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Javier Manzano, a Pulitzer-prize winning photographer and documentary filmmaker, has been named the 2016 winner of the Pell Center Prize for Story in the Public Square. more
Rhode Island ranks second in the country with the highest average student loan debt, according to LendEDU’s Student Loan Debt by School & State 2016 Statistics Report. more
(Updated 1:10 p.m.) Medicaid Director Anya Rader Wallack will leave her position at the end of September to take a position with the Brown University School of Public Health. more
Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old Pakistani girls’ and children’s education activist, addressed a sold-out crowd at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Thursday evening where she talked about women’s equality and the impact of education in fighting terrorism. more
Thomas M. Ryan, a member of the University of Rhode Island’s Class of 1975 and former chairman and CEO of CVS Health Corp., was elected as chairman of the URI Foundation board of directors, the school announced Tuesday. more
Feinstein Leadership Scholarships, which will help Feinstein Junior Scholars attend Roger Williams University, were recently established by local philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein through a $500,000 gift made to RWU, according to a Monday announcement by the university. more
Hassenfeld Family Initiatives LLC donated a $500,000 grant to establish Hassenfeld Projects at Roger Williams University, a three-year initiative to expand and enhance the use of experiential education, RWU announced Tuesday. more
(Updated 6:40 p.m.) Rhode Island legislative leaders on Wednesday revealed an early divide over a proposal that would provide two years of free tuition to college students who maintain at least a 2.0 GPA at the state’s public institutions. more
The University of Massachusetts was granted 62 utility patents in 2015, putting the school at No. 30 on a list of the Top 100 worldwide universities that were granted U.S. patents. more
A Washington County Superior Court jury on Monday found Daniel E. Doyle Jr., founder of the Institute for International Sport, guilty on all charges related to his embezzlement case. more
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