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PROVIDENCE – While Brown University has the largest endowment fund among colleges in southern New England, Rhode Island College was the only local institution that didn't post a decline in 2015-16, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported Feb. 13. Brown's … more
PROVIDENCE – The Corporation of Brown University announced on Feb. 13 it has authorized the commencement of the selection process for an architect to design a new campus performing arts center. A vote on Feb. 11 by the corporation's … more
Rhode Island is rich in economic history. Samuel Slater, dubbed "father of the American Industrial Revolution" by Andrew Jackson, erected his first mill in Pawtucket. A hundred years later the robber barons transformed the oceanside city of Newport … more
The Labor Department recently announced that the U.S. economy had enjoyed a record 76 consecutive months with job gains. Yet at the same time, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reports that 5.6 million jobs remain unfilled because of a pernicious "skills … more
How a Nobel Prize-winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality. W. W. Norton & Co. more
As a way to expand the offerings of its student-led investment fund, Bryant University has extended a visiting professor appointment to Kevin Maloney, a veteran of the finance industry and academic in the field of fixed-income investments. more
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth associate professor of STEM education and teacher development Walter Stroup has received a $457,755 grant from the National Science Foundation. more
Cliff Weitzman, a Brown University senior, last month made Forbes’ 2017 30 under 30 class, a collection of the leading young changemakers and innovators in the country. Weitzman, who was featured in the education category, talks about being named to the list and his plans for the future. more
New England Institute of Technology President Richard I. Gouse announced Tuesday that the university has been granted general authority to award master of science degrees by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc., Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. more
The Brown Corporation announced on Monday it has authorized the commencement of the selection process for an architect to design a new campus performing arts center. more
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