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The John A. Lema Jr. Charitable Trust donated $100,000 to Rhode Island College’s Lema-Fernandes Portuguese Study Abroad Fund on Sunday. more
Why did you select your profession? Becoming a college professor is one of the best decisions I have ever made. I can explore in depth the topics I love. I learn from colleagues who are often among the best in their field. I travel around … more
Dogs have been used for decades to sniff out explosives, but now a University of Rhode Island scientist and his team have come up with another way to detect bombs: sensors. more
College tuition is outpacing inflation across the board, a phenomenon even the Ivy League and its fat endowments can't escape. Next year, tuition will rise an average of 3.76 percent at the Ivies—pushing the cost of attendance up to as high as $63,000. more
Roger Williams University will reorient its mission as “Roger’s Revolution” to “strengthen society through engaged teaching and learning,” RWU President Donald J. Farish announced Thursday afternoon. more
A business administration professor emeritus at Providence College has pledged $500,000 to the new business studies center, expected to open in 2017. more
University of Rhode Island electrical engineering professor Haibo He is part of a team that has been awarded a $282,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop robots that could help direct people to emergency exits in the case of an emergency. more
(Updated, 5:30 p.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo will propose three programs designed to make college more affordable and easier to access in Rhode Island, and to attract and retain recent graduates in high-wage science, technology and design fields. more
The director of College Unbound says plans to turn the nonprofit higher education program for underserved adults into a degree-granting program has the potential to graduate new talent and leaders. more
The union representing most of the University of Rhode Island’s part-time faculty plans to picket the governor’s office by early July if stalled contract talks have not resumed in earnest by then, union leaders said this week. more
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