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Higher Education
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The R.I. Board of Education endorsed legislation Monday night that would authorize leasing terms for redevelopment of the South Street Power Station into an academic and nursing-school complex, paving the way for what Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee called a “meds and eds” project that is “a natural for us.” more
Brown University is among the 50 best-rated and most affordable colleges for international students, according to a new study of U.S. News and World Report data compiled by college rankings website Great Value Colleges. more
Attorneys, certified financial planners and financial advisers looking to understand more about 529 college savings plans will have an opportunity later this month when AllianceBernstein Investments, the program manager for CollegeBoundfund, Rhode Island’s 529 plan, presents two programs titled “Learning About 529 Strategies.” more
Regina Bell, lecturer and academic adviser for the public relations program at the University of Rhode Island, recently helped students launch a social media campaign to fight childhood malnutrition. … more
Co-founders of Betaspring alumnus EdTrips talk about the digital platform, which allows for the planning and organizing educational travel and field trips. more
A biologist and theologian at Providence College has been awarded a major national health grant to support research of a gene linked to several human cancers. more
Since the 1980s, the Community College of Rhode Island has been contracting with employers to offer for-credit and noncredit classes that train students in manufacturing and other sectors, with health care a growing focus. more
Sarah Murphy, a substitute child care worker at the nonprofit Child & Family and a junior at Rhode Island College, is getting an increase in her minimum wage salary this year. more
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State recently received a $30,000 Amgen Foundation Grant to develop and implement a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics curriculum into the mentoring agency’s site-based programming. more
Three University of Rhode Island engineering professors are using the human nervous system as inspiration for a “smart city” sensor network. more
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