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Roger Williams University and town officials on Thursday celebrated the Fund for Civic Activities initiative, which has awarded nearly $200,000 in university grants to 130 projects since 2007. more
The Council on Postsecondary Education has identified three finalists for the post of president at the Community College of Rhode Island and intends to appoint one of them at a meeting on Dec. 2. more
New England Institute of Technology, which has frozen tuition for more than three decades, renewed its tuition freeze Wednesday for students enrolling by Jan. 1. more
A business administration professor emeritus at Providence College has pledged $500,000 to the new business studies center, expected to open in 2017. more
Why don’t more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: “In the early 1980s, American men with at least four years of college education earned about 40 percent more on average than those whose education ended with high school. more
Roger Williams University has extended its tuition freeze and four-year guarantee for another academic year, through 2016-2017, the university announced Monday. more
Brown University researchers have made what they describe as an important step in improving the performance of the brain-computer interface that they have been laboring on in recent years. more
As a financial planner for more than a decade, one of the most important goals that I help clients plan for is saving for a loved one's college expenses. When it comes to the benefits of college, statistics tell the story. The average … more
Mindy Levine, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island, was one of 10 women throughout the country to receive a Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society. Levine specializes in synthetic organic chemistry, and … more
A stampede in September killed more than 700 people outside the holy city of Mecca, in Saudi Arabia. A fire in October killed more than 32 people inside a Bucharest nightclub in Romania. A panicked crowd last December killed at least 36 people … more
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