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Over the past few years 21 states have adopted laws allowing medical use of marijuana, including Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Seven more states are considering such legislation. Those changes to the once-taboo drug’s legal status have sparked concerns among parents and physicians that the new laws could lead to an increase in the number of teens using it. more
PROVIDENCE – A biology professor at Rhode Island College has received a $22,736 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop strategies to stem the disappearance of honeybees in Rhode Island. more
PROVIDENCE – A new bus-tour series hosted by the Urban Studies Program at Brown University aims to reveal the city through the eyes of Brown professors. more
PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University in mid-October unveiled a redesign of Wildcat Willie, the school mascot, at its campus here, according to the school website. more
NORTH DARTMOUTH – Valquiria Ribeiro, a graduate of the University of Massachusetts School of Law, has received the 2014 Adams Pro Bono Publico Award by the Supreme Judicial Court’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services. more
SMITHFIELD – Bryant University is offering a new graduate-certificate program in business analytics. more
PROVIDENCE – In a 29-5 vote, the Senate has approved a bill that would amend the method by which the state assessment program would be implemented in public schools, requiring that no state assessment be used to determine a student’s ability to graduate from high school prior to the Class of 2017. more
Building advanced nursing education centers for the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College was always going to be expensive. more
DARTMOUTH – Elena Glatman has been named the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s director of research administration. more
PROVIDENCE – Museums at Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design have each won $500,000 grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a new major academic partnership. more
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