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Over the past few years 21 states have adopted laws allowing medical use of marijuana, including Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Seven more states are considering such legislation. Those changes to the once-taboo drug’s legal status have sparked concerns among parents and physicians that the new laws could lead to an increase in the number of teens using it. more
PROVIDENCE – A biology professor at Rhode Island College has received a $22,736 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop strategies to stem the disappearance of honeybees in Rhode Island. more
PROVIDENCE – A new bus-tour series hosted by the Urban Studies Program at Brown University aims to reveal the city through the eyes of Brown professors. more
PROVIDENCE – Johnson & Wales University in mid-October unveiled a redesign of Wildcat Willie, the school mascot, at its campus here, according to the school website. more
NORTH DARTMOUTH – Valquiria Ribeiro, a graduate of the University of Massachusetts School of Law, has received the 2014 Adams Pro Bono Publico Award by the Supreme Judicial Court’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services. more
SMITHFIELD – Bryant University is offering a new graduate-certificate program in business analytics. more
The Providence College Corporation has offered a third five-year term to Providence College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley, beginning July 1, 2015. Shanley’s current term is set to expire on June 30, 2015. more
In 2013, Rhode Island fully met standards for quality in its state-supported early-learning program, according to “The State of Preschool 2013,” a report from the National Institute of Early Education Research. more
Guill Tool & Engineering Inc. of West Warwick makes nuclear-propulsion-system components for the U.S. Navy and tools used to extrude, or shape, polymers and plastics by pushing them through a die. more
PROVIDENCE – In a 29-5 vote, the Senate has approved a bill that would amend the method by which the state assessment program would be implemented in public schools, requiring that no state assessment be used to determine a student’s ability to graduate from high school prior to the Class of 2017. more
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