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Newport is making a second push to be listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list – recognition that commission members appointed by the governor say could bring more history buffs and cultural aficionados to the city and the state. more
After students at Bay View Academy Middle School in East Providence learned that toddlers residing at McAuley Village in Providence did not have “board” books to read, they recently held a book drive to benefit the children living in the two-year transitional-housing program. More than 500 books were collected for McAuley Village as a result of the initiative. more
1 In February you awarded a ninth round of Collaborative Research STAC grants on climate variability. How do you select the year’s focus? The round of grants that we just awarded is the required … more
St. Mary Academy – Bay View middle school students compete in a robotics qualifying tournament on Dec. 6 at The Gordon School in East Providence. The Bay View team qualified for the First Lego League state championship, to be held Jan. 17 at Roger Williams University. The team also won first place for its research project and presentation. Clockwise from bottom left, around the practice competition board: Elizabeth Killian, Kinzie Fairman, Elizabeth Cooney, Sophia Javid, Emilie Lum, Abigail Swift, Giovanna Sgalia, Isabella DeNuccio, Brooke Nyman and Christina O’Brien. more
In Rhode Island those who work in law enforcement are all too often treated with disdain and blamed for everything from taxes to speeding tickets. more
As a researcher for the College & University Research Collaborative, Jonathan Harris, an assistant professor of design at Johnson & Wales University, is exploring whether bike paths and mass transit in the state cater to millennials – or should. more
Despite the increasing enrollment in charter schools and mayoral academies in Rhode Island, the topic of school choice has been not found itself often onto the front pages of the public discussion. But it will soon. more
Vittoria Pacifico-DeBenedictis, president of Bay View Academy, was selected as one of the 2015 Three Wise Women by the National Organization of Italian Women. Pacifico-DeBenedictis was born in Avellino, Italy, and she moved to Massachusetts when she was 7. She has had a longstanding career in Catholic education, beginning as a middle school teacher in South Boston. She soon moved from teaching to administration, where she held several leadership roles in Catholic schools around Massachusetts. Pacifico-DeBenedictis is involved with NEASC, serving as a chairperson, commission member and speaker. She holds a master’s degree in school administration from Emmanuel College and she is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where she is pursuing her degree in leadership in urban education. Pacifico-DeBenedictis will be honored on Jan. 27, during the organization’s Rhode Island Epiphany Celebration. more
“What you did on summer vacation” takes on a new meaning through the expanding Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative. more
Seems difficult to imagine that the home of Rhode Island School of Design would come up short in terms of connecting designers to clients and to one another. more
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