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Sometime in 2017, a new U.S. Supreme Court justice will take the bench and fill the vacancy created by the death last year of Justice Antonin Scalia. Sometime thereafter, the court will almost certainly reverse nearly 40 years of precedent and rule … more
1 What was the catalyst behind your application for an R.I. Commerce Corp.-funded Wavemaker Fellowship? The Wavemaker Fellowship will allow me to pay off my student loans faster and, as a result, I can invest the money I would be paying … more
Undergraduate applications to the Providence and Charlotte, N.C.,-based Johnson & Wales University campuses decreased by more than 9 percent and 12 percent, respectively, in 2014-15 when compared to a decade earlier, according to a report by education research website StartClass listing the 50 U.S. schools with the biggest declines. more
Four Syrian refugee students will receive full tuition scholarships to attend Roger Williams University as it joins the Institute for International Education’s Syria Consortium, according to a statement by the school on Tuesday. more
Five Rhode Island companies have received Innovation Voucher grants from R.I. Commerce Corp., allowing them to partner with research and development centers at universities, medical centers or research facilities. more
Thanks to efforts of Rocky Hill School’s Interact Club and the New England Institute of Technology’s Rotaract Club, amputee children in need will receive 3-D printed prosthetic hands. more
The University of Rhode Island’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute has received a $1 million gift from The Bernard Osher Foundation. more
WalletHub has ranked Rhode Island 21st on its list of the “most and least educated states” in the U.S. more
The College Crusade of Rhode Island’s Cranston-based college readiness program will benefit from a $5,000 grant during the 2016-17 school year thanks to a donation made in that amount by Taco/The White Family Foundation. more
Shipbuilding, a historical occupation in Rhode Island, will need hundreds of new workers in the next decade, starting this year. For the state, finding and preparing the needed employees represents a significant challenge. General Dynamics … more
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