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Starting Feb. 1, two University of Rhode Island graduates who received master’s degrees in marine affairs will spend a year working on ocean and coastal policy issues in Washington, D.C. more
The student center now under construction at New England Institute of Technology is intended to provide services for students commuting to campus, as well as those who will be living in its first residence hall, due to be completed in July 2017. The … more
The millennial generation is a tough nut to crack, but 34 University of Rhode Island marketing students have taken on the challenge of broadening car-manufacturer Acura's popularity among 21- to 35-year-olds. Using the generation's … more
A Master of Public Health program is now offered at New England Institute of Technology, Douglas H. Sherman, senior vice president and provost, said this week. more
In the first two years of his presidency, George W. Bush delivered commencement addresses at Yale, Notre Dame and Ohio State universities. more
Three University of Rhode Island engineering programs have temporarily relocated to space leased at Schneider Electric’s offices while construction of a new engineering building is underway at the university. more
A $476,854 federal Educational Talent Search grant for the Community College of Rhode Island was announced this week by U.S. Sens. Jack F. Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Reps. James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline. more
PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island School of Design students led by professor Michael Lye have designed a full-scale, wearable model of a NASA space suit, WLNE-TV ABC 6 reported Dec. 5.  The suit weighs about 50 pounds and is made to be fully … more
Rhode Island is rich in economic history. Samuel Slater, dubbed "father of the American Industrial Revolution" by Andrew Jackson, erected his first mill in Pawtucket. A hundred years later the robber barons transformed the oceanside city of Newport … more
The Labor Department recently announced that the U.S. economy had enjoyed a record 76 consecutive months with job gains. Yet at the same time, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reports that 5.6 million jobs remain unfilled because of a pernicious "skills … more
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