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As director of the Lifespan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dr. David E. Wazer oversees cancer services across the Lifespan system to deepen its capabilities in cancer care, broaden its research and and ensure the highest standards of care and support for patients and families. He spoke with Providence Business News about the CCC and its upcoming partnership with the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. more
WORCESTER – 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 to help close an $85 million shortfall. The … more
Kristine Frech has been named executive director of Teach for America Rhode Island. She most recently served as vice president of Skyward in Kentucky. She holds a B.A. in sociology and a master's degree in educational administration from Xavier … more
The Newport Historical Society is asking for essay submissions from Rhode Island 10th-graders on the subject of current events in Rhode Island. Winners will receive Saturday matinee tickets to see “Hamilton: An American Musical.” more
A report published by the Institute for Research on Higher Education at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education ranked Rhode Island as the 48th least affordable state to attend college, the university announced Wednesday. more
Jeffrey Bratberg, a clinical professor of pharmacy at the University of Rhode Island, is a member of the Governor’s Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force. Bratberg talked recently with Providence Business News about the task force and its progress, as well as the ongoing challenges community pharmacists face regarding opioid dispensing, opioid safety, overdose and addiction. more
Dana Borrelli-Murray, the executive director of the Highlander Institute, discusses the organization's latest venture, EduvateRI. She is seeking businesses and entrepreneurs who want to bring innovative ideas and platforms to education. more
A University of Rhode Island graduate student has received the 2015 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad. more
Alexandra R. McMullen was named director of middle school at St. Andrew's School-Rhode Island. McMullen holds a bachelor's degree in American studies from Wheaton College and a master's degree in education from Harvard University. more
The president of the University of Massachusetts said central office spending has been reduced by approximately 4 percent, or $3.1 million, this fiscal year. more
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