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The entry-to-practice nurse residency program at Providence’s VA Medical Center, operated through Rhode Island College’s School of Nursing, became the first school in the Ocean State and one of 10 VA-affiliated programs in the nation to receive a five-year accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. more
Jayashree Nimmagadda is a professor in the Master of Social Work Program at Rhode Island College’s School of Social Work. more
As a biologist, I know that populations of organisms, faced with a changing environment, adapt or go extinct. That's a useful lesson for social organizations as well, and higher education is no exception. Colleges and universities have … more
Many working professionals are expected to understand legal standards and concepts, but lack a formal legal education. After identifying this as a need, Roger Williams University School of Law created a master's degree program that allows … more
At the 21st annual New England Fine Furnishings Show held recently, two Rhode Island-based designers took home “Best in Show” awards for their work, according to a release sent Tuesday by KL Communications and Rockler Woodworking and Hardware. more
The Henry Luce Foundation, the largest private source of funding for women studying science, mathematics and engineering, has chosen Providence College to receive its Clare Booth Luce Program grant, which will provide tuition and paid research experiences to eight undergraduate female students, according to a statement by the school on Wednesday. more
During the last academic year, 5,409 international students in Rhode Island contributed $217.5 million to the state economy and supported 2,368 jobs, according to a report recently released by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. more
Using sonar and other tools, researchers and University of Rhode Island students are mapping the Atlantic Ocean floor to measure changes after Hurricane Sandy. more
Three questions: What does Donald J. Trump’s election portend for higher education? How should we respond to ill-conceived, threatening, or dangerous initiatives from Washington? Is higher education somehow complicit in President-elect Trump’s victory? more
A $27 million gift to Brown University from The Warren Alpert Foundation will allow the university to expand its M.D./Ph.D. program for physician-scientists by more than tripling funding for it, and endow a professorship in the Brown Institute for Translational Science. more
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