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Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent in October, representing a 0.1 percentage point decline from both the prior month and October 2015, according to a release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
The Henry Luce Foundation, the largest private source of funding for women studying science, mathematics and engineering, has chosen Providence College to receive its Clare Booth Luce Program grant, which will provide tuition and paid research experiences to eight undergraduate female students, according to a statement by the school on Wednesday. more
During the last academic year, 5,409 international students in Rhode Island contributed $217.5 million to the state economy and supported 2,368 jobs, according to a report recently released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. more
A $27 million gift to Brown University from The Warren Alpert Foundation will allow the university to expand its M.D./Ph.D. program for physician-scientists by more than tripling funding for it, and endow a professorship in the Brown Institute for Translational Science. more
Rhode Island’s Current Conditions Index remained unchanged at 75 in September compared with August, said Leonard Lardaro, a University of Rhode Island economist. more
An exit poll conducted by Roger Williams University students found Rhode Island voters on Tuesday were most concerned about the economy, climate change and national security among a selection of national issues. more
Rhode Island is one of the worst states for student loan affordability, according to a study released this week by Student Loan Hero, a website that helps users manage their student loans. more
Two middle school students each received college scholarships of $10,000 on Friday, thanks to the new PawSox Scholars program created by the Pawtucket Red Sox and the PawSox/Skeffington Charitable Foundation. more
College Unbound, a bachelor’s degree completion program, announced it is accepting applications for $120,000 in CU tuition scholarship funding for 12 recipients to share in 2017, according to a Tuesday release by the organization. more
Brown University announced Tuesday it has renamed its Judaic studies building in honor of a $3.5 million gift given by Elie and Sarah Hirschfeld to support the renovation and ongoing maintenance of the facility. more
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