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Brown University sanctioned two fraternities for hosting unregistered drinking parties that it said facilitated sexual misconduct, the latest U.S. college taking measures to curb excesses in campus alcohol culture. more
The Rhode Island School of Design’s presidential search committee has begun preliminary interviews of candidates to replace former President John Maeda, according to the school website. more
Bryant University has named Glenn M. Sulmasy, a U.S. Coast Guard Academy captain, as its first provost and chief academic officer, effective this March. more
New England Institute of Technology again is offering a tuition freeze to all individuals who enroll by Dec. 31. more
The “Vote Yes on 4” campaign in support of a $125 million bond issue to build new engineering facilities at the University of Rhode Island gets underway Sept. 29 at Toray Plastics (America) at Quonset Point in North Kingstown. From left, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello; Cheryl Merchant, president and CEO of Hope Global; Raymond M. Wright, dean of URI’s College of Engineering and David M. Dooley, URI president, discuss the initiative. more
Rachel Smith, a graduate student at the University of Rhode Island, credits her academic adviser with reminding her about a relatively new school mantra she used to help her finish her undergraduate degree and keep loans she’ll eventually have to repay to a minimum. more
Four National Science Foundation grants have been awarded to University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professor Honggang Wang for wireless monitoring of premature infants, and other health initiatives. more
(Editor’s note: This two-part package is part of a planned series of stories on statewide ballot questions voters will consider.) more
Randall Rosenbaum, executive director for the R.I. State Council on the Arts, says a $35 million “creative and culture economy bond” request voters will be asked to approve on Election Day will more than pay for itself in new jobs and general economic and cultural stimulation. more
The Johnson & Wales University Physician Assistant Studies Program will enroll up to six qualified University of Rhode Island graduates in each admission cycle of JWU’s master’s degree program, according to an agreement school officials plan to sign Friday. more
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