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Higher Education
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The University of Rhode Island has received a competitive grant from the National Science Foundation to improve the writing skills of graduate students of science. more
Brown University is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world, according to the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities, according to the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. more
A $67,200 grant awarded to the Middletown Historical Society from the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program will be used to fund a Revolutionary War battlefield study in Middletown. more
The Community College of Rhode Island’s Early Childhood Education/Child Development associate degree program is the first in the state to receive national accreditation. more
(Updated 10:37 a.m.) The Polaris Manufacturing Extension Partnership announced Monday it is committing all of its $350,000 in state funding to programming for small manufacturers in Rhode Island through its new “Rocket” program. more
Following a national search, Maling Ebrahimpour of St. Petersburg, Fla., has been appointed dean of the University of Rhode Island’s College of Business Administration. more
Student-loan borrowers are flocking to relief programs touted by President Barack Obama that lower their monthly payments and put them on a path to debt forgiveness. more
The University of Rhode Island is investigating the inappropriate collection and possible use of information related to about 3,000 university email accounts. more
(Updated, 4 p.m., Aug. 21) Some of the region’s most notable companies have been named in Providence Business News’ fourth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies awards program. more
A decadelong study of water quality in Narragansett Bay by oceanographers from the University of Rhode Island has found that reductions in nitrogen discharged into the bay from sewage treatment plants has resulted in much clearer water and fewer algae blooms. more
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