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Want one more reason for Rhode Island’s much-discussed skills gap? An estimated 111,000 residents left college without earning their degree, according to the state education board. more
Richard Locke’s mission at the helm of Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies is to guide and shape its expansion from a research center and think tank to become a more powerful force in helping to address the global challenges of the 21st century. more
For Joe Botelho, 54, of East Providence, the pressures of completing a degree at Rhode Island College in 1991 were just too much. more
Oshean Inc., a nonprofit group formed to develop communications infrastructure in Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts, announced the completion Friday of Beacon 2.0, a high-speed fiber-optic network connecting more than 100 schools, hospitals, libraries and government agencies. more
The University of Rhode Island generated $726 million in statewide economic activity, supported an estimated 8,200 jobs and provided approximately $392 million in wages in fiscal 2012, according to a report released Wednesday by the URI Foundation. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School of Law earned a place among the top five law schools in the region for black students in the Lawyers of Color Black Student’s Guide to Law Schools 2014. more
News that Johnson & Wales University was not bidding to retain its contract to operate the Rhode Island Small Business Development Center was not shocking. After all, it was when the SBDC contract with Bryant University ended that JWU took over the joint venture with the U.S. Small Business Administration in 2006. more
A young man clutched his sketch book and introduced himself as Eric He, even though his resume announces him as Zhong-Xiou He. more
For the second year in a row, tuition at Roger Williams University will remain at $29,976, not including fees, room or board. Undergraduates who enroll in the 2014-15 academic year with that rate and remain continuously enrolled will also be charged that fixed amount for four years at the Bristol university. more
The skills gap is an often-told Rhode Island story – jobs open and a shortage of trained workers to fill them, most glaringly in technology. more
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