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Mindy Levine, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island, was one of 10 women throughout the country to receive a Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society. Levine specializes in synthetic organic chemistry, and … more
The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
When the University of Rhode Island mathematics department held its first Calc-Bowl in 2007, two high school teams competed against 12 college teams. The recently concluded 10th Calc-Bowl saw 75 students on 16 teams from Rhode Island high … more
A $480,000 initiative was announced Thursday by the Rhode Island Foundation, in partnership with state and local education officials, aimed at closing the achievement gap for English as a Second Language learners, according to a release by the organization. more
LINCOLN – Teams from William M. Davies Jr. Career & Technical High School will be representing Rhode Island in a national cooking and restaurant-management competition this spring in Dallas. Davies teams won both categories of the state … more
Hope Valley Industries in North Kingstown, which makes automotive accessories such as floor mats and mudflaps, could use a few more CNC programmers. To that end, says Julie Zito, the firm's director of human resources, the company plans to … more
Sixteen new research projects will provide data on state policy issues ranging from municipal collaboration to the education of Latinos through the College and University Research Collaborative. more
In honor of Computer Science Education Week, instructors from local companies and the nonprofit IntraCity Geeks are teaching Hour of Code classes to 1,500 students at city schools. more
School district and community partners from the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet attended a daylong summit at the White House on Oct. 21 on how to surmount barriers for first-generation students seeking financial aid. more
Rhode Island’s Board of Education has approved a five-year strategic plan intended to better prepare students across the public education system and make the state more competitive. more
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