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The latest figures for diversity produced by the U.S. Department of Education reveal that 55 percent of the student body at the Rhode Island School of Design come from minority groups, the highest amount of any Rhode Island-based educational institution. more
The University of Rhode Island is now offering the Peace Corps Prep Program to its undergraduate students, making it the first college or university in the state to do so. more
Three Roger Williams University students helped Coventry leaders create a campaign to promote the town as a tourist destination. more
Providence College, in an announcement Friday, said it will close the college-owned portion of Huxley Avenue, from Eaton to Ventura streets, to traffic sometime between May 16 and June 1, and permanently turn it into a pedestrian walkway. more
Peter J. Snyder, senior vice president and chief research officer at Lifespan, has been named chairman of the 10-member Rhode Island Neurosciences Leadership and Steering Committee. more
Bryant University on Wednesday will name its diversity and inclusion center after PwC in recognition of the global accounting firm’s gift of $1.35 million to support diversity and inclusion in scholarship and leadership. more
Brown University has recorded the highest number of applications in its history at 32,280 for the class of 2020, according to a report in The Brown Daily Herald. more
New England Institute of Technology President Richard I. Gouse ranked highest among private college chiefs in the region for his 2014 pay of $752,701. more
Rhode Islanders working to recover from trauma get a boost in the form of $382,000 in federal grants for mental health services. more
A record number of Rhode Island students took College Board tests last year, but Scholastic Aptitude Test scores fell compared with the prior year, according to a report released by the College Board on Tuesday. more
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