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Seventeen University of Rhode Island students recently analyzed the Providence harbor to recommend ways to make it more resilient to severe weather and sea-level rise, including building a 2,000-foot-long, 25-foot-tall barrier. more
The E. Richard Durfee Scholarship Fund raised more than $20,000 during its first annual fundraiser. Proceeds from the event will provide scholarships to Narragansett High School students pursuing higher education in math or science fields. more
The 2014 Rhode Island high school graduation rate improved by a percentage point, to 81 percent, the R.I. Department of Education reported Thursday. more
College students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are invited to apply for one of Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance’s (SENEDIA)2015 scholarships. more
Victor Woolridge, a trustee of the University of Massachusetts, has been named chairman of the board and tasked with leading the search for a new university president. more
Rhode Island has earned a “B-” on a new report card on teacher pension policy from the National Council on Teacher Quality. more
Rhode Island’s charter school law ranked 33rd in the nation, one spot improved from last year, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools’ annual ranking of charter school laws. more
The Center for Dynamic Learning today launched a Career and Exploration Center to help city teens gain hands-on skills in the technical trades, engineering and manufacturing fields. more
PROVIDENCE – Legislation introduced in the General Assembly would allow college graduates to claim a tax credit for payments on their student loans – a move aimed at keeping “talented, educated people in Rhode Island and encouraging innovators to make the state their home,” according to a statement. more
For the past three years, Mary Lu Bilek has been dean of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School of Law, where she has supported pursuit of accreditation by the American Bar Association and real-world educational programs for new lawyers. Late last year, the law school launched a Commonwealth Fellows program that discounts tuition by $5,000 for qualified students, lowering the rate from $24,178 to under $20,000 a year. more
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