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A little-noticed measure passed by Congress last year allows student-loan debt collectors to auto-dial borrowers on their mobile phones -- but a feared robocall deluge may turn out to be more of a trickle. more
A $476,854 federal Educational Talent Search grant for the Community College of Rhode Island was announced this week by U.S. Sens. Jack F. Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and U.S. Reps. James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline. more
Brown University has one of the best women’s studies programs in the country, according to College Choice. more
The state’s workforce development partnership with Electric Boat – Pipelines to Manufacturing Careers in Ship Building – will feature post-hiring training opportunities through the New England Institute of Technology, Community College of Rhode Island and Westerly Higher Education and Job Skills Center, creating new opportunities for those interested in a marine trades career. more
Gary Liguori has been appointed inaugural dean of the University of Rhode Island’s new College of Health Sciences and will begin his duties this fall. In 2012, … more
The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees approved a 5.8 percent tuition increase that would raise tuition by an average of $756 this year for in-state undergraduate students, a move intended to help close an $85 million shortfall. more
Celebrating its 50th anniversary this month, the quasi-governmental R.I. Health and Educational Building Corp. released a report this week detailing $2.3 billion in financing the organization has provided for health and educational construction projects over the last decade. more
A Master of Public Health program is now offered at New England Institute of Technology, Douglas H. Sherman, senior vice president and provost, said this week. more
The R.I. State Council on the Arts announced on Thursday that 139 nonprofit organizations, schools and individuals will share $777,212 through its first round of grant awards for the 2016-2017 season. more
In its just concluded fiscal year the Providence Athenaeum raised $243,473 from 582 donors, breaking records as well as surpassing goals for both categories. Their dual goals were $240,000 and 525 donors. more
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