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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
BRISTOL – Roger Williams University is now enrolling students for Applied Shellfish Farming, the university announced Jan. 2. A noncredit course offered during the winter/spring semester, it teaches aspiring shellfish farmers and … more
Stefan Pryor has reached his second anniversary as Rhode Island's first commerce secretary, a role that puts him at the intersection of job creation, business and housing development. more
Rhode Island College Foundation’s 2017 Building an Age-Friendly Rhode Island campaign was boosted by a $121,000 Tufts Health Plan Foundation grant, according to a Thursday statement by the school. more
Medley Genomics, a life sciences startup out of Brown University, has received $250,000 in seed funding from the Slater Technology Fund to build partnerships and demonstrate its concept with collaborators. more
Robert D. Atkinson, president of the Washington, D.C.-based Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, talks about Rhode Island’s performance in a recent study that evaluated states on technological innovation. more
(Updated 9:46 a.m. and 2:56 p.m.) A 22-year-old Brown University senior made Forbes’ 2017 30 under 30 list of the top change-makers and innovators in the country. more
The 20 registered nurses that received bachelor’s degrees in nursing from the University of Rhode Island in December are the first graduates of the university’s College of Nursing’s online registered nurse to Bachelor of Science in nursing program, the only such program offered by a public university in Rhode Island. more
Education nonprofit The College Crusade of Rhode Island raised $40,000 at its Nov. 17 Believe Breakfast, which honors the dedication of educators, state policymakers, business leaders, philanthropic organizations, community agencies and families who support the academic success of younger generations. more
Kelly Ramirez sees growth in the number of people who want to create a positive social and economic impact in Rhode Island. The trend works well for the CEO of Providence-based Social Enterprise Greenhouse, an accelerator comprising a … more
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