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The Princeton Review has named Brown University to its 2014 list of the 150 Best Value Colleges in the United States. more
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a University of Rhode Island pharmacy professor a $1.65 million grant to study a new treatment for alcoholism. more
The Rockefeller Foundation has awarded a $559,296 grant to the Coastal Resources Center at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography to coordinate and support the foundation’s Oceans & Fisheries Initiative. more
The University of Rhode Island’s Institute for Immunology and Informatics, also known as iCubed, does not rely on the university to finance its faculty salaries, and none of its faculty are tenured, meaning that expansion of any individual investigator’s program is entirely dependent on whether they publish and win grants, said director Dr. Anne S. De Groot. Faculty members who win grants get more space and equipment and control their own funding. more
The National Institutes of Health has awarded $1.3 million to University of Rhode Island researcher Wei Lu to study the application of inorganic nanoparticles in the treatment of cancer. more
A report released Thursday outlining an action plan to improve digital literacy in the state advised policymakers to work with educators and business leaders to transform the state’s digital media industry. more
Paying a couple of thousand dollars for a student-run research study at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth can be a good deal – but not just for the business client. more
The University of Rhode Island has been awarded the contract to operate the state’s Small Business Development Center, according to a release sent out by the U.S. Small Business Administration Tuesday. The announcement comes as Johnson & Wales University ends its eight-year stewardship of the center, which is dedicated to helping small businesses in the state by providing individual counseling, group programs and other services. more
The Corporation of Brown University determined it would not divest from investments in the mining or use of coal this past weekend, opting to advance teaching, research and sustainability at the university instead. more
A group of Brown University scientists hopes it has uncovered a climate-change-fighting breakthrough hiding in gold dust. more
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