the next five-year statewide strategic plan by broadly soliciting public input in a survey and recruiting a “design team” that will write the plan. more
1 In February you awarded a ninth round of Collaborative Research STAC grants on climate variability. How do you select the year’s focus? The round of grants that we just awarded is the required … more
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to the GAIA Vaccine Foundation to raise awareness about the prevention of cervical cancer in West Africa. more
The specter of 1937 is weighing on the minds of top Federal Reserve officials as they work on a road map for unwinding their unprecedented economic stimulus. more
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