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FRAMINGHAM, Mass. – Cumberland Farms has awarded seven soon-to-be college students from Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass., $1,000 Believe and Achieve scholarships, the company announced. more
PROVIDENCE – Oded Ezer, a critically acclaimed Israeli graphic artist and typographer with an international reputation, will teach this fall at the Rhode Island School of Design. more
For the Rhode Island School of the Future, instilling values like persistence and teamwork in students through robotics competitions is more important than contest-winning technology tricks. more
Internships can change a student’s life. They are one of the many experiential education opportunities, including study abroad, that offer students new experiences that they didn’t know existed. In addition to being a resume builder, meaningful internships provide a strong foundation to starting a career and preparing a student to enter the workforce. Here at Johnson & Wales University, experiential education enriches our academic programs and provides a clear path to graduation. more
Known best for its culinary-arts program, Johnson & Wales University offers degrees in the arts and sciences, business, education, nutrition, hospitality and technology. Not typically considered a school for athletes, the university in fact has 22 varsity athletic sports at the Providence campus. Three programs debuted in 2013 –- women’s field hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse – while women’s hockey was added as a club sport this year. This past year, the university also completed construction of the school’s first athletic fields. more
Brown University will continue to study the issue of divesting its holdings in at least 15 companies that mine or burn coal for the production of power, according to a May 24 statement from university President Christina Paxson. more
BRISTOL – A Roger Williams University professor has filed a multimillion dollar sexual-discrimination lawsuit against her employer, according to a statement. more
Johnson & Wales University saw total revenue and gains increase 0.6 percent in the fiscal year ended June 30 to $486.8 million, as the school’s scholarship funding and operating expenses increased, according to the 2012-2013 annual report released Thursday. more
BOSTON – A former for-profit school in Massachusetts that abruptly closed in January has been sued over allegations that it engaged in a range of deceptive schemes to meet accreditation requirements and maximize profit to which it was not entitled, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
There is no question that John Maeda left his mark on the Rhode Island School of Design, although the manner of his leaving might be worth further discussion. more
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