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ENROLLMENT AT THE University of Massachusetts Dartmouth saw increases across multiple demographics with the start of the fall 2018 term. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH

UMass Dartmouth fall enrollment climbs

DARTMOUTH - For the first time in four consecutive years, overall enrollment metrics at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth saw gains at the start...
DR. MARK ZONFRILLO, a Brown University researcher, led a study showing the yearly cost of non-fatal injury in the U.S. was $1.9 trillion in 2013. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown study: Non-fatal injury costs U.S. $1.9 trillion in 2013

PROVIDENCE — Non-fatal injuries cost the United States $1.9 trillion in 2013, nearly all of it preventable, according to a Brown University and the...
BROWN UNIVERSITY'S ENDOWMENT grew to a record $3.8 billion. This year, the school was not alone in posting record endowment funds. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

College endowments hit record values, and maybe ire of lawmakers

NEW YORK - Harvard University’s $39.2 billion endowment has reached a record value. So did Yale. And Brown. And Dartmouth.As many wealthy United States universities...
ON FRIDAY, the Community College of Rhode Island confirmed 62.4 percent of the initial R.I. Promise cohort returned for a second year of tuition- and fee-free coursework. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

R.I. Promise retention rate on par with previous years before program

WARWICK – By the school's count, the retention rate of Rhode Island Promise students reported by the Community College of Rhode Island earlier this...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY architecture student Linda K. Penaloza transferred from Miami Dad College to study architecture in the Bristol-based school's School of Architecture, Arts and Historic Preservation. On Friday, RWU announced a partnership with MDC to see junior architecture students transfers and complete their studies in Rhode Island, like Penaloza. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU partners with MDC to propel architecture students

BRISTOL - In the second announcement of a Rhode Island-based higher education joint degree program in as many days, Roger Williams University and Miami...

URI sophomore Alyssa Botelho earns first Brownell Scholarship from RIIFF

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – In its inaugural presentation, the Rhode Island International Film Festival’s Winifred E. Brownell Scholarship was given to University of Rhode Island...

Five Questions With: Gerald Williams

Having held the position for 20 years, Gerald Williams is the third and longest-serving director of the Special Programs for Talent Development program at...

Providence College dedicates new science complex

PROVIDENCE – On Sept. 28, Providence College dedicated the newest addition to its campus – a science complex.At 37,000 square feet, the new center...
DRAMATIC INCREASE: Dragan Gill, left, reference librarian and assistant professor at Rhode Island College, and Lindsey Gumb, Roger Williams University assistant professor and scholarly communications librarian. Gumb said in the past two academic years, student inquiries to see if the library carries their textbook have risen 367 percent at RWU. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five Questions With Lindsey Gumb

Lindsey Gumb | Assistant professor and scholarly communications librarian, Roger Williams University1. How have you, as a Roger Williams University librarian, professor and recent...
A BRIGHT START: Michael Stuba is training for a job as a pipe fitter for General Dynamics Electric Boat at a Westerly Education Center program put on by the Community College of Rhode Island.
 / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

R.I. manufacturers learn to manage a ‘good’ problem – training more...

In the last few years, manufacturing in Rhode Island is on a growth spurt of sales, productivity and plant modernization, and that’s led to...
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