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Ballard elected to Academy of Arts and Sciences

The University of Rhode Island oceanography professor best known for discovering the wreck of the Titanic has been elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. More>>

Champions award raises profile of Center for Dynamic Learning Video included

Students at the Center for Dynamic Learning in Providence take a class in the machine shop. Students at the Center for Dynamic Learning in Providence take a class in the machine shop.
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Representatives of the Center for Dynamic Learning show how a grant and promotional support have changed their operation. More>>

United Way, BankNewport announce out-of-school learning program

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United Way of Rhode Island and BankNewport are teaming up to increase out-of-school learning for children in Newport. More>>

Salve Regina gets $1M gift for nursing program

Salve Regina University in Newport is starting a new graduate program in nursing with the help of a $1 million gift. More>>

Union leaders to discuss plan to arm URI police Video included

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The leadership of the union that covers faculty at the University of Rhode Island is meeting to discuss further steps it can take in response to a plan to have campus police carry guns. More>>

Museums offer school vacation activities Video included

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The New Bedford Whaling Museum and the Providence Children's Museum have activities to keep children occupied over school vacation week.
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Bill calls for 'green cleaning' in schools

A bill introduced in the Rhode Island House calls for the use of environmentally friendlier cleaning products at schools to lessen any impact on student health and the environment. More>>

URI breaks ground on center for LGBTQ community Video included

Dignitaries break ground for a new LGBTQ Center on the University of Rhode Island Campus in South Kingstown, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Dignitaries break ground for a new LGBTQ Center on the University of Rhode Island Campus in South Kingstown, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
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URI campus leaders said they hope construction of the center will improve the university's troubled relationship with the gay community. More>>

RIC offering new program for middle school teachers

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 Rhode Island College is now offering new program for middle-grade teachers. More>>

University of Rhode Island police to carry guns Video included

A Rhode Island State police officer holds a shotgun outside Chafee Hall on the campus of the University of Rhode Island after the school ordered a lockdown of the campus in South Kingstown, R.I., Thursday, April 4, 2013. A Rhode Island State police officer holds a shotgun outside Chafee Hall on the campus of the University of Rhode Island after the school ordered a lockdown of the campus in South Kingstown, R.I., Thursday, April 4, 2013.
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The University of Rhode Island will be the last public university in the country to arm its campus police force.
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Central Falls dropout returns to challenge students Video included

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Andres Idarraga went from high school dropout to Ivy League grad, and tells others how they can beat the odds. More>>

Report looks at earning potential of RI graduates

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A new report from the Rhode Island Campaign for Achievement Now looks at the state's education system. More>>

Winman Junior High School music department receives award

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Warwick's Winman Junior High School Music Department receives the 2014 National Association of Music Merchants Merit Award. More>>

Central Falls valedictorian accepted to Harvard

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A Central Falls High School senior has been accepted to Harvard University. It's the first time a student from the Rhode Island school has been accepted to the Ivy League university. More>>

Public schools face rising cost of educating children with autism Video included

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To date, about 2,200 children in Rhode Island's public school system are being treated for autism spectrum disorders. More>>

URI unveils new 5K running course

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The University of Rhode Island has established a 5K run course, certified by United States Track and Field. More>>

Students push to bring 'power soccer' to area Video included

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A group of Bellingham High School seniors are doing what they can to change the lives of disabled athletes in the region. More>>

Viola Davis inspires girls from her native Central Falls Video included

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A Women's Summit at Bryant University draws more than 1,000 people to hear an Oscar-nominated actress from Central Falls. More>>

Surgeon who operated on bombing victims inspires students Video included

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Students at Mount St. Charles hear a riveting story from an alumnus who helped save victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. More>>

Chef shows students how to eat healthier Video included

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A celebrity chef visits a Smithfield elementary school as part of Eat Healthy Rhode Island Day. More>>

Teen chef waits for word on world record Video included

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A senior at the Met School who cooked for 40 straight hours will have to wait to learn if he's set a record.
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NEIT students to compete in Chrysler gaming competition

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More than a dozen teams of students from the New England Institute of Technology will compete in the Chrysler Gaming Competition at the school's East Greenwich campus. More>>

Officials want to turn Triplett School into early learning center

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Newport school officials want to open an early learning center at the vacant Triplett School. More>>

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