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Higher Education
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Richard Beaupre, founder and CEO of Lincoln-based ChemArt and a University of Rhode Island alumnus, has pledged $2.5 million for construction of URI’s new chemical and forensic sciences building. more
PROVIDENCE – Brown University has launched a $3 billion comprehensive fundraising campaign titled BrownTogether Friday evening, the largest in its history. The previous comprehensive campaign, … more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College named its Center for Design, Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing after U.S. Rep. James R. Langevin in a ceremony Oct. 17. The center will provide state-of-the-art technology for RIC students, engage … more
Five of the state's 11 college presidents are women, dwarfing the national average of 26 percent, as of 2011, according to the Washington, D.C.-based American Council on Education. Four of those five women were brought together last week, … more
With economic development and job creation closely tied to land development, Rhode Island saw a number of real estate development projects abandoned midstream as a result of the Great Recession. Now, as our real estate economy is starting to … more
School district and community partners from the Providence Children and Youth Cabinet attended a daylong summit at the White House on Oct. 21 on how to surmount barriers for first-generation students seeking financial aid. more
Brown University leaders will break ground Thursday evening on an $88 million School of Engineering building that will focus on nanoscience and bioengineering research. more
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology rejected demands from a student-led group to divest its $13.5 billion endowment of fossil-fuel investments, joining universities such as Harvard and Yale. more
An assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island has won a Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society. more
(Updated 4:24 p.m.) A topping off ceremony was held recently for Bryant University’s new Academic Innovation Center, a two-story, 50,000-square-foot building under construction by Everett, Mass.-based Bond. more
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