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College applicants who are put on a wait list—unable to rejoice at their success or fully wallow in rejection—may not know just how to feel about the news. At a handful of ultra-selective colleges, the answer is unambiguous: A spot on the wait list is tantamount to rejection. more
Brown University earned a place among the 100 “most prestigious universities in the planet,” according to Times Higher Education, which published the 2015 World Reputation Rankings Wednesday. more
Again this year, Rhode Island ranks 33rd out of 42 states and the District of Columbia for implementing policies that foster charter school growth. more
Edd Spidell, founder and teacher of the pre-engineering and robotics technology program at the Cranston Area Career and Technical Center, has been named the 2015 SkillsUSA Rhode Island career and technical educator of the year. more
Brown University was recognized for having one of the 50 most amazing libraries in the country, according to a list released Monday by College Rank, a ranking service for colleges and universities. more
Federal Reserve policymakers are missing a key element as they assess the health of the labor market: data that includes whether those who are employed are overqualified for their job or would like to work more hours. more
PAWTUCKET – Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island appointed Dr. Natalia Lukankina to its medical staff in the department of pediatrics. more
PROVIDENCE – A new study by Brown University researchers in the Journal of the American Heart Association reports a significant association between living near a major roadway and the risk of high blood pressure. more
PAWTUCKET – The internal-medicine residency program at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island recently announced that 100 percent of the graduating Class of 2014 passed the American Board of Internal Medicine, certifying them as physicians. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Despite recommendations by the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force that women don’t need regular mammograms until age 50, the American Cancer Society continues to recommend screenings begin annually at age 40, and South County Hospital Breast Health Coordinator Susan Hall agrees. more
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