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PROVIDENCE – While Brown University has the largest endowment fund among colleges in southern New England, Rhode Island College was the only local institution that didn't post a decline in 2015-16, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Feb. 13. Brown's … more
Catherine Sama, professor of Italian at the University of Rhode Island, was recently awarded with the Genocide Education of the Year Award from the Rhode Island branch of the national Genocide Education Project. What is your main objective … more
Colleen Dalton, assistant professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences at Brown University, recently received a CAREER Award, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious honor for early-career faculty. The grant will help Dalton … more
The idea of free college, one of the pillars of Bernie Sanders' unsuccessful presidential bid, hasn't been discarded in the wake of the 2016 election. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently released a plan to make all public colleges in that state free … more
Nicknamed the Ocean State, Rhode Island is home to thousands of boaters, various fishing companies, a Naval base and a prodigious port-based economy – all of which rely heavily on fossil fuel-powered machinery and vessels. The maritime … more
In January, Providence College received a $50,000 gift from Col. Noel J. Doyle Jr., ’58, a 30-year Army veteran who served two tours in Vietnam, and his wife, in support of a new scholarship for veterans who attend the college’s School of Continuing Education. more
On his first day at Brown University, now-junior Alexis Rodriguez-Camacho didn't identify as a first-generation, low-income college student, even though his mother, a Mexican immigrant, only recently completed elementary school courses. "I … more
PROVIDENCE – The Corporation of Brown University announced on Feb. 13 it has authorized the commencement of the selection process for an architect to design a new campus performing arts center. A vote on Feb. 11 by the corporation's … more
Could Amazon.com Inc. customers help pay for tuition-free college in Rhode Island? Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's office isn't saying that's the anticipated funding source for her spending plan to pay tuition costs for in-state students attending … more
The College Crusade of Rhode Island’s Cranston-based college readiness program will benefit from a $5,000 grant during the 2016-17 school year thanks to a donation made in that amount by Taco/The White Family Foundation. more
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