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Named University of Rhode Island’s first dean of the College of Health Sciences, Gary Liguori was most recently an educator, researcher and department head at the University of Tennessee. As dean of the college, Liguori will serve as a member of the executive committee of URI’s Academic Health Collaborative, where he will work with faculty across disciplines to build robust and forward-looking educational and research programs relevant to the evolving roles of health and health care in the 21st century. He spoke with Providence Business News about his role as dean and the new college’s plans to expand its research, training and education capabilities. more
The Rhode Island School of Design is renovating two floors of its space in the historic Hay Building, a project that will allow it to move several administrative departments into the Dyer Street location. more
House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello took to Twitter on Friday to publicly chastise Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, an unusual step for a politician who rarely tweets. more
The Rhode Islanders I know are doers — successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates and passionate educators. more
In the first two years of his presidency, George W. Bush delivered commencement addresses at Yale, Notre Dame and Ohio State universities. more
The New England Institute of Technology announced it is now offering a fully online master of public health program, which is targeted to working professionals who need flexibility to complete courses around their work schedules and want to access the round-the-clock technical support via phone, email or chat. more
A new digital forensics lab opened recently at Salve Regina University, providing more hands-on training for future cybersecurity and digital forensics professionals. more
As I sat in the chamber of the House of Representatives listening to Gov. Gina Raimondo deliver her State of the State address, I was particularly pleased to hear her proposal for the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship initiative. more
New England Institute of Technology will hold its “Tech Nite” Open House on Feb. 7, from 3 to 7 p.m. more
Shakhnoza Kayumova, an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth and a researcher at its Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education, has been awarded a $778,770 National Science Foundation grant to address the need for English language learners to study science. more
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