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More than $1.6 million in federal funding has been awarded to the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program to help protect coastal and marine resources. more
Stefanie Tellex, an assistant professor in the computer science department at Brown University, talked with Providence Business News about the work she does in the Humans to Robots lab, its recent Rethink Robotics Video Challenge win, which gave it its third Baxter robot, and the lab’s “million object challenge” involving Baxter robots. more
Brown University on Monday put forth a plan to create a more diverse and inclusive academic community that is responsive to issues of discrimination, inequality and structural racism. more
Stephen Sheinkopf, an assistant professor (research) of psychiatry and pediatrics at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, has been awarded a $496,000 grant for his work on autism-spectrum disorders. more
The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center are recruiting high school students to form a new robotics team to compete in the First Robotics Competition in January. more
Brown University offers the best value in Rhode Island, followed by Bryant University. The University of Rhode Island is ranked third, but first among public schools. more
Roger Williams University’s School of Law is introducing a new master’s degree in law for non-lawyers, citing a national trend in which working professionals are seeking legal expertise without having to acquire a full degree. more
E. Paul Larrat, a respected professor, epidemiologist, and health policy and health economics analyst, has been named dean of the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy. He speaks with Providence Business News about initiatives at the college. more
Richard Beaupre, founder and CEO of Lincoln-based ChemArt and a University of Rhode Island alumnus, has pledged $2.5 million for construction of URI’s new chemical and forensic sciences building. more
High-income workers may benefit more than low-income workers when taking advantage of the recently enacted temporary caregiver insurance program in Rhode Island, a new study has found. more
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