Within the overarching goal of creating a better world, students from Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design have organized the sixth annual conference, A Better World By Design, focused on the theme “Pause and Effect.”
The Community College of Rhode Island has received a $271,023 grant to continue piloting STEM Connect, an enrollment partnership program in science, technology, engineering and math for the state’s high school students.
The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded a $148,448 grant to University of Massachusetts Dartmouth assistant professor Robert Drew to research the genetic link between stress and growth rate in rainbow trout.
In the dry language of the health care bureaucracy, core clients of the innovative Living Rite program are called “dual eligibles.” They are the neediest patients, battling chronic diseases or disabilities, supported by both Medicare and Medicaid.
The Living Rite program’s goal is to provide comprehensive and preventive health care to its long-term care clients. This can include people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or with chronic illnesses. These people are among the most costly to the health care system.
By Alli-Michelle Conti
Roger Williams University has frozen tuition rates for the second year in a row, finding higher retention rates have more than covered the revenue lost by not raising rates last year, school officials announced Thursday.
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