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TEXTUP WAS THE top winner in the 2018 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition.

TextUp takes home top honors at 2018 R.I. Business Plan Competition

PROVIDENCE – Michelle Petersen, a Brown University student who developed a low-cost software package that lets social workers efficiently manage documents and information flows,...
NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE of Technology student Amira Mohamed took first place at the New England chapter of the International Interior Design Association’s 2018 Design Awards while her classmate, Stephanie McShane, was named a top five finalist. / COURTESY NEIT

NEIT interior design students win national recognition

EAST GREENWICH – Barrington resident and New England Institute of Technology student Amira Mohamed took first place at the New England chapter of the...
FRANCES MULLIGAN, a sophomore software engineering major at Johnson & Wales University, was a member of the all-female team with the most entrepreneurial hack at the SheHacks Boston competition in January. / COURTESY JWU

Five Questions With: Frances Mulligan

A sophomore software engineering major at Johnson & Wales University, Frances Mulligan was a member of the all-female team with the most entrepreneurial hack...
GABRIELLE BAILLARGEON, a sophomore at Roger Williams University, is one of eight students to be selected for the Ocean Global Change Biology Research Experience for Undergraduates fellowship at the University of California Santa Barbara. / COURTESY RWU/COURTNEY DELL’AGNESE

RWU’s Baillargeon chosen for environmental-change fellowship

BRISTOL – Roger Williams University sophomore Gabrielle Baillargeon is one of eight students chosen from across the nation for a research fellowship, the Ocean...
EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: Scott MacNeill, observatory director at the Frosty Drew Nature Center and Observatory in Charlestown, has prioritized growing attendance and promoting astronomy and physics opportunities to local youth since joining the facility in 2009. / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Reaching for the stars

Located on land previously used as a U.S. Navy auxiliary landing field, the Frosty Drew Nature Center and Observatory lies at the edge of...
TRADE DISCUSSION: Cris Beswick, director of innovation consulting at Culture Consultancy, strategic adviser on innovation at Wazoku and a visiting fellow at Cranfield School of Management and the Centre for Customised Executive Development in England, speaks during last year’s annual World Trade Day at Bryant University. The university will host the 33rd annual World Trade Day on May 23. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Editor’s Choice: Bryant University to host annual World Trade Day

EDITOR’S CHOICE Bryant University to host annual World Trade Day BRYANT UNIVERSITY WILL host the 33rd annual World Trade Day: Technology in Global Trade, a daylong...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND has established a new endowed professorship in the College of Business with a $1 million commitment from Fredrick J. Newton III and and Susan Newton. / COURTESY URI

URI receives $1M to create endowed professorship in the College of...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island has established a new endowed professorship for the College of Business with a $1 million commitment...
LINCOLN SCHOOL has completed a $5 million addition to its campus called the STEAM Hub for Girls, which will house science, technology, engineering, art/architecture, and math programs. / COURTESY LINCOLN SCHOOL

Lincoln School expands campus with $5M STEAM Hub for Girls addition

PROVIDENCE – Lincoln School has completed a $5 million addition to its campus, which will house science, technology, engineering, art/architecture, and math programs.Called the...
ON WEDNESDAY BROWN UNIVERSITY released the 2018 annual report on its Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan. The update found progress made in the hiring and recruitment of faculty and graduate students from historically underrepresented groups as well as an increase in opportunities for recent HUG Ph.D. graduates to access academic careers. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Progress made in diversity and inclusion, says Brown in update

PROVIDENCE – Brown University on Wednesday published a report providing an update on its “Pathways to Diversity and Inclusion: An Action Plan for Brown University,” campaign...

UMass Dartmouth appoints VanderGheynst as dean of the College of Engineering

DARTMOUTH - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has appointed Jean VanderGheynst as dean of the College of Engineering, UMass announced Wednesday.VanderGheynst currently serves as...
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