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Taking steps to make college more affordable has contributed to significant increases in enrollment at four of Rhode Island’s 11 colleges and universities, at a time when other schools are reporting stasis or declines. more
PROVIDENCE – Brown University researchers say infectious-disease outbreaks appear to be on the rise globally, though on a per capita basis, the impact is declining. more
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
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth offers 10 doctoral programs and has up to three new doctoral degrees in the pipeline, as it positions itself to become the only nationally recognized doctoral research university in the state south of Boston. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s announcement that it is looking to be recognized as a doctoral research university is far more than a feather in the cap of the school’s administrators. It is essential if southern New England is to raise itself out of the economic doldrums. 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
Providence College awarded McAuley Village, a two-year transitional housing program for single parents, a $5,000 grant from the college’s Making a Difference Fund. 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
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Natalie Tacy of West Warwick, a senior at the University of Rhode Island who has studied French since middle school, has won a fellowship that allows her to study in France. She won a grant from the Beatrice S. Demers Fund established through the Rhode Island Foundation to spend the fall semester there. more
PROVIDENCE – The Fund for the Education of the Children of Providence has awarded 20 graduates from nine Providence public high schools $2,500 scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year. more
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