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Parlange named next president of University of Rhode Island

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Marc B. Parlange has served in various education roles all around the world. Now, he will move from the land down...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND Board of Trustees will select Monday evening a new president to lead the university.

New URI president to be selected Monday

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A new University of Rhode Island president is expected to be decided on Monday evening when the university’s board of trustees...
Sophie Glenn Lau

New era of college admission: It’s about character

The modern approach to college admission is perhaps best summed up in the words of a Lincoln School senior at a recent virtual college...
ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY is requiring all students and staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before returning to campus in the fall. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU wants students vaccinated for COVID-19 before returning in fall

BRISTOL – In a letter Thursday to the campus community, Roger Williams University President Ioannis N. Miaoulis said the school will require all students...
THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS Dartmouth announced Wednesday that it will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for the 2020 and 2020 graduating classes in June, and also allow limited attendance.

UMass Dartmouth to hold in-person commencements, allow limited attendance

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced Wednesday that it will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for both the 2020 and 2021 graduating classes...
A REPORT BY global firm Alvarez & Marsal Public Sector Services LLC suggests that Rhode Island College develop new strategies to recruit new students within Rhode Island, increase student retention and maximize federal grants focusing on increasing access for students. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

Alvarez & Marsal report: R.I. College should develop student recruitment strategies,...

PROVIDENCE – Developing new strategies to recruit new students within Rhode Island, increasing student retention and maximizing federal grants focusing on increasing access for...
BRYANT UNIVERSITY will not apply for continued funding for its Confucius Institute on campus once the institute's contract expires. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Bryant University not applying for continued funding for Confucius Institute

SMITHFIELD – Bryant University President Ross Gittell and Vice President for International Affairs Hong Yang, director of the university's Confucius Institute, jointly announced Monday...
BRYANT UNIVERSITY reaffirmed its plans to have a fully in-person campus experience in the fall. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Bryant University reaffirms plans to have fully in-person return in the...

SMITHFIELD – Bryant University announced Friday it reaffirmed its plans for students to return to campus for a fully in-person fall semester, with classes...
ANGELA SLITT, a professor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Rhode Island, led a team of researchers to create a saliva-based COVID-19 test and launched a clinical trial this week. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI researchers launch clinical trial for new saliva-based COVID-19 test

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A team of researchers at the University of Rhode Island have created a saliva-based COVID-19 test that is going to be...
LAWSUITS FROM BROWN UNIVERSITY students seeking refunded tuition from last spring were dismissed March 4 by a federal judge. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Federal judge dismisses Brown students’ lawsuits seeking refunded tuition

PROVIDENCE – A U.S. District Court judge on March 4 dismissed multiple lawsuits by Brown University students who alleged that they were owed a...

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