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SIX LOCAL COLLEGES were among the national institutions ranked in U.S. News & World Report's 2022 Best Online Programs rankings released on Tuesday.

Local colleges’ online programs score high marks with U.S. News

PROVIDENCE – Both Johnson & Wales University and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s respective online programs continue to be ranked among the best in...
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE, pictured, and the Community College of Rhode Island announced that their respective spring semesters will start remotely through early February. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE

Rhode Island College, CCRI and RISD starting spring classes online

PROVIDENCE – In addition to requiring their students and employees to get COVID-19 booster shots before the start of the spring semester, Rhode Island...

UMass Dartmouth inks ocean science and tech partnership with Portugal

DARTMOUTH – In an agreement designed to promote educational, research and economic opportunities, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and the Portuguese Republic signed a...
CHANGE MAKER? R.I. Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, who was appointed in March 2019, has been in charge of the state’s takeover of Providence public schools. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Lessons in changing leadership

EDUCATION The education sector across Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts has transformed in numerous ways in recent years, ranging from new leadership taking over at...

UMass Dartmouth again named among nation’s environmentally responsible colleges

DARTMOUTH – For the 10th consecutive year, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has been named as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges across...
THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS Dartmouth received a $739,936 from the commonwealth to support the development of a new biodegradable plastics lab in New Bedford.

UMass Dartmouth receives $739K from commonwealth for new biodegradable plastics lab

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Mass. Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announced Tuesday that the university has been awarded a $739,936 grant...
FROM LEFT, Robert and Jean Leduc have provided the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth a $1 million gift to continue their support for the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement. Also pictured, at right, is UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Mark Fuller. / COURTERSY UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH

UMass Dartmouth receives $1M gift to support three new programs

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is once again the beneficiary of a seven-figure monetary gift from Robert and Jean Leduc. The state university...
BROWN UNIVERSITY has been ranked No. 14 among national universities in the U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges rankings that were released Monday. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown ranks No. 14 nationally in U.S. News’ annual Best Colleges...

PROVIDENCE – For the fourth consecutive year, Brown University has been ranked No. 14 out of all the universities across the United States, according...

UMass Dartmouth faculty member awarded $2.7M NIH research grant

DARTMOUTH – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth associate professor Hua Fang was awarded a $2.7 million National Institutes of Health Research Project Grant, the university...
MARK FULLER, who had been leading the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth as interim chancellor since January, has been named the university's permanent chancellor. / UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS DARTMOUTH

Fuller named chancellor of UMass Dartmouth

DARTMOUTH – Mark Fuller’s tenure in leading the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will now be permanent. The university announced Monday that Fuller, who had been...

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