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Ravi Pendse, currently vice president for information technology and chief information officer at Wichita State University, has been named Brown University’s vice president for computing and information services and chief information officer, Brown said Thursday. more
(Updated, 11:30 a.m.) After the General Assembly passed a bill last week that would require Bryant University to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars annually to Smithfield in compensation for using the town’s fire, police and rescue services, Bryant President Ronald K. Machtley urged a gubernatorial veto and threatened to sue in its absence at a press conference on Sunday. more
PROVIDENCE – A cross-disciplinary exhibition investigating the intersection of biomedical research and art presented by Rhode Island School of Design and Rhode Island Hospital runs through July 19. more
BRISTOL – Roger Williams University marine scientists are partnering with researchers from the University of Rhode Island and Brown University to complete projects that would help marine life recover in local waters. more
EAST GREENWICH – The New England Institute of Technology has partnered with the Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame to establish a first-time scholarship in the amount of $1,500. more
Moody’s Investors Service reported in June that massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, may have a “credit positive” effect on credit ratings for universities that offer them, according to Wired Campus blogger Sara Grossman, who writes for the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College is ranked one of the top schools in the state for best return on financial investment by The College Database, a website that provides college- and career-related information. more
The usual scrutiny aimed at alterations to historic campus buildings gets turned up a notch when they’re part of a premier art college with the word design in its name. more
The escalating international concern about climate change puts the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography square in the middle of the discussion. Bruce Corliss was named dean of the school after an international search and was heralded as having just the right combination of an outstanding record in research and education in oceanography, as well as highly regarded management experience in academia. Corliss began as GSO’s dean in September 2012 and discusses what he’s discovered so far and his vision for the future. more
Scientists and students from the University of Rhode Island and Roger Williams University are documenting seaweed species statewide to track changes in biodiversity, an interest spurred by the rising numbers of invasive seaweed species found on the Rhode Island coast every year. more
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