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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
Rhode Island ranked 39th in terms of financial literacy, the lowest among the New England states, according to the latest survey by WalletHub, which rated the states and the District of Columbia on financial-education programs and consumer habits. more
College graduates searching for a job online will have better prospects in Massachusetts than in Rhode Island, according to a report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. more
Social Enterprise Greenhouse will celebrate its 2015 SEG accelerator graduates and the grand opening of the SEG Hub at 10 Davol Square, suite 100, on April 2 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. more
Bristol County again is the healthiest county in the state and Providence is the least, according to the sixth annual County Health Rankings by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. more
Top-ranked business schools are raising tuition by about 4 percent this fall, bumping up the cost of classes for the 2015-16 academic year to nearly $60,000 on average. Throw in room and board, fees, and textbooks, and it will cost as much as $99,000 to attend B-school next year. more
The severe snowstorms in February temporarily slowed the Massachusetts economy, but do not appear to have derailed the “healthy expansion” that the state has experienced in recent quarters, according to the latest MassBenchmarks brief. more
A study on the “mismatch” between jobs in declining industries and jobs available today does not fully explain Rhode Island’s high unemployment rate, according to a new study released Monday by the College & University Research Collaborative. more
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