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Salve Regina University will use a $1 million gift from the Alletta Morris McBean Charitable Trust to endow its first named academic program in honor of the late preservationist Noreen Stonor Drexel. more
Collaborating on science, technology, engineering, arts and math through a highly selective workshop that involved students at three universities in Rhode Island and Massachusetts has led participants to new insights and, for some, pursuit of a new STEAM initiative. more
Undergraduates at some local schools are turning to financial-literacy programs to help them cope with college debt, which can easily exceed the mortgage of a modest home. more
The Techstyle Haus, which is, literally, a textile house with a flexible exterior using high-performance material with solar cells laminated to the fabric, is rising in a Providence warehouse. more
CUMBERLAND – Civic Builders last month announced the closing of financing and start of construction on the 40,000-square-foot charter school for Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy. more
A team of five Providence College students has won the school a place among 32 finalists that will compete at the 18th Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Championship, the college announced Tuesday. more
For the Rhode Island School of the Future, instilling values like persistence and teamwork in students through robotics competitions is more important than contest-winning technology tricks. more
Internships can change a student’s life. They are one of the many experiential education opportunities, including study abroad, that offer students new experiences that they didn’t know existed. In addition to being a resume builder, meaningful internships provide a strong foundation to starting a career and preparing a student to enter the workforce. Here at Johnson & Wales University, experiential education enriches our academic programs and provides a clear path to graduation. more
Known best for its culinary-arts program, Johnson & Wales University offers degrees in the arts and sciences, business, education, nutrition, hospitality and technology. Not typically considered a school for athletes, the university in fact has 22 varsity athletic sports at the Providence campus. Three programs debuted in 2013 –- women’s field hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse – while women’s hockey was added as a club sport this year. This past year, the university also completed construction of the school’s first athletic fields. more
Johnson & Wales University saw total revenue and gains increase 0.6 percent in the fiscal year ended June 30 to $486.8 million, as the school’s scholarship funding and operating expenses increased, according to the 2012-2013 annual report released Thursday. more
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