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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
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
In a partnership announced Thursday, Roger Williams University’s School of Continuing Education will provide customized educational and workforce development programming to residents in the cities of Central Falls and Pawtucket. more
Three students from New England Institute of Technology’s Criminal Justice Technology program earned gold medals in Crime Scene Investigation in the College and Post-Secondary Division at the 52nd SkillsUSA national competition held in Louisville, Ky. from June 21-24. 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
A new 16-month Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership program is being launched by Brown University. Applications are being accepted for the Class of 2018, with the program to begin in March 2017. 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
Lisa J. Raiola is founder and president of Hope & Main in Warren, Rhode Island's first culinary business incubator. She's also vice president of institutional advancement at Roger Williams University. Raiola, who lives in Bristol, conceptualized … more
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