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Alan Usas, director of Brown University’s executive master in cybersecurity program, discusses the new program with Providence Business News. The intensive 16-month program is for individuals who want to advance their careers in cybersecurity; it is taught by leaders from Brown’s Department of Computer Science and Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, and by practitioners who are driving advances in cybersecurity. more
Among Rhode Island universities and colleges, only at Roger Williams University are female professors paid more than their male counterparts - and just barely. more
Brown University President Christina H. Paxson arrived in Beijing on Sunday as part of a weeklong visit to explore opportunities for collaboration and to create awareness of the Ivy League university’s commitment to addressing pressing world challenges through integrative scholarship. more
Pomegranates and other so-called “superfoods” are known by scientists to have positive effects on the brain by improving functions such as memory and cognition. But a team of University of Rhode Island researchers has discovered it may not be the “superfoods” themselves that have positive effects, but rather the way these foodstuffs interact with the body’s microflora during gut microbial metabolism that could lead to breakthroughs in protecting against Alzheimer’s. more
The Rhode Island Foundation is promoting the availability of $1.5 million in scholarships, with the first deadlines cropping up April 8. more
WOONSOCKET – A Senate bill would restore Mount St. Charles Academy's tax-exempt status, but city officials are pushing back. Councilman Garrett Mancieri is asking fellow council members to pass a formal resolution to block the measure, … more
In one room at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Massachusetts, a large table is shared by a half-dozen people, plugged into laptops and oblivious to passing visitors. In a connecting hallway, overstuffed couches attract workers who would rather … more
Charles Watson, assistant diversity director for the University of Rhode Island College of Engineering, was recently recognized as the minority engineering program director of the year by the National Society of Black Engineers. What is … more
Researchers explain why the "friend versus foe/fight or flight" debate misses the mark. Crown Business ISBN 978-0307720214 | $27 more
Hadfield offers life advice after logging nearly 4,000 tumultuous hours in space. Little, Brown and Co. ISBN 978-0316253048 | $18 more
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