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For the Rhode Island School of the Future, instilling values like persistence and teamwork in students through robotics competitions is more important than contest-winning technology tricks. more
Known best for its culinary-arts program, Johnson & Wales University offers degrees in the arts and sciences, business, education, nutrition, hospitality and technology. Not typically considered a school for athletes, the university in fact has 22 varsity athletic sports at the Providence campus. Three programs debuted in 2013 –- women’s field hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse – while women’s hockey was added as a club sport this year. This past year, the university also completed construction of the school’s first athletic fields. more
Four colleges in Rhode Island and one in southern Massachusetts are included on a list of schools that have allegedly failed to clarify which forms they required from students applying for financial aid, according to a Maryland congressman. more
The University of Rhode Island’s inaugural “mini-semester” January term enrolled nearly four times as many students as expected, the university said Thursday. more
University of Rhode Island professor Arijit Bose and associate professor Geoff Bothun, both chemical engineers, are working on collaborative research projects on potential new oil dispersants, funded by more than $1.4 million in grants from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative and other sources. more
Brown University President Christina Paxson is inviting the surrounding community to join the university this March in celebrating its 250th anniversary. more
The Wheaton College Board of Trustees has appointed Babson College Provost Dennis Hanno as Wheaton’s new president, effective July 15. more
Construction has begun on a 2.7-megawatt solar field comprising 9,000 solar panels at an unused parcel of land across from Stonehill College’s main campus. more
The Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council will host a public forum on higher education featuring review panels of educators, analysts and policymakers both from within Rhode Island and representing national organizations. more
In October, the Science Coalition published a study that identified 100 U.S. companies that trace their roots to federally funded university research and highlighted their role in strengthening innovation and bolstering the economy. more
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