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Abigail Rider has been appointed vice president of administration and finance at the University of Rhode Island, effective in early March, according to a statement by the school on Thursday. more
In acknowledgement of City Year Providence’s commitment and service to the capital city’s community, Bank of America awarded it a $200,000 Neighborhood Builders grant at the start of last month. more
Hosted by the Newport Historical Society, the Buchanan-Burnham Summer Internship, now known as the Buchanan Burnham Endowment for Visiting Scholars, is entering its 15th year and is accepting applicants for its summer 2017 expanded focus. 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
A child holds a small barbell with colored balls on its ends to control a spaceship on a computer screen, moving it left to right to avoid obstacles. But there's more to this game than it seems – the angles of the child's wrist movements are being … more
Career and technical education is making a comeback in Rhode Island. Long overdue, real career programs provide high school students with opportunities to learn skills required of the workforce, to develop strong relationships with instructors, to … more
PROVIDENCE – The Special Collections Department at Providence Public Library recently acquired the organizational archives of AS220. Founded in 1985 in Providence, AS220 is credited as a national model for urban revitalization and in its … more
Kids' menus have remained largely unchanged, even as our food knowledge and sophistication have evolved in the post-boom, post-culinary, post-celebrity-chef era. This has resulted in some hand-wringing in some halls of academia. A study … more
(Updated 7 p.m.) Donald J. Farish, Roger Williams University president, has responded to the presidential executive order on immigration, saying he is affirming the university’s “commitment to international and Muslim students, faculty and staff – as well as to their families.” more
Christina H. Paxson, president of Brown University since 2012, has been reappointed to a second, five-year term by the Corporation of Brown University, extending her tenure to 2022, according to a statement from the school on Thursday. more
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