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James Hays, Manning assistant professor of computer science at Brown University, has been awarded a fellowship grant by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Hays was recognized for his work in computer graphics, computer vision and computational … more
Heavy snows this winter collapsed dozens of roofs in southern New England, with the structural design as much of a factor in many cases as the amount of snowfall. Rhode Island's winter 2015 snowfall as of March 6 averaged 73.2 inches, … more
If some of the state money colleges and universities in Rhode Island receive were tied to student graduation goals, would the schools become more effective in producing the kinds of graduates businesses say they need?
That's part of the rationale … more
Sensata Technologies President and CEO Martha Sullivan was named the Bryant University 2015 Women’s Summit New England Businesswoman of the Year Friday at the daylong event held Friday at the school’s Smithfield campus. more
1 In February you awarded a ninth round of Collaborative Research STAC grants on climate variability. How do you select the year’s focus? The round of grants that we just awarded is the required … more
President Barack Obama took administration action this week aimed at helping federal student loan borrowers navigate the repayment process and tightening rules for private companies servicing school debt. more
College tuition is outpacing inflation across the board, a phenomenon even the Ivy League and its fat endowments can't escape. Next year, tuition will rise an average of 3.76 percent at the Ivies—pushing the cost of attendance up to as high as $63,000. more
(Updated 3:56 p.m.) The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth had 27 violent crime reports in 2013, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation crime statistics. more
Newly calculated and troubling graduation and remedial education rates at Rhode Island’s public institutions of higher education are the impetus for proposed performance-based funding aid to the schools. more
Brown University ranked 19th in a list of the top 50 science research universities, according to Best College Reviews. more
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