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Ronald K. Machtley is president of Bryant University, which recently received a $2.5 million challenge grant from The Warren Alpert Foundation for the university’s School of Health Sciences. more
The New England Institute of Technology established a College of Graduate and Professional Studies under the direction of Douglas H. Sherman, NEIT senior vice president and provost, according to an announcement made Friday. more
Through a three-year, $144,500 Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the New Bedford Whaling Museum will augment its New Bedford High School apprenticeship program. more
PROVIDENCE – While Brown University has the largest endowment fund among colleges in southern New England, Rhode Island College was the only local institution that didn't post a decline in 2015-16, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Feb. 13. Brown's … more
PROVIDENCE – The Corporation of Brown University announced on Feb. 13 it has authorized the commencement of the selection process for an architect to design a new campus performing arts center. A vote on Feb. 11 by the corporation's … more
Rhode Island is rich in economic history. Samuel Slater, dubbed "father of the American Industrial Revolution" by Andrew Jackson, erected his first mill in Pawtucket. A hundred years later the robber barons transformed the oceanside city of Newport … more
The Labor Department recently announced that the U.S. economy had enjoyed a record 76 consecutive months with job gains. Yet at the same time, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reports that 5.6 million jobs remain unfilled because of a pernicious "skills … more
How a Nobel Prize-winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality. W. W. Norton & Co. more
As a way to expand the offerings of its student-led investment fund, Bryant University has extended a visiting professor appointment to Kevin Maloney, a veteran of the finance industry and academic in the field of fixed-income investments. more
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth associate professor of STEM education and teacher development Walter Stroup has received a $457,755 grant from the National Science Foundation. more
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