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Salve Regina University will use a $1 million gift from the Alletta Morris McBean Charitable Trust to endow its first named academic program in honor of the late preservationist Noreen Stonor Drexel. more
Using a $15 million gift from a prominent alumnus whose father suffered from a stroke and Alzheimer’s disease, the University of Rhode Island is establishing a neuroscience research institute. The George and Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience at URI will be dedicated to research in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative and neurological diseases, URI President David M. Dooley told the Providence Business News. more
More than 90 percent of graduates from the Community College of Rhode Island class of 2012 have found employment, continued their education or pursued a combination of both, according to the school’s most recent Career Placement and Graduate Transfer Report. more
A team of Brown University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers will help NASA develop scientific goals and exploration strategies for the Earth’s and Mars’ moons as part of a new research institute. more
The University of Rhode Island will launch its inaugural “mini-semester” January term this winter at its South Kingstown and Providence campuses, the university announced Tuesday. more
Two Rhode Island biomedical companies featured in a new report by The Science Coalition released Tuesday highlight the role of federal research funding in strengthening innovation, creating new jobs and bolstering the economy. more
The Corporation of Brown University determined it would not divest from investments in the mining or use of coal this past weekend, opting to advance teaching, research and sustainability at the university instead. more
Oshean Inc., a nonprofit group formed to develop communications infrastructure in Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts, announced the completion Friday of Beacon 2.0, a high-speed fiber-optic network connecting more than 100 schools, hospitals, libraries and government agencies. more
The University of Rhode Island generated $726 million in statewide economic activity, supported an estimated 8,200 jobs and provided approximately $392 million in wages in fiscal 2012, according to a report released Wednesday by the URI Foundation. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School of Law earned a place among the top five law schools in the region for black students in the Lawyers of Color Black Student’s Guide to Law Schools 2014. more
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