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Higher Education
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Professors at Brown University make the most in Rhode Island, while those at the New England Institute of Technology make the least, according to a 2013 salary study by the Chronicle of Higher Education. But on average, male professors made 19.4 percent more in compensation than their female Ocean State colleagues. more
Three of the country’s 50 most amazing college museums are in Rhode Island – Brown University’s Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, the Rhode Island School of Design museum and the U.S. Naval War College museum. more
Blake Mitkoff, a culinary arts and food service management major from the Charlotte, N.C., campus, came in first place at Johnson & Wales University’s fourth annual “SharkFest” student entrepreneurship competition last week for “ChefBook,” an online service for customers who need chefs for private or temporary on-site work. more
Only one of every 17 cents coming from state car registration fees and gas taxes actually goes toward maintenance of Rhode Island’s bridges, a Roger Williams University scholar has found. more
Daniel Ward, a senior at Moses Brown School, has been named a Jefferson Scholar at the University of Virginia. more
School still pays. The cost of earning a college degree pays off with consistently higher lifetime earnings, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. more
More than $1.6 million in federal funding has been awarded to the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program to help protect coastal and marine resources. more
Growth and molting rates of juvenile lobsters are likely to significantly decrease as oceans become more acidic due to climate change, according to the results of a study conducted by a University of Rhode Island doctoral student. more
A multi-year program that will allow high school students to take a specialized curriculum and graduate with a community college degree will expand affordable access to higher education, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. more
Brown University admitted the lowest percentage of applicants - 8.5 percent - in its history this week, despite its applicant pool being its third largest ever at 30,397. more
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