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When Emma Beade was a senior at Rhode Island School of Design, she became invested in the idea of getting her school to divest from fossil-fuel-producing companies so it could do its part to save the planet. The student-organized Divest … more
Participation rates on advanced placement exams increased by 7 percentage points compared with the previous year, according to the R.I. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. more
Rhode Islanders gave the state’s public school system a collective C in the latest Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership poll. At the same time, roughly half of the poll respondents said that the state was moving in the wrong direction. more
1Why has Providence College created a new post, assistant vice president for integrated learning, and promoted its director of career education to fill it? This move is our response to questions about the value of a liberal arts education … more
PROVIDENCE – Brown University has the best value in Rhode Island, according to SmartAsset, a financial-technology company. The Ivy League school was singled out for its performance in categories that included scholarships provided, … more
Chancellor Divina Grossman announced Friday that she will step down as leader of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, effective Dec. 24. more
More than $480,000 has been awarded by the Rhode Island Foundation in seed funding for 20 medical research projects. more
Charles Watson, assistant diversity director for the University of Rhode Island College of Engineering, was recently recognized as the minority engineering program director of the year by the National Society of Black Engineers. What is … more
Last year, Providence Business News asked University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley how close the university was to being a top-tier research institution. "We're already there in some areas," Dooley said. Dooley, president since … more
John J. Bowen's commitment to Johnson & Wales University has sustained a long haul. In the course of four decades, he has worked to move the school forward, through new offerings and re-positioning. An alumnus himself, Bowen is dedicated to making … more
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