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Richard M. Locke, director of Brown University’s Thomas J. Watson Institute for International Studies, has been named the university’s 13th provost, effective July 1. more
For decades, college students who wanted to live off campus would find roommates and rent a house or an apartment, and divide the rent and utilities. That worked well enough if everyone stayed together for the duration of the lease. But if … more
A multi-year program that will allow high school students to take a specialized curriculum and graduate with a community college degree will expand affordable access to higher education, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
The “Vote Yes on 4” campaign in support of a $125 million bond issue to build new engineering facilities at the University of Rhode Island gets underway Sept. 29 at Toray Plastics (America) at Quonset Point in North Kingstown. From left, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello; Cheryl Merchant, president and CEO of Hope Global; Raymond M. Wright, dean of URI’s College of Engineering and David M. Dooley, URI president, discuss the initiative. more
Rachel Smith, a graduate student at the University of Rhode Island, credits her academic adviser with reminding her about a relatively new school mantra she used to help her finish her undergraduate degree and keep loans she’ll eventually have to repay to a minimum. more
(Editor’s note: This two-part package is part of a planned series of stories on statewide ballot questions voters will consider.) more
Randall Rosenbaum, executive director for the R.I. State Council on the Arts, says a $35 million “creative and culture economy bond” request voters will be asked to approve on Election Day will more than pay for itself in new jobs and general economic and cultural stimulation. more
Teaching physics at Providence College is Stephen Mecca’s vocation. Teaching citizens in Africa how to bring the microflush valve he developed for toilets to scale globally for the poor through micro-franchising is his passion. more
Beginning in the fall, four new certificate programs at Bryant University’s Executive Development Center will focus on online and global changes to the workplace as a result of digital innovation. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Biologists from the University of Rhode Island and the R.I. Department of Environmental Management are researching the population and movement patterns of black bears living in Rhode Island. more
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