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LEGAL DUO: Roger Williams University law students Raymond Two Hawks Watson, left, and Taino Palermo established the American Indian Student Law Association at the university last year. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Legal aid on the way for local indigenous tribes

Raymond Two Hawks Watson’s adolescent identity crisis was more complicated than most. As a member, and now chief, of the Mashapaug Nahaganset Tribe, his ancestry...

Five Questions With: Jason Evans

Jason Evans is the dean for Johnson & Wales University’s new College of Food Innovation & Technology. The college, according to JWU, will prepare...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND has been added to the National Science Foundation’s CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service program.

URI named to National Science Foundation’s CyberCorps program; will award scholarships...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island announced Thursday that it is one of six universities across the U.S. being added to the...

UMass Dartmouth’s 2021 commencement to be virtual

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced Feb. 5 that both the combined undergraduate/graduate and the UMass Law School commencement ceremonies in May...

URI language professor earns national award for teaching German culture

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Niko Tracksdorf, a University of Rhode Island assistant professor of German and associate director of the German International Engineering Program, has...

CCRI launches community health lab to offer real-time teaching in home...

LINCOLN – The Community College of Rhode Island has launched its new community health lab at the college’s Flanagan campus that will help teach...

RIDE launches task force to analyze, address COVID-19 impacts on learning

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Education announced Feb. 10 that a new task force, called the Learning, Equity and Accelerated Pathway Task Force,...

URI establishes scholarship for Black pharmacy students

SOUTH KINGSTOWN (AP) – The University of Rhode Island has received a $50,000 gift from an alumnus to establish a scholarship for qualified Black...

Providence College responds to rise in COVID-19 cases

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Providence College is temporarily restricting student movement in response to a recent increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases on campus. Students who live...
BROWN UNIVERSITY announced Monday that its tuition for undergraduate, graduate and medical students will increase between 1.8% and 2.9% for the 2021-22 academic year. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown University approves ‘modest’ tuition increases for 2021-22 academic year

PROVIDENCE – Brown University’s tuition and fees for the 2021-22 academic year will increase by only between 1.8% and 2.9% for undergraduate, graduate and...

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