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Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo recently presented the Treasury Young Leader Award to 37 students, including five from Providence, at Ximedica, a medical-product-development and health care company. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The R.I. Board of Governors for Higher Education has voted to change state policy banning campus police from carrying guns, clearing the way for the University of Rhode Island to arm its officers. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island has become the first state in the country to adopt a new national standard for K-12 science education. more
PROVIDENCE – The Corporation of Brown University last month approved more than $38 million in donations to the university, while taking no action on a proposal to end the school’s investments in coal companies. more
NORTH KINGSTOWN – The developer of the Hotel Providence has entered into an agreement to turn an empty elementary school into a conference and event center and boutique hotel. more
DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth launched a long-term strategic planning process aimed at plotting the school’s course for the next decade. more
University of Rhode Island Athletics and The Ryan Center recently partnered with South County Hospital, Bank Rhode Island and the Rams Zone to present a $4,256.29 donation to support the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation’s cancer research efforts. more
Seniors in the New Bedford High School National Honor Society recently presented a $1,000 check to the Schwartz Center for Children in the Little Theater at New Bedford High School. The funds were raised through a teacher talent show they organized. Each teacher chose a charity to compete for and the winner donated all of the show’s proceeds to the charity of their choice. Aja Beach, a French teacher at the high school, won the talent show with an original inspirational rap song that she wrote about following your dreams, which was accompanied by a hip hop-infused tap dance. more
Brown University will continue to study the issue of divesting its holdings in at least 15 companies that mine or burn coal for the production of power, according to a May 24 statement from university President Christina Paxson. more
Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to R.I. Board of Education Chair Eva Marie Mancuso on May 24. more
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