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R.I. Building Officials Association to hold construction expo at New England...

EAST GREENWICH – The Rhode Island Building Officials Association will hold its 10th annual Construction Expo and Education Fair on Feb. 25 at the...
BROWN UNIVERSITY fundraising director Peter Cohen has resigned. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University fundraiser with ties to Epstein resigns

PROVIDENCE – A Brown University fundraising director has resigned, months after being placed on leave by the Ivy League school for his involvement in...

Ponaganset special education teacher receives Milken Educator Award

SCITUATE – A Ponaganset High School special education teacher received national recognition for her efforts Jan. 15, and a large monetary prize in the...

URI scientist part of research team receiving $1.7M grant for coral...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Hollie Putnam, an assistant professor of biological sciences at the University of Rhode Island, is part of a research team of...

UMass Dartmouth introduces interior architecture bachelor’s program

DARTMOUTH – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s College of Visual and Performing Arts has introduced its new Bachelor of Science in interior architecture and design...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO announced Tuesday that Rhode Island received a $27 million grant to help with early childhood education initiatives. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

R.I. receives $27M federal grant to support early childhood education

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has received a substantial federal grant to help with early childhood education in the state. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Tuesday...

HarborOne Bank seeks applicants for $100K college scholarship program

PROVIDENCE – HarborOne Bank is seeking high school student applicants for its ONECommunity College Scholarship Program, according to a news release. The annual scholarship program...

People’s Credit Union donates $1,000 to Bristol Warren Education Foundation

MIDDLETOWN – People’s Credit Union donated $1,000 to the Bristol Warren Education Foundation, according to a news release. The donation to the community-based education organization...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY'S new $13.8 million School of Engineering, Computing and Construction Management building is set to open Wednesday when students return to campus. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU’s new engineering and construction management lab building to open Wednesday

BRISTOL – Engineering and computer science students returning to Roger Williams University from winter break this week will start taking classes and do lab...

URI adds undergraduate degree in interdisciplinary neuroscience

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A new undergraduate program in interdisciplinary neuroscience is set to begin this fall at the University of Rhode Island. The program is...
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