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The search for a new president for the University of Massachusetts system launched Friday with the creation of a search committee by the board of trustees. more
Convincing businesses and homeowners to look at the long-term perspective, not just the immediate cost of investment, is one of many challenges communities and governments face as the impact of climate change becomes an increasingly pressing issue, economist Howard Kunreuther told environmental experts, area residents and a group of international journalists Friday at the Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting. more
Serve Rhode Island and the Pawtucket School District have won a $219,680 federal grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency for service and volunteering that administers AmeriCorps, to boost graduation rates and help Pawtucket students connect with opportunities after graduation. more
The Herbert Pell and Claiborne Pell Medal for U.S. History will be awarded to one student at each high school and college in the state who has excelled in the study of U.S. history, according to a news release from the Pell Center at Salve Regina University. more
Four National Science Foundation grants have been awarded to University of Massachusetts Dartmouth professor Honggang Wang for wireless monitoring of premature infants, and other health initiatives. more
The University of Massachusetts has created six new startup companies within the past year, the most ever, and the companies range from music software technology to gene therapy. more
College graduates searching for a job online will have better prospects in Massachusetts than in Rhode Island, according to a report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. more
Brown University earned a place among the 100 “most prestigious universities in the planet,” according to Times Higher Education, which published the 2015 World Reputation Rankings Wednesday. more
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Julia Angwin will speak about privacy at the University of Rhode Island’s Honors Colloquium on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition is partnering with the Bryant Marketing Association, a volunteer, student-led group at Bryant University, to promote its 2015 competition using social media tools. more
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