BRYANT UNIVERSITY'S CAPITAL CAMPAIGN has raised $111 million, the most money raised in the university's 156-year history. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Bryant’s capital campaign concludes with record $111M raised

SMITHFIELD – The capital campaign that Bryant University launched in 2014 reached a defining moment at the end of 2019: Setting a record for...
THE RHODE ISLAND Foundation has created the Fund for Rhode Island Public Education to help raise money to support public education throughout the state. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND FOUNDATION

Rhode Island Foundation creates fund to support public education in state

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Foundation has established a fund to accept donations from individuals and the business and nonprofit communities to help improve...

Chace elected president of Wilson Ornithological Society

JAMESON CHACE, a professor at Salve Regina University in the biology and biomedical sciences and cultural, environmental and global studies departments, has been elected...
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Making the case for STEAM, not STEM

If you looked up at the sky on Oct. 19, 2019, you might have caught sight of history being made somewhere among the stars....
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND campus is under lockdown as police investigate the report of a gunman. / COURTESY THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Should Rhode Island’s public colleges be allowed to decide for themselves...

The state's three public colleges have different views about arming campus police officers with firearms. The Community College of Rhode Island doesn't think it is...

Grammas resigns as executive director of URI’s Ryan Institute

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Paula Grammas, the first executive director of the University of Rhode Island’s George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience, resigned from...
BROWN UNIVERSITY is projected to bring in $2.5 million in revenue from declined applications, according to a study Wednesday by LendEdu. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

LendEdu: Brown University to make $2.5M off of declined applications

PROVIDENCE – Brown University is projected to make around $2.5 million in revenue off of declined applications from prospective students seeking admission to the...

CCRI, URI, RIC have differing views on arming campus police

PROVIDENCE – The Community College of Rhode Island feels that arming campus police officers with firearms is “not necessary” to ensure safety of its...
THE GEORGE W. Chapin House-Superintendent's House, built circa 1870, is one of the eight buildings that qualified portions of the RIC campus to be named to the National Register of Historic Places. / COURTESY R.I. HISTORICAL PRESERVATION & HERITAGE COMMISSION

Part of RIC campus added to National Register of Historic Places

PROVIDENCE – An area on the east side of the Rhode Island College campus has been added to the National Register of Historic Places...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE Island, The Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, and Florida-based BayCare Health System are collaborating on a retinal-screening study that could potentially help clinicians detect Alzheimer's disease earlier than is currently possible.

URI teaming up with Butler Hospital, BayCare in Florida on Alzheimer’s...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – In a joint collaboration, the University of Rhode Island, Florida-based BayCare Health System and The Memory and Aging Program at Butler...
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