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Higher Education
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She could have been a lawyer or entered government service or journalism. But two years in a middle school classroom convinced Heather Tow-Yick that she would focus on a career in education. more
Jack Grant, a Bryant University senior, recently researched whether or not to invest in Microsoft for the university's Archway Investment Fund. He found the tech giant wanting. Grant, 21, of Rocky Hill, Conn., an accounting major, has … more
If some of the state money colleges and universities in Rhode Island receive were tied to student graduation goals, would the schools become more effective in producing the kinds of graduates businesses say they need?
That's part of the rationale … more
Why don’t more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: “In the early 1980s, American men with at least four years of college education earned about 40 percent more on average than those whose education ended with high school. more
A new permanent endowment for biological oceanography research at the University of Rhode Island has been funded with a $255,000 bequest from the late professor emeritus Theodore A. Napora. more
Chris Winiarz, a 31-year-old money manager with a Northwestern MBA, jumped at a student-loan deal of a lifetime. more
A smart wristband invented by University of Rhode Island students to monitor Parkinson’s disease was a finalist in a recent international design competition. more
Eliza Squibb, executive director of the Global Alliance to Immunize against AIDS Vaccine Foundation, has taken an unlikely path with her fine arts education. While studying at the Rhode Island School of Design, Squibb became the first artist in residence at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, where she helped researchers develop visual tools in order to analyze cephalopod camouflage. Later, during a summer internship in Peru where she studied textile productio, Squibb noticed that the village’s vibrant prints told stories and had a social impact on the community. Her observation and interest in textiles brought her to Mali through GAIA, where she designed prints that were both eye-catching and informative in order to raise awareness of HPV. She holds a BFA from the RISD. more
Corporate executives and general counsels in the region are invited to attend a cybersecurity tabletop exercise intended as professional development at the Pell Center at Salve Regina University. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth mission statement says that the school "serves as an intellectual catalyst for economic, social and cultural transformation on a global, national and regional scale." While UMass Dartmouth is not … more
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