Updated January 19 at 7:42pm
Higher Education
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The Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame’s 2016 induction class includes 14 state residents who will be honored posthumously this weekend. more
The Rhode Island Cyber Range Initiative was officially launched by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and the R.I. Emergency Management Agency on Friday. more
Increased casino competition in New England, especially from Massachusetts, will present challenges for Rhode Island’s gambling industry and the state revenue it generates, according to a new study from The College and University Research Collaborative. more
Building on the school’s strong mathematical and computational science programs, Brown University has launched the Data Science Initiative, focused on big data, that will lead to new research opportunities and includes a new master’s program. more
The pursuit of higher education may be exacerbating gaps in financial well-being between blacks and whites, rather than narrowing them. more
Career entrepreneur Danny Warshay, a 1987 Brown University graduate,is leading the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship for his alma mater. more
Respondents in a poll commissioned by Bryant University generally favored the bond requests that will be considered by voters in the Nov. 8 general election, with two-thirds or more saying they would approve state borrowing directed to veterans’ housing and environmental improvements. more
Rhode Island ranked fifth highest in the nation for its average student debt of $32,920, according to a report released Tuesday by the Project on Student Debt at The Institute for College Access & Success. more
A new educational program in honor of Roger Williams, funded by Letitia and John Carter through the Rhode Island Foundation, will give students and teachers access to a trove of information on Rhode Island’s founding father, and also award up to $240,000 a year in college scholarships, according to an announcement made Tuesday by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
With state employment growing faster than the national level and the unemployment rate the lowest it’s been since “the ‘dot com’ boom at the turn of the century,” the Massachusetts economy is performing well, according to the Editorial Board of MassBenchmarks, the journal of the Massachusetts economy published by the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute in collaboration with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. more
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