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Providence, with a well-earned reputation for culinary excellence, is home to the world’s largest culinary university, Johnson & Wales University. Graduates from its College of Culinary Arts are sought after by restaurants and hotels the world over. What is not as widely known is that many of those graduates have found and are finding positions and opportunity right here in Providence. more
(Updated, 11:35 a.m.) The education of Latinos in Rhode Island reflects an achievement gap, compared with white students, that is among the 10 worst in the country, according to a new study by the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University. more
One of Lynsey Colgan’s current goals is to “find a curriculum for the new kindergarten program.” more
Outgoing Rhode Island School of Design President John Maeda’s decision on Dec. 4 to announce via social media and video his imminent departure after six years for a job in California’s Silicon Valley with the venture-capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers took the college and state by surprise. more
Just days after the Sept. 5 launch of the University of Rhode Island’s Business Engagement Center, Executive Director Katharine Hazard Flynn was out in the business community making connections. more
Joseph L. Dowling III has been named the new chief investment officer at Brown University effective June 2013, the school announced Thursday. more
Supplementing a liberal arts education with “real-world experience” is the carrot career-center directors and admissions staff at Rhode Island’s colleges and universities increasingly dangle when marketing their schools to incoming freshmen. more
States seeking to strengthen their economy should look to educational offerings, urges The Economic Policy Institute in a recent study, titled “A Well Educated Workforce is Key to State Prosperity.” more
When 126 high school juniors and seniors in northern Rhode Island started a summer program to beef up their math skills on Aug. 13, they began learning from entrepreneurs as well as teachers about the importance of using math to run a business. more
Fitch Ratings Ltd. has assigned a rating of “BBB” to $58 million R.I. Health and Educational Building Corp. higher education facilities revenue refunding bonds, issued on behalf of Roger Williams University. more
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