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Higher Education
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Fullback James Develin has 20-1 odds of becoming the first Ivy League player to score a touchdown in Super Bowl history. Television announcers talking about whether the New England Patriots used deflated footballs also could win money for bettors. more
Three University of Rhode Island engineering professors are using the human nervous system as inspiration for a “smart city” sensor network. more
College students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are invited to apply for one of Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance’s (SENEDIA)2015 scholarships. more
Victor Woolridge, a trustee of the University of Massachusetts, has been named chairman of the board and tasked with leading the search for a new university president. more
PROVIDENCE – Legislation introduced in the General Assembly would allow college graduates to claim a tax credit for payments on their student loans – a move aimed at keeping “talented, educated people in Rhode Island and encouraging innovators to make the state their home,” according to a statement. more
For the past three years, Mary Lu Bilek has been dean of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School of Law, where she has supported pursuit of accreditation by the American Bar Association and real-world educational programs for new lawyers. Late last year, the law school launched a Commonwealth Fellows program that discounts tuition by $5,000 for qualified students, lowering the rate from $24,178 to under $20,000 a year. more
Roger Williams University’s study abroad program is one of the 50 best in America, according to Best College Reviews. more
Bryant University has named Glenn M. Sulmasy, a U.S. Coast Guard Academy captain, as its first provost and chief academic officer, effective this March. more
The Rhode Island School of Design’s presidential search committee has begun preliminary interviews of candidates to replace former President John Maeda, according to the school website. more
Brown University sanctioned two fraternities for hosting unregistered drinking parties that it said facilitated sexual misconduct, the latest U.S. college taking measures to curb excesses in campus alcohol culture. more
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