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PROVIDENCE – Brown University has launched a $3 billion comprehensive fundraising campaign titled BrownTogether Friday evening, the largest in its history. The previous comprehensive campaign, … more
Elsa Duré has been named CEO of the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies, effective Sept. 1. more
Central Falls public schools will be the first in the state to implement the COPsync911 alert system, which allows staff to send an immediate and silent alert to all other staff, the local law enforcement dispatch center, all patrol cars and on-duty law enforcement officers, in the event of an emergency. more
A biomedical engineering professor at the University of Rhode Island has received a $6 million National Science Foundation grant for research to show how the nervous system functions in health and disease. more
In Germany, about 12 percent of people consent to be organ donors; in Austria it's 99.9 percent. This huge gap is the product not of "different cultures, different norms, or extraordinarily effective educational campaigns in Austria," legal scholar … more
Rhode Island FIRST Tech Challenge, sponsored by New England Institute of Technology, is inviting students in grades 7-12 interested in robotics to the kick off of the 2015-2016 robotics season on Sept 12. more
Rhode Island Housing on Tuesday launched a new down payment assistance program, intended to attract and keep new college graduates who are trying to purchase a first home. more
At its Wednesday meeting the Rhode Island Council on Postsecondary Education unanimously approved College Unbound’s proposal to turn its nonprofit higher education program for underserved adults into a degree-granting program. more
Skills typically taught through the humanities and liberal arts are vital for the job hunt in Rhode Island, a new study undertaken by participants in the Collaborative suggests. more
The Marine Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program, a free seven-week program where individuals gain entry-level skills needed to work in local industry, has announced its expansion to include training in the skill sets needed by R.I. composites companies. more
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