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PROVIDENCE – Two Rhode Island School of Design students led by professor Michael Lye have designed a full-scale, wearable model of a NASA space suit, WLNE-TV ABC 6 reported Dec. 5.  The suit weighs about 50 pounds and is made to be fully … more
Being overweight doesn’t just impact one’s physical health; according to research from a University of Rhode Island professor, societal discrimination against individuals carrying extra pounds creates chronic stress for them. more
WARWICK – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo joined faculty, staff and students of New England Institute of Technology's Shipbuilding/Marine and Advanced Manufacturing Institute Oct. 12 to celebrate with 150 students who have completed a 300-hour machinist … more
BRISTOL – Roger Williams University has the best college food in Rhode Island, according to USA Today College's "Best College Food" list, released Oct. 17. USA Today College said the university's Dining Commons was rated the best dining … more
A $100,000 gift made by the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for Adult Autism, the nation’s first nonprofit exclusively geared to understanding adult autism, to Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies will establish The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Adult Autism Theater and Performing Arts Fund. more
Many working professionals are expected to understand legal standards and concepts, but lack a formal legal education. After identifying this as a need, Roger Williams University School of Law created a master's degree program that allows … more
WORCESTER – The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees approved a 5.8 percent tuition increase that would raise tuition by an average of $756 this year for in-state undergraduate students to help close an $85 million shortfall. The … more
A report published by the Institute for Research on Higher Education at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education ranked Rhode Island as the 48th least affordable state to attend college, the university announced Wednesday. more
When Christina H. Paxson, an Ivy League educated economist, was contemplating applying for the presidency of Brown University, did she see herself wading into the tough playpen of real estate development in Rhode Island, and even joining the … more
The ideal of a university aloft in an ivory tower, unruffled by the noise and dirt of commerce, if it every truly existed, is dead and unmourned in Rhode Island, most particularly at Bryant University. Ronald K. Machtley, Bryant's president … more
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