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Higher Education
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With the opening of its new Providence campus, Roger Williams University is recommitting to its roots. Founded 60 years ago in Providence as a two-year institution that aimed to educate working adults, RWU is taking the opportunity to make … more
Could Providence be the next Cambridge, a city known as a biotechnology hub? Given recent economic-development activity, it would seem that this corner of the technology sector is on the verge of a takeoff. Since CV Properties LLC and … more
Phillip G. Clark, a University of Rhode Island gerontology professor, has been honored with the "Making a Difference Award" from LeadingAge R.I. for his efforts to improve geriatrics knowledge and health care services. Why did you initially … more
Kobi Dennis says he's dedicated his career to boosting educational and employment opportunities for those most in need in Providence. The downtown resident's work as co-founder of Unified Solutions, which finds education, employment and … more
After Margarita Gonzalez graduated from Paul Cuffee Upper School in Providence in 2014, she enrolled in The University of Rhode Island. It didn't take long, however, for her to realize she was uncertain about what she wanted to do with her life, so she dropped out and decided to take a so-called gap year. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranks last in New England in the percentage of residents with higher education degrees, according to a Lumina Foundation study. In its report released this month, "A Stronger Nation," the foundation found that … more
(Updated 3 p.m.) In Rhode Island, students who are known as “debaters” would do best at Brown University. more
A fundraising drive for the new Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame will begin June 14 at Conley’s Wharf Building at 200 Allens Ave. at 3 p.m. more
Brown University is launching an interdisciplinary center for entrepreneurship with a $25 million gift from alumnus Jonathan M. Nelson, founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. more
Samuel M. Mencoff, a Chicago investment executive, will become Brown University’s 21st chancellor this summer. more
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