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Participation rates on advanced placement exams increased by 7 percentage points compared with the previous year, according to the R.I. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. more
Rhode Island FIRST Tech Challenge, sponsored by New England Institute of Technology, is inviting students in grades 7-12 interested in robotics to the kick off of the 2015-2016 robotics season on Sept 12. more
Andrew Bramson has been named the new president and CEO of The College Crusade of Rhode Island, effective July 1, 2016, the organization’s Board of Directors announced Wednesday. more
A decadelong study of water quality in Narragansett Bay by oceanographers from the University of Rhode Island has found that reductions in nitrogen discharged into the bay from sewage treatment plants has resulted in much clearer water and fewer algae blooms. more
Barbara E. Wolfe, associate dean for research and professor at the Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, has been named dean of the University of Rhode Island College of Nursing, following a national search. more
Local IT firms have reported difficulty for years in attracting people they need to grow their companies. A recent summit put on by Tech Collective and Bridge Technical Talent provided more detail … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday touted a new center here designed to train workers in maritime pipefitting, sheet metal and carpentry work. more
PROVIDENCE – Brown University has the best value in Rhode Island, according to SmartAsset, a financial-technology company. The Ivy League school was singled out for its performance in categories that included scholarships provided, … more
Last year, Providence Business News asked University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley how close the university was to being a top-tier research institution. "We're already there in some areas," Dooley said. Dooley, president since … more
John J. Bowen's commitment to Johnson & Wales University has sustained a long haul. In the course of four decades, he has worked to move the school forward, through new offerings and re-positioning. An alumnus himself, Bowen is dedicated to making … more
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