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Education
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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
The Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame’s 2016 induction class includes 14 state residents who will be honored posthumously this weekend. more
The Rhode Island Cyber Range Initiative was officially launched by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the R.I. Emergency Management Agency on Friday. more
Increased casino competition in New England, especially from Massachusetts, will present challenges for Rhode Island’s gambling industry and the state revenue it generates, according to a new study from The College and University Research Collaborative. more
Building on the school’s strong mathematical and computational science programs, Brown University has launched the Data Science Initiative, focused on big data, that will lead to new research opportunities and includes a new master’s program. more
Career entrepreneur Danny Warshay, a 1987 Brown University graduate,is leading the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship for his alma mater. more
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.6 percent in September from August, and similarly unmoved from the September 2015 rate, according to a Thursday release from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Rhode Island ranked fifth highest in the nation for its average student debt of $32,920, according to a report released Tuesday by the Project on Student Debt at The Institute for College Access & Success. more
A new educational program in honor of Roger Williams, funded by Letitia and John Carter through the Rhode Island Foundation, will give students and teachers access to a trove of information on Rhode Island’s founding father, and also award up to $240,000 a year in college scholarships, according to an announcement made Tuesday by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
In a surprise assembly at Paul Cuffee Lower School Tuesday, Emily Caldarelli, a fourth grade teacher there, was awarded the Milken Educator Award, according to a release from the Milken Family Foundation. more
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