Brown University has made a new commitment to provide at least one funded internship or research opportunity to any student who receives need-based financial aid, President Christina Paxson said Thursday.
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Former Brown University President Ruth J. Simmons was Rhode Island’s highest paid college president in 2011 at just under $1.3 million, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, which ranked her 21st in the nation for the year.
Rhode Island School of Design has a long and rich history of commitment to the state’s progress and economic development. In 1877, a group of 34 forward-thinking women – members of the Rhode Island Women’s Centennial Commission – envisioned the importance of art and design as vital to the state’s manufacturing economy when they founded Rhode Island School of Design. Part of RISD’s original mission was “to teach artisans in drawing, painting, modeling and designing, that they may successfully apply the principles of art to the requirements of trade and manufacture.”
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The Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is accepting requests from area businesses and organizations to perform marketing research for the semester beginning January 2014.
Jody Lisberger, Gender and Women Studies program director and associate professor at the University of Rhode Island, was recently awarded the Susan Currier Visiting Professorship for Teaching Excellence at California Polytechnic State University. She will travel to the school this fall to teach courses in feminist scholarship and memoir writing.
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.