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Higher Education
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Rhode Islanders gave the state’s public school system a collective C in the latest Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership poll. At the same time, roughly half of the poll respondents said that the state was moving in the wrong direction. more
Neal Fine, CEO of Aquanis LLC in North Kingstown, talks about the company that he founded last year and how he became involved in the wind energy research business, focusing on making wind turbines “smarter.” more
(Updated 3:47 p.m.) Taco Comfort Solutions and the John H. Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University were recognized on Monday with the president’s “E” award for exporting excellence at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. more
Roger Williams University on Monday showcased future community-centric opportunities available for students and organizations operating out of its new satellite campus, One Empire Plaza, which is under construction. more
After Margarita Gonzalez graduated from Paul Cuffee Upper School in Providence in 2014, she enrolled in The University of Rhode Island. It didn't take long, however, for her to realize she was uncertain about what she wanted to do with her life, so she dropped out and decided to take a so-called gap year. more
Dogs have been used for decades to sniff out explosives, but now a University of Rhode Island scientist and his team have come up with another way to detect bombs: sensors. more
(Updated 12:52 p.m. and 1:21 p.m.) New England Institute of Technology and Rhode Island School of Design each were included on a list of the top 30 small colleges nationwide for Introversion, Sensing, Thinking, Perception personality types by Degree Match, a website that helps individuals choose the right degree program. more
University of Rhode Island’s School of Oceanography was awarded $2.99 million by the National Science Foundation to embark on a research expedition next August aboard Newport-based SSV Oliver Hazard Perry to Canada’s Arctic’s Northwest Passage to document the changing environment in that region. more
(Updated 12:02 p.m.) The Roger Williams University Faculty Senate has voted to sever ties with Wells Fargo, calling the bank’s recent deposits scandal a “gross malfeasance” that’s inconsistent with the values and mission of the university. more
Five grants totaling $602,580 were awarded to the University of Rhode Island by The Champlin Foundations in support of technology and equipment acquisition in the communications, engineering, pharmacy and health sciences departments, according to a statement by the school on Monday. more
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