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Participation rates on advanced placement exams increased by 7 percentage points compared with the previous year, according to the R.I. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. more
Rhode Island FIRST Tech Challenge, sponsored by New England Institute of Technology, is inviting students in grades 7-12 interested in robotics to the kick off of the 2015-2016 robotics season on Sept 12. more
A decadelong study of water quality in Narragansett Bay by oceanographers from the University of Rhode Island has found that reductions in nitrogen discharged into the bay from sewage treatment plants has resulted in much clearer water and fewer algae blooms. more
Last week, about 30 Brown University students crashed a campus panel on female university presidents. more
The first hints of construction materialized Thursday as the developer of the South Street Landing project said the firm is on track for a summer closing on the property and completion of the project by early 2017. more
January’s economic momentum sagged – an inauspicious start to 2015, Leonard Lardaro, an economist with the University of Rhode Island, said Monday. more
Otilia Ferreira, the daughter of a Portuguese American radio and newspaper pioneer, has gifted the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with a $500,000 bequest. The gift will be used … more
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State recently received a $30,000 Amgen Foundation Grant to develop and implement a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics curriculum into the mentoring agency’s site-based programming. more
Three University of Rhode Island engineering professors are using the human nervous system as inspiration for a “smart city” sensor network. more
A Harvard University administrator and a chancellor from within the University of Massachusetts system have been named finalists for the UMass presidency. more
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