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The cost of higher education is becoming a growing burden for families whether its college or trade school. Enrolling in a 529 college savings plan is one of the shrewdest financial moves that parents or grandparents can make. These plans offer … more
1Employers have talked about workers needing to have "soft skills" for years. What are they saying they need specifically? Workplace socialization skills such as working well with others, a sense of responsibility to be proficient, how to … more
Frank X. Tweedie joined Johnson & Wales University as the director of technology practicum and adjunct professor in the School of Technology in 1993. In 1999, he was appointed chairperson of the engineering department. As department chair he also … more
Mindy Levine, an assistant chemistry professor at the University of Rhode Island, has been awarded a $650,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation. more
URI engineers have created a paper-based platform that conducts a wide range of sophisticated medical diagnostics. more
James Hays, Manning assistant professor of computer science at Brown University, has been awarded a fellowship grant by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Hays was recognized for his work in computer graphics, computer vision and computational … more
Over the past few years 21 states have adopted laws allowing medical use of marijuana, including Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Seven more states are considering such legislation. Those changes to the once-taboo drug’s legal status have sparked concerns among parents and physicians that the new laws could lead to an increase in the number of teens using it. more
Heavy snows this winter collapsed dozens of roofs in southern New England, with the structural design as much of a factor in many cases as the amount of snowfall. Rhode Island's winter 2015 snowfall as of March 6 averaged 73.2 inches, … more
Building advanced nursing education centers for the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College was always going to be expensive. more
DARTMOUTH – Elena Glatman has been named the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s director of research administration. more
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