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(Updated 9:46 a.m. and 2:56 p.m.) A 22-year-old Brown University senior made Forbes’ 2017 30 under 30 list of the top change-makers and innovators in the country. more
Catherine Sama, professor of Italian at the University of Rhode Island, was recently awarded with the Genocide Education of the Year Award from the Rhode Island branch of the national Genocide Education Project. What is your main objective … more
Brown University announced Tuesday that a new center for students who are the first in their families to attend college will open this summer in the university’s Science Library. more
Colleen Dalton, assistant professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences at Brown University, recently received a CAREER Award, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious honor for early-career faculty. The grant will help Dalton … more
Rhode Island College Foundation’s 2017 Building an Age-Friendly Rhode Island campaign was boosted by a $121,000 Tufts Health Plan Foundation grant, according to a Thursday statement by the school. more
The idea of free college, one of the pillars of Bernie Sanders' unsuccessful presidential bid, hasn't been discarded in the wake of the 2016 election. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently released a plan to make all public colleges in that state free … more
Nicknamed the Ocean State, Rhode Island is home to thousands of boaters, various fishing companies, a Naval base and a prodigious port-based economy – all of which rely heavily on fossil fuel-powered machinery and vessels. The maritime … more
In January, Providence College received a $50,000 gift from Col. Noel J. Doyle Jr., ’58, a 30-year Army veteran who served two tours in Vietnam, and his wife, in support of a new scholarship for veterans who attend the college’s School of Continuing Education. more
The Rhode Islanders I know are doers — successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates and passionate educators. more
On his first day at Brown University, now-junior Alexis Rodriguez-Camacho didn't identify as a first-generation, low-income college student, even though his mother, a Mexican immigrant, only recently completed elementary school courses. "I … more
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