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The University of Rhode Island’s Institute for Immunology and Informatics, also known as iCubed, does not rely on the university to finance its faculty salaries, and none of its faculty are tenured, meaning that expansion of any individual investigator’s program is entirely dependent on whether they publish and win grants, said director Dr. Anne S. De Groot. Faculty members who win grants get more space and equipment and control their own funding. more
Providence is bringing an end to indefinite property-tax breaks for large development projects. more
Tuition and fees at private, non- profit U.S. colleges rose 3.6 percent in 2013-2014, the smallest increase in more than 40 years, as families struggle to afford college costs. more
The Rhode Island Small Business Development Center is moving from the location it has had since 2006 at Johnson and Wales University in Providence, according to center State Director Adriana Dawson. more
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County is a small nonprofit in Westerly with two big problems: lack of brand identity and a website with limited capacity to upload updates and photographs. more
Paying a couple of thousand dollars for a student-run research study at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth can be a good deal – but not just for the business client. more
Bryant University called on town councilors Thursday to reconsider their decision not to hire a consultant to hammer out actual costs for municipal emergency services provided to the university. more
Town councilors approved an agreement Tuesday that would require Bryant University to pay $300,000 a year for 20 years to offset the cost of police and fire calls made to the university. more
Brown University reported a 12.6 percent return on its investments for fiscal year 2013, up from a 1 percent return a year earlier, the university announced Tuesday. more
Anna Cano Morales is working to elevate the profile of the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University and help manage a growing Latino population, particularly in Rhode Island’s urban areas. more
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