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Why did you select your profession? Watching children make progress and seeing the look on their parents' faces when their child achieved something was the most rewarding a job could ever be for me. What's the best career advice you've … more
PROVIDENCE – With Rhode Island schools needing nearly $2 billion in repairs, a group of policymakers and labor leaders is calling on state lawmakers to find ways to increase funding for construction-related projects in the coming years, WPRI-TV … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island landed in the top half of a ranking of the "best states" by U.S. News & World Report, coming in 21st, although it is the lowest-ranked state in New England. U.S. News, which released the ranking Feb. 28, said … more
Catherine Sama, professor of Italian at the University of Rhode Island, was recently awarded with the Genocide Education of the Year Award from the Rhode Island branch of the national Genocide Education Project. What is your main objective … more
Colleen Dalton, assistant professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences at Brown University, recently received a CAREER Award, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious honor for early-career faculty. The grant will help Dalton … more
An Innovation Center will open in September at Rocky Hill School, offering students enrichment opportunities focused on innovation, design thinking and entrepreneurship. more
Former Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee, in his short-lived quest for the Democratic presidential nomination, proposed that the U.S. go metric. This position was seen as evidence that our Linc was a clueless scatterbrain. Clearly, anyone espousing such a … more
KUNAL MANKODIYA, a University of Rhode Island biomedical engineering professor, is making significant strides in his research on ways to transform wearable items into high-tech tools to help patients with Parkinson's disease. The director of URI's … more
In January, Providence College received a $50,000 gift from Col. Noel J. Doyle Jr., ’58, a 30-year Army veteran who served two tours in Vietnam, and his wife, in support of a new scholarship for veterans who attend the college’s School of Continuing Education. more
On his first day at Brown University, now-junior Alexis Rodriguez-Camacho didn't identify as a first-generation, low-income college student, even though his mother, a Mexican immigrant, only recently completed elementary school courses. "I … more
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