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Brown University and the U.S. Naval War College are continuing to strengthen the partnership they formed more than a year ago, The Brown Daily Herald reported recently. more
A “Startup Weekend” will be held Nov. 13-15 at the new Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. more
1 In February you awarded a ninth round of Collaborative Research STAC grants on climate variability. How do you select the year’s focus? The round of grants that we just awarded is the required … more
Princeton University must face a lawsuit challenging its New Jersey property-tax exemption, a state appeals court ruled in clearing the way for a trial that could affect the tax status of all nonprofit colleges. more
As a researcher for the College & University Research Collaborative, Jonathan Harris, an assistant professor of design at Johnson & Wales University, is exploring whether bike paths and mass transit in the state cater to millennials – or should. more
Vittoria Pacifico-DeBenedictis, president of Bay View Academy, was selected as one of the 2015 Three Wise Women by the National Organization of Italian Women. Pacifico-DeBenedictis was born in Avellino, Italy, and she moved to Massachusetts when she was 7. She has had a longstanding career in Catholic education, beginning as a middle school teacher in South Boston. She soon moved from teaching to administration, where she held several leadership roles in Catholic schools around Massachusetts. Pacifico-DeBenedictis is involved with NEASC, serving as a chairperson, commission member and speaker. She holds a master’s degree in school administration from Emmanuel College and she is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she is pursuing her degree in leadership in urban education. Pacifico-DeBenedictis will be honored on Jan. 27, during the organization’s Rhode Island Epiphany Celebration. more
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has selected the University of Rhode Island to conduct research designed to make coastline communities more resilient to severe coastal hazards. more
In a rare bit of good news for students facing hefty college bills, interest rates on federal student loans are expected to head lower soon. more
Brown University's robust wellness initiatives are unique both for variety and a robust menu of resources. Programs led by the medical faculty are a major component of the effort, said Michele Wise, Brown's senior benefits special programs … more
Paula Grammas, an international leader in the study of Alzheimer’s disease, has been named director of the neuroscience institute at the University of Rhode Island. more
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