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Higher Education
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In the last year, more and more companies have started offering their employees cash to pay off student loans as part of benefits packages. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranks last in New England in the percentage of residents with higher education degrees, according to a Lumina Foundation study. In its report released this month, "A Stronger Nation," the foundation found that … more
Usually, when someone writes an essay about why they defaulted on their student loans, they strain to include details that evoke sympathy. more
The Rhode Island School of Design’s board of trustees last week voted unanimously to divest the college endowment’s direct investments in fossil-fuel extraction company stocks and bonds. more
Brown University is launching an interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship with a $25 million gift from alumnus Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. more
New England Institute of Technology has been selected for the fifth consecutive year to serve as an official host site for the 2016 Global Game Jam, a 48-hour game design event to be held Jan. 29 to 31. more
Bryant University is hosting a week-long STEM Day Camp this summer for boys and girls to engage in team-based, hands-on science, technology, engineering and math experiments. more
In supporting the creation of the College & University Research Collaborative, the Rhode Island Foundation hoped to give state leaders impartial and focused data to inform policy debates. The tool would be a series of research projects on … more
America’s universities have become behemoths -- the result of swelling donations, rising tuitions and growing anxiety among parents that their children cannot succeed without college degrees. more
Post-traumatic stress disorder remains a difficult, urgent and prevalent problem among combat veterans, but millions of nonveterans also experience the condition. A new study in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry finds that, compared to what the Veterans Administration and Defense Department offer, treatment resources for nonveterans are much less cohesive and helpful. more
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