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Easing the jump to university

Elizabeth has always wanted to be a doctor. While a high school senior, she was hoping to achieve her dream through attending the state’s...

Student visa proposal could hinder U.S. competitiveness

In an effort to crack down on international students and scholars who overstay their visas, the Trump administration is seeking to implement a new...
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS Dartmouth has been designated as a national center for academic excellence in cybersecurity specializing in cyber research from the U.S. National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

UMass Dartmouth designated as national center for excellence in cybersecurity

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced Monday that it has been designated as a national center for academic excellence in cybersecurity specializing...
RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN raised $24.7 million during the 2019-20 fiscal year. Of that amount, it raised a school-record $15.8 million for student financial aid. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN

RISD sets school record for most student financial aid raised

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island School of Design raised the most money for student financial aid in the school’s history during the 2020 fiscal...
JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY announced Wednesday that it will begin next week a phased restart of in-person classes. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

Johnson & Wales University to begin phased restart of in-person classes...

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University announced Wednesday that it will have a phased restart of in-person classes with all culinary, baking and pastry...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND will now require mandatory testing for all students, including those living off campus and who take classes only online. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI now requiring mandatory COVID-19 testing for all students

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island will now require all students to be tested for COVID-19 starting on Tuesday, the university announced. URI...
JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY will have all of its classes at the Providence campus, except for culinary, bakery and pastry lab classes, to online only for this week. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

Johnson & Wales University moving all nonculinary lab classes online due...

PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University announced Monday that, except for its culinary, pastry and baking lab classes, all classes on its Providence campus...
GIVE HIM SPACE: Student Logan Armstrong works while sitting inside a painted circle on the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, on the first day of fall classes in late August. The circles were intended to remind students to maintain their social distance. / THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH VIA AP FILE/JOSHUA A. BICKEL

Amid outbreaks, colleges fight to salvage semester

MADISON, Wis. – Colleges across the country are struggling to salvage the fall semester amid skyrocketing coronavirus cases, entire dorm complexes and frat houses...
JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY announced late Wednesday that 31 students living off-campus tested positive for COVID-19. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

31 Johnson & Wales University students test positive for COVID-19

PROVIDENCE – Thirty-one Johnson & Wales University off-campus students have tested positive for COVID-19, JWU Providence Campus President Marie Bernardo-Sousa said in a statement...
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND will continue its online-learning initiative into the spring 2021 semester. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI to continue online classes into spring 2021 semester

WARWICK – There will be another semester of predominantly online learning at the Community College of Rhode Island. CCRI President Meghan Hughes sent Wednesday a...

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