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Higher Education
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Being overweight doesn’t just impact one’s physical health; according to research from a University of Rhode Island professor, societal discrimination against individuals carrying extra pounds creates chronic stress for them. more
WARWICK – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo joined faculty, staff and students of New England Institute of Technology's Shipbuilding/Marine and Advanced Manufacturing Institute Oct. 12 to celebrate with 150 students who have completed a 300-hour machinist … more
BRISTOL – Roger Williams University has the best college food in Rhode Island, according to USA Today College's "Best College Food" list, released Oct. 17. USA Today College said the university's Dining Commons was rated the best dining … more
Career entrepreneur Danny Warshay, a 1987 Brown University graduate,is leading the new Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship for his alma mater. more
A $100,000 gift made by the Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation for Adult Autism, the nation’s first nonprofit exclusively geared to understanding adult autism, to Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies will establish The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Adult Autism Theater and Performing Arts Fund. more
Home renovation and repair spending is expected to strengthen in 2017, before tapering, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity, released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. more
As a biologist, I know that populations of organisms, faced with a changing environment, adapt or go extinct. That's a useful lesson for social organizations as well, and higher education is no exception. Colleges and universities have … more
The University of Rhode Island Women’s Sailing Team has received $130,000 in gifts toward its $450,000 fundraising goal to replace its aging fleet. more
Many working professionals are expected to understand legal standards and concepts, but lack a formal legal education. After identifying this as a need, Roger Williams University School of Law created a master's degree program that allows … more
Here are profiles of four active Rhode Island business people who are past - or at- retirement age: Gary S. Sasse, Merrill W. Sherman, Ronald K. Machtley and Umberto "Bert" Crenca. more
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