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ROGER WILLIAMS' UNIVERSITY'S master degree program in architecture was re-accredited by the National Architectural Accreditation Board after a five-member NAAB team visited in March. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

RWU architecture master’s degree receives third consecutive re-accreditation

PROVIDENCE - Meeting five criteria with distinction, the Roger Williams University master's degree in architecture received and eight-year re-accreditation, according to the school Friday.“This...
ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES: Dragan Gill, left, reference librarian and assistant professor at Rhode Island College, and Lindsey Gumb, Roger Williams University librarian. Open educational resources have been implemented at college and university libraries across Rhode Island. 

Open educational resources helping college students avoid hefty textbook costs

The price of tuition often trumps that of textbooks – both in size and priority – when it comes to budgeting for college.However, according...
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RWU’s stealthy nutrition

Executive chef Jonathan Cambra and food-service General Manager James Gubata stood in the main dining room at Roger Williams University in Bristol. Several hundred...
FOUR NEW Career Pathways courses were announced by Roger Williams University on Tuesday. The courses target individuals who are looking to enter the workforce quickly and may not have time to wait to get a degree. They will be held at the university's Providence campus. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

With Career Pathways offering, RWU emphasizes history of readiness courses

PROVIDENCE – Starting Oct. 1, University College at Roger Williams University curriculum will grow to include four new career-focused programs.Students, particularly those pursuing entry-level...
A CELEBRATION of the life and legacy of late Roger Williams University President Donald J. Farish has been scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 12 on the Bristol campus. / PBN FILE PHOTO / RUPERT WHITELEY

Celebration of RWU’s Farish scheduled for Wednesday, public welcome

BRISTOL - A public celebration of the life and legacy of late Roger Williams University President Donald J. Farish has been scheduled by the...
The U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best Colleges survey results were released Monday. The findings show little movement for top school Brown University while Providence College and University of Rhode Island each fell in a year-over-year comparison. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Brown ranks No.14 nationally, PC ranks No. 2 regionally in U.S....

PROVIDENCE – As the 2018-2019 academic year heads into its second week for most colleges and universities, on Monday, U.S. News & World Report...
THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION has awarded $999,999 to fund a Roger Williams University project that will provide scholarships and training to low-income students pursuing STEM studies and careers. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

NSF grants RWU $1M for STEM scholarships and training

BRISTOL – Four Roger Williams University professors were awarded a $999,999 grant from the National Science Foundation to offer scholarships and provide training to...
Brown University topped local listings in the Forbes 2018 Top Colleges in America ranking released Tuesday. It holds the No. 8 position in the top colleges, private schools and research institutions lists. Additionally, according to the Tuesday results, it is the No. 6 school in the Northeast. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Forbes announces college rankings featuring nine local schools

PROVIDENCE - Nine colleges and universities in Southeastern New England were listed in the latest Forbes' 2018 America's Top Colleges ranking published Tuesday.Brown University,...

Education, economic policy linked for gubernatorial candidates

By many measures, Rhode Island has long had a troubled education system. While most major gubernatorial candidates have at least paid lip service to...

School of Continuing Studies name change to reflect diversity of enrollment

PROVIDENCE - Starting in September, the Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies will be known as University College at Roger Williams University.The announcement...
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