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Named University of Rhode Island’s first dean of the College of Health Sciences, Gary Liguori was most recently an educator, researcher and department head at the University of Tennessee. As dean of the college, Liguori will serve as a member of the executive committee of URI’s Academic Health Collaborative, where he will work with faculty across disciplines to build robust and forward-looking educational and research programs relevant to the evolving roles of health and health care in the 21st century. He spoke with Providence Business News about his role as dean and the new college’s plans to expand its research, training and education capabilities. more
The Rhode Islanders I know are doers — successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates and passionate educators. more
The New England Institute of Technology announced it is now offering a fully online master of public health program, which is targeted to working professionals who need flexibility to complete courses around their work schedules and want to access the round-the-clock technical support via phone, email or chat. more
As I sat in the chamber of the House of Representatives listening to Gov. Gina Raimondo deliver her State of the State address, I was particularly pleased to hear her proposal for the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship initiative. more
Dr. Linda J. Resnik, a research scientist at the Providence VA Medical Center, was awarded a nearly $2.5 million U.S. Department of Defense contract last week to study the care of veterans and service members with upper-limb amputations. more
The 20 registered nurses that received bachelor’s degrees in nursing from the University of Rhode Island in December are the first graduates of the university’s College of Nursing’s online registered nurse to Bachelor of Science in nursing program, the only such program offered by a public university in Rhode Island. more
One of the enduring mysteries of the fake-news epidemic is why it’s happening now, when it’s easier than ever for readers to fact-check stories with a few quick keystrokes. more
The Champlin Foundations has given the Community College of Rhode Island a $300,000 grant toward its $893,000 campaign to establish an interactive learning center for health science students on its Flanagan campus in Lincoln, according to a release by the college on Thursday. more
Education nonprofit The College Crusade of Rhode Island raised $40,000 at its Nov. 17 Believe Breakfast, which honors the dedication of educators, state policymakers, business leaders, philanthropic organizations, community agencies and families who support the academic success of younger generations. more
Three questions: What does Donald J. Trump’s election portend for higher education? How should we respond to ill-conceived, threatening, or dangerous initiatives from Washington? Is higher education somehow complicit in President-elect Trump’s victory? more
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