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Dogs have been used for decades to sniff out explosives, but now a University of Rhode Island scientist and his team have come up with another way to detect bombs: sensors. more
(Updated 3:46 p.m.) New England Institute of Technology is ranked 49th – up from 140th – in the U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of 290 of the best 2016 online bachelor’s programs. more
The University of Wisconsin system recently took a landmark step toward weakening the institution of tenure for academic faculty. The new policy, if adopted by the board overseeing the state's universities, would allow tenured professors to be laid … more
The Pulitzer Prize Board has awarded $45,739 to the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities for a program called “What is the 21st Century Essay?” more
Among Rhode Island universities and colleges, only at Roger Williams University are female professors paid more than their male counterparts - and just barely. more
A $1.45 million settlement has been reached between the University of Rhode Island and its insurance carrier with the family of a University of Rhode Island baseball player who died three days after a “strength and conditioning” team workout on the campus in October 2011. more
Sure, the employee can navigate documents in Word, read through files sorted by Excel and create a PowerPoint presentation. But how many can honestly say they know how to analyze data and create effective reports and presentations? … more
The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
Rhode Island School of Design has received a $100,000 grant from health care company Johnson & Johnson to increase the number of women studying Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D). more
(Updated Jan. 19) Stephen Koester, 23, prepared last fall to intern this academic quarter at the Providence office of Woodard & Curran, by using equipment in New England Institute of Technology's updated electrical-engineering lab. The Canada-based … more
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