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Higher Education
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For the second time in a month, Charles A. Watson, assistant director of diversity at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering, has been recognized for his work to help students, especially those of color. more
Two Rhode Island universities, Johnson & Wales and Salve Regina, have among the best online nonprofit management master’s degree programs in the country. more
The Council on Postsecondary Education set up an 11-member presidential search committee for Rhode Island College at its meeting Wednesday night. more
Andrew G. Campbell, a professor of medical science in Brown University’s Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, has been named the new dean of the university’s Graduate School, effective July 1. more
Stefanie Tellex, an assistant professor in the computer science department at Brown University, talked with Providence Business News about the work she does in the Humans to Robots lab, its recent Rethink Robotics Video Challenge win, which gave it its third Baxter robot, and the lab’s “million object challenge” involving Baxter robots. more
Brown University on Monday put forth a plan to create a more diverse and inclusive academic community that is responsive to issues of discrimination, inequality and structural racism. more
E. Paul Larrat, a respected professor, epidemiologist, and health policy and health economics analyst, has been named dean of the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy. He speaks with Providence Business News about initiatives at the college. more
Notwithstanding the popularity of positron emission tomography scans, they are not effective in discovering cervical cancer in lymph nodes, according to research recently published by a team of oncologists, including one physician from Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. more
The assistant vice principal of enrollment services at Rhode Island School of Design, Anthony Gallonio has worked in higher education for more than 20 years. After his daughter was diagnosed with cancer in 2010, he and his wife, Michelle La Riviere, founded the National GRACE Foundation, an organization that helps young cancer survivors and their families navigate the college application process. As executive director, Gallonio hosts college admission and financial aid nights across the country to educate families on the realities of college enrollment. more
The University of Rhode Island is launching an Academic Health Collaborative as it reorganizes health programs to maximize cross-disciplinary programs and spur external partnerships. more
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