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The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has been designated as a doctoral research university, joining Brown University and the University of Rhode Island among local schools with the distinction. more
(Updated 3:09 p.m.) Eleven entrepreneurs with Rhode Island connections have made it onto Forbes’ annual “30 under 30” list released Monday. more
Post-traumatic stress disorder remains a difficult, urgent and prevalent problem among combat veterans, but millions of nonveterans also experience the condition. A new study in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry finds that, compared to what the Veterans Administration and Defense Department offer, treatment resources for nonveterans are much less cohesive and helpful. more
BRISTOL – The Roger Williams University Center for Economic and Environmental Development is now enrolling students for applied shellfish farming, a noncredit course offered during the winter/spring semester that teaches both aspiring shellfish … more
Of the 18 studies generated by the College & University Research Collaborative over the past two years, state leaders cite only a few as having had direct impact on policy decision-making, and there's been no active tracking of their usefulness. The … more
In supporting the creation of the College & University Research Collaborative, the Rhode Island Foundation hoped to give state leaders impartial and focused data to inform policy debates. The tool would be a series of research projects on … more
New England Institute of Technology has been selected for the fifth consecutive year to serve as an official host site for the 2016 Global Game Jam, a 48-hour game design event to be held Jan. 29 to 31. more
A study authored by Brown associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior Lisa Uebelacker suggests that yoga may offer substantial benefits for many sufferers of bipolar disorder. more
Lisa J. Raiola is founder and president of Hope & Main in Warren, Rhode Island's first culinary business incubator. She's also vice president of institutional advancement at Roger Williams University. Raiola, who lives in Bristol, conceptualized … more
Christina H. Paxson became Brown University's 19th president in July 2012. She led development of the 10-year university strategic plan, "Building on Distinction," completed in late 2013. Paxson continues to focus her own research on the … more
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