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Convincing businesses and homeowners to look at the long-term perspective, not just the immediate cost of investment, is one of many challenges communities and governments face as the impact of climate change becomes an increasingly pressing issue, economist Howard Kunreuther told environmental experts, area residents and a group of international journalists Friday at the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting. more
Susan McTiernan, a scholar, educator and administrator, will become dean of Roger Williams University’s business school, effective July 31. more
The University of Massachusetts on Monday announced $865,000 in grants under the President’s Science and Technology Initiatives Fund to support seven faculty research projects ranging from climatology and wind energy to health care and laser technology. more
For the second consecutive year, trustees at the University of Massachusetts on Wednesday authorized a freeze in 2014-15 tuition and fees for in-state undergraduate students, affirming the earlier decision of the board’s finance committee. more
USA Today has named Bryant University’s business school among the best in the country, based on rankings compiled by higher-education informational website College Factual. more
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration has awarded a $2.5 million grant for advanced manufacturing initiatives to the Community College of Rhode Island. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has tapped Michael Goodman, an expert on the Massachusetts economy, to lead the school’s Center for Policy Analysis. An economic sociologist, Goodman will succeed Clyde W. Barrow as director effective July 1. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has raised $1.5 million for the expansion of the Charlton College of Business, securing an additional $3 million donation from the Charlton Trust for the $15 million project. more
The Providence College Corporation has offered a third five-year term to Providence College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley, beginning July 1, 2015. Shanley’s current term is set to expire on June 30, 2015. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth returned $9 to the state economy for every $1 invested by the state in 2013, according to a new study by the UMass Donahue Institute. more
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